A match that appeared to almost become a tie was changed by the emergence of Gabriel Jesus who helped Man City secure their 3-points.
Having failed to provide a goal, Sergio Aguero was taken off the one-man-front role of Guardiola’s 4-1-4-1 formation, necessitating the installation of Brazilian front-man, Garbiel Jesus.
Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez provided the support from the middle line with Rodri back center, while Mendy, Fernandinho, Kyle Walker and Laporte who was later pulled for Otamendi, took care of supporting the goalkeeper.
At the other end Kelechi Iheanacho who provided support upfront for Jamie Vardy only had to see the first half of the game as he was uninstalled at the early into the second half of the game due to injury threats.
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A 3-5-2 formation from the Foxes had them flood the midfield as well with Ricardo Pereira coming in from the right side, while Ben Chilwell came from the left side as both as well provided support for James Maddison and Youri Tielemans who competed in the center of the pitch.
Later on, weak defense from the back side as Christian Fuchs was later on substituted making way for Ayoze Perez who played out the last minutes ensuring no other goals are been conceived as joined forces with Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu to support their keeper.
Good performance for the Dane, Kasper Schmeichel who earlier on at the 62nd minute of the game stopped a penalty shootout from Sergio Aguero from making its way to the back of the net.
Now 19 points behind Liverpool, Manchester City have no other option for the EPL than hold on strong to the second place as they clearly can’t get past The Reds.
Leicester at the other end are also 6 points ahead of the Blues who look to step up to secure their top four race after a 2-1 win over Spurs.