Man City vs Cardiff City: De Bruyne, Sane score as City move top EPL table

Man City vs Cardiff City: De Bruyne, Sane score as City move top EPL table

- Man City vs Cardiff City ended in a 2-0 victory as City go top of the table

- Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane scored a goal each in the first half for City

- Cardiff have six games to salvage their Premier League status in the coming weeks

Man City vs Cardiff City ended 2-0 in favour of Pep Guardiola's side as City go one point clear of Premier League rivals Liverpool.

It did not take for the Citizens to make a statement about their title ambitions as Kevin De Bruyne put his side up after just five minutes into the match.

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The Belgian international got a super pass from Aymeric Laporte and he finished the ball into the left hand corner of the goalkeeper. 1-0 to City.

Neil Warnock's side proved stubborn but they were no match for their opponents as the English champions doubled their lead just before half time.

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An in-swinging cross from the Riyad Mahrez went straight into the path of Gabriel Jesus and the Brazilian gave a first-time chest pass to Leroy Sane who slammed home with his favourite left-foot.

The Citizens went into the break with a 2-0 lead but failed to score in the second 45 minutes which did not matter as they go top of the league.

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On the other hand, Cardiff are still in contention to rescue themselves from joining Huddersfield Town and Fulham who got relegated on the matchday 32 matches.

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Sergio Aguero will miss Manchester City's home clash with Cardiff City in the Premier League on Wednesday, April 3.

The current highest goal scorer in the English topflight division limped off in the 57th minute of his side's 2-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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