Manchester City vs Leicester City: Gabriel Jesus scores in 3-1 win for the Citizens

Manchester City vs Leicester City: Gabriel Jesus scores in 3-1 win for the Citizens

- Manchester City vs Leicester City's Premier League tie ended 3-1 in favor of Guardiola's men

- Riyad Mahrez, IIkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus scored the three goals for Manchester City

- Jamie Vardy scored for Leicester City as they stay second on the EPL standings despite the defeat

Premier League champions Manchester City on Saturday night, December 21, beat rivals Leicester City 3-1 at the Etihad stadium to keep pressure on second placed Foxes.

Despite this victory by Pep Guardiola's men, they are still occupying third position on the Premier League standings, but they have reduced the gap between them and Leicester to just one point.

England striker Jamie Vardy scored the first goal for Leicester City in the 22nd minute after receiving a fine assist from Harvey Barnes.

But Algeria international Riyad Mahrez restored parity for Manchester City in the 30th minute before Ilkay Gundogan gave the Citizens the lead via a penalty in the 48th minute.

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The first half however ended with Manchester City taking the 2-1 lead into the dressing room.

Brazilian football star Gabriel Jesus netted the third goal for Manchester City in the 69th minute and it was Kevin De Bruyne who gave him the assist as Pep Guardiola's men won 3-1.

Earlier, had reported how Pep Guardiola made it clear that he will quit Manchester City if he does not meet the set target this season in the Premier League.

According to the report, the Spanish boss discussed his relationship with the Etihad chief Khaldoon Al Mubarak, in his new book 'Pep's City: The Making of a Superteam',

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