EPL: Man City extend record-breaking run; Ndidi in action as Leicester thump Southampton
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EPL: Man City extend record-breaking run; Ndidi in action as Leicester thump Southampton

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English Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their record-breaking run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15 with a 4-0 dismantling of Swansea City on Wednesday night.

A brace by David Silva and a goal each by Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne helped the away team secure the win.

The Pep Guardiola’s side are still 11 points clear at the top of the table after 17 games and will host Tottenham in matchday 18 this weekend.

Meanwhile, Swansea’s sixth defeat from nine home league matches this season leaves them rooted to the foot of the table, two points adrift of safety.

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Elsewhere, former champions, Leicester City thrashed Southampton 4-1 to continue their impressive form.

Super Eagles star, Wilfred Ndidi was in action throughout the game as reigning CAF Footballer of the Year, Riyad mahrez opened the scoring forthe Foxes.

A brace by Japan international Shinji Okazaki and a goal by midfielder Andy King gave the Claude Puel’s side a comfortable away victory, as the Southampton’s Maya Yoshida goal could not count for much.

In the other games on Wednesday night, Manchester United edged past Bournemouth 1-0, thanks to a Romelu Lukaku goal, as Tottenham Hotspurs defeated Brighton 2-0.

Arsenal were held to a goalless draw at West Ham, Everton pipped Newcastle 1-0, while Liverpool were frustrated by West Brom in a goalless encounter at Anfield.

 

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