Manchester City beat Burnley 0-2 on Wednesday night game, to go three points clear of city rival, Manchester United on the English Premier League table. They also have a game in hand, having played just 21 games, one less than Manchester United who have played 22 games.
Manchester City win on Wednesday night is their 13 games straight win against Burnley who lost against Chelsea in the last game.
It started in the worst possible manner for the hosts as goalkeeper Nick Pope parried Bernardo Silva’s stinging shot straight at Gabriel Jesus, who nodded in from a couple of yards out after three minutes.
The visitors dominated possession and doubled their lead before half-time, Ilkay Gundogan fizzing a pass across the six-yard box for Raheem Sterling to tuck home.
Riyad Mahrez, who scored a hat-trick in November’s reverse fixture, had a goal disallowed for offside, while Burnley did not manage a shot on target and only had two efforts all night.
Sean Dyche’s team drop to 16th in the table but remain eight points above the relegation zone after 18th-placed Fulham were beaten by high-flyers Leicester City on Wednesday.