Manchester City 4-1 Victory Over Manchester United Was Enough To Get Them Closer To The Tittle.

Manchester City was able to stay up the Premier League table retaining their six-point lead at the top with a convincing 4-1 victory over Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium .

They needed the win at all cost because their closest rival, Liverpool are also taking all their chances by claiming very possible point to grab. So Man City can not just afford to drop any point now if they really want to claim the EPL title this season.

It was thought that the match would be a difficult derby for the two Manchester teams, 5th min: Man City took the lead after just five minutes as Bernardo Silva gave a low pass back into the box which Kevin De Bruyne played with a perfect finish, taking advantage of some sleepy Man United defending.

It did take too long when an equalizer came on the 22nd minute, Manchester United equalized on the counter as Paul Pogba plays the ball through for Jadon Sancho, who used an overlapping run as a trick before cutting inside and curling an accurate finish into the bottom corner from the edge of the box.

At this point it looks like United would be able to hold Man city to an extent but unfortunately for Man United, Kevin De Bruyne grabs his second goal of the game from close range, as the hosts go into a 2-1 lead.

The did not stop coming as Riyad Mahrez got his first and the second goal in the match. Manchester City at this point were 4-1 as United had nothing to play for again.

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I think Cristiano Ronaldo absent did not help them as he would have motivated the Red Devils boy to fight for glory to an extent.

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