Gabriel Jesus' brace sink Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium

Gabriel Jesus' brace sink Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium

- Man City cruise to a convincing victory over Wolves in Monday night Premier League clash

- Gabriel Jesus netted two first half goals with an own goal from Conor Coady in the 78th minute to power the hosts to 3-0 win

- They are however second with just four points behind Liverpool on the EPL table

Manchester City keep their Premier League title challenge on track after beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night.

21-year-old striker Gabriel Jesus powered the Citizens ahead just ten minutes into the game after sliding to tap in Leroy Sane's cross.

Wolves were reduced to ten men in the 19th minute following the red card issued to Willy Boly by referee Craig Pawson following a rough challenge on Bernando Silva.

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The Citizens quickly took advantage of the numerical disadvantage and increased their lead in the 39th minute through the Brazilian.

Jesus completed his brace in the match with just six minutes to the end of the first half of the encounter.

And Pep Guardiola emerged winners of the first half of the meeting as they continue to mount pressure on table toppers Liverpool.

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The Citizens benefited from Conor Coady's own goal to increase their tally in the game to three goals in the 78th minute.

Man City however maintained their second position with just four points behind Liverpool after the game.

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They will battle Huddersfield in their next Premier League encounter away from home, and also hope that the Reds drop points in their next game. earlier reported that Manchester City returned top of the Premier League standings following a 1-0 win over Tottenham at the Wembley Stadium.

Pep Guardiola's side are still unbeaten in the domestic scene as City ran away with a first half goal by Riyad Mahrez.

The Algerian reacted quickest to a Raheem Sterling's low cross after the Citizens capitalized on a defensive made by Toby Alderweireld after just six minutes.


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