Pep Guardiola’s facet are on the point of title glory after targets from Sergio Aguero and Ferran Torres within the second half ensured they noticed off Crystal Palace with a 2-0 away win.
If Man Utd delay the title race, no less than formally, by avoiding defeat in opposition to Liverpool then Man City may have the possibility to complete it subsequent week as a substitute after they host Chelsea on May 8.
It was a outcome that made the Champions League qualification image look a lot clearer.
Leicester took 4 factors from their two video games this week to edge nearer to that purpose, beating Palace 2-1 earlier than a 1-1 draw in opposition to Southampton on Friday.
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