Manchester City thrashed Newcastle United 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon and are now in pole position to win this season’s Premier League title.
City move 3 Points Clear in race for title
The win takes City 3 points clear of Liverpool, with both sides having played 35 games.
Further to the points lead, City also now have a four goal advantage over Liverpool in the goal difference column. Making the task for Jurgen Klopp’s team even more difficult.
City's win over Newcastle was never really in doubt once Raheem Sterling gave them the lead after 19 minutes. The defending Premier League champions were never under pressure from that point and won at a canter.
It was the ideal fixture for City to get going again after the disappointment of losing to Real Madrid in the Champions League last Wednesday.
In total Sterling scored twice, with Aymeric Laporte, Rodri and Phil Foden also all chipping in with one goal each.
In the latest odds to win the Premier League, City are now just 1/10.
Premier League 2021/22 Betting Odds
Next up for City is Wolves away on Wednesday night. For Liverpool, they face old boy Steven Gerrard's Aston Villa at Villa Park on Tuesday.
Going into that fixture, Liverpool will also have one eye on this Saturday's FA Cup Final against Chelsea.