Premier League champions Manchester City have extended their winning run to three games in the English top flight after the slim victory over Leicester City. Manchester City came into the game against hosts Leicester City on the back two successive 5-0 victories in the Premier League and they were able to make it three wins in a row with the 1-0 win over the Foxes on the back of the opening weekend loss to North London giants Tottenham Hotspur.
England international Raheem Sterling started the game at Spurs and was largely anonymous. The hosts secured the three points at stake thanks to the second half strike from South Korea national team talisman Son Heung-Min. Since the defeat to Tottenham, Manchester City have won three straight league games to move into the top three on the Premier League standings.
Manchester City thumped Norwich City 5-0 at home to record their first Premier League win of the season with England international Jack Grealish getting one of the goals. Spanish forward Ferran Torres then scored twice to propel the defending champions to another 5-0 home win in the league. Three-time Premier League winners Arsenal were on the receiving end of the second 5-0 thrashing with ten men thanks to the first half red card to Swiss international Granit Xhaka for a lunging tackle on Portuguese fullback Joao Cancelo.
Raheem Sterling was on the bench for the two 5-0 home victories and the same thing happened when the champions travelled to the King Power Stadium to face Leicester City. Manchester City recorded a slim win thanks to the strike from Portuguese playmaker Bernardo Silva. The former AS Monaco player scored the only goal of the game on 62 minutes as he tucked away the rebound after Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu blocked the shot from the aforementioned Cancelo. Raheem Sterling came on for the abovementioned Torres two minutes after the opening cum only goal of the game.
The impressive away win over FA Cup champions Leicester City ensured that Manchester City sealed a place in the top three with nine points from four matches.