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Leicester City 0-1 Man City: Kevin De Bruyne free-kick sends champions top of the Premier League


Match report as Man City beat Leicester City 1-0 at the Ruler Power; the guests guarantee every one of the three focuses thanks to Kevin De Bruyne’s last part free-kick; City go top of the Premier League in front of Stockpile’s conflict with Nottingham Forest on Sunday;

Leicester stay seventeenth in the table


Kevin De Bruyne’s magnificent last-part free-kick was sufficient to hand a Man City side missing Erling Haaland a 1-0 win at Leicester City as the Premier League champions went top of the table.


In a firmly battled challenge at the Ruler Power on Saturday noon, Enthusiasm Guardiola’s side guaranteed every one of the three focuses thanks to De Bruyne’s turning 49th-minute free-kick that cruised over-top the Leicester wall from 25 yards out, prior to finding the rear of the net off within the post with Danny Ward vulnerable.


Subsequently, City downplayed the shortfall of the Premier League’s top scorer, who had begun each game this season following his mid-year move, scoring 22 objectives, however, had not recuperated from a lower leg thump so as to include, move a point clear of Stockpile at the highest point of the table before their home conflict with Nottingham Forest on Sunday.


Leicester, in the interim, remains one spot over the drop zone in front of Saturday’s other’s first-class apparatuses in the wake of seeing their three-game dominating run at the Ruler Power, during which time they had not surrendered, reach a conclusion.


Player appraisals


Leicester Ward (7), Justin (7), Amartey (6), Faes (7), Soyuncu (7), Castagne (6), Dewsbury-Corridor (6), Tielemans (7), Barnes (7), Maddison (6), Vardy (6)

Subs: Iheanacho (7), Daka (6), Mendy (6)

Man City: Ederson (7), Cancelo (7), Stones (6), Laporte (6), Akanji (6), Gundogan (6), Rodri (7), De Bruyne (8), Grealish (7), Alvarez (6), Silva (7)

Subs: Diaz (6), Foden (6)

Man of the match: Kevin De Bruyne

How City went top of the table


Leicester took on City having gotten back to the type of late in the wake of dominating their last three matches at home without surrendering, however with a difference in shape as Brendan Rodgers changed to a 3-4-3.


Be that as it may, three at the back truly transformed into five in the main half as City ruled both belonging and domain, pushing their hosts back right all along, but without genuinely testing Ward.


That was all different, however, after a half-opportunity as City turned out in alternate stuff, practically starting to lead the pack directly from the restart as Rodri terminated a low drive creeps past the post before the guests made the leap forward.

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