Man City defeats Bournemouth 3-1 in Premier League

Man City defeats Bournemouth 3-1 in Premier League

Liverpool will have the chance to close the gap back to two points when they face local rivals Everton on Sunday.

"Unfortunately I was out of the Champions League match that I really wanted to play".

"The doctors told me [on Friday] Sergio can not play", Guardiola said.

Gabriel Jesus was given a first league start since Sept 1, but the Brazilian did not score, with Raheem Sterling the key figure as City secured a sixth successive league victory.

It was a landmark moment for former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Guardiola, who said: "My 400th win as a manager? The other two I don't know right now". It looked at that stage as though Guardiola had begun to phase the Argentina striker out of his City team.

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva feels the Sky Blues can not afford to be complacent when they take on Watford in the Premier League on Tuesday.

The hosts needed only 16 minutes to break the deadlock, Silva tucking into an empty net after Asmir Begovic was only able to parry as Leroy Sane attempted to get on the end of Oleksandr Zinchenko's ball over the top.

But the leaders restored order in the 57th minute as Sterling continued his mastery of Eddie Howe's team.

Bournemouth's hopes of a stunning upset were dashed as the champions struck again with goals by Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Guendogan.

Gabriel Jesus

Crystal Palace won a league game for the first time since September 15 after a 2-0 home victory against Burnley. I am delighted." While explaining his stand, Guardiola said "Football is not for one player the reason why he plays bad.

"I speak with the doctors every day, they make a report and a briefing", he added.

"To have more continuity in our attacking waves you can not lose the ball so many times".

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Stuart Armstrong drove home an angled finish for Southampton's opening goal in the 13th, and Cedric Soares curled a free kick into the top corner for 2-0.

Romelu Lukaku gave United a lifeline when he slotted home from Rashford's pass in the 33rd minute as the Belgian striker grabbed his first goal in 13 games.

City has won 12 of its 14 league games.

Brighton conceded the fastest goal in the Premier League this season after 54 seconds, but Chris Hughton's team recovered to win 2-1 at 10-man Huddersfield.

Crystal Palace earned their first home win of the season as they beat Burnley 2-0 while Brighton fought back to beat 10-man Huddersfield 2-1.

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