Manchester City vs Leicester City – Football match report – December 26, 2021

City of Manchester extended their lead at the top of the Premier League by six points after a thrilling 6-3 win at home Leicester City on Sunday.

The home team scored four goals in the first 25 minutes with Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan on the scoreboard while Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling score from the penalty spot.

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Leicester produced a great fight in the second half as James Maddison, Ademola Lookman and Kelechi Iheanacho made it 4-3.

However, a Aymeric Laporte A header and another Sterling goal ended the game late in the game as Pep Guadiola’s men marched to their ninth consecutive Premier League win.

De Bruyne opened the scoring for Man City after 5 minutes with a beautiful cut into the bottom corner of the goal.

City were awarded a penalty eight minutes later Youri Tielemans knock out Laporte in the box and Mahrez stepped up to score against his old side.

The home side scored a third then as Gundogan finished off a teammate’s move while Sterling was fouled in the area and converted another free-kick to make it 4-0 in 25 minutes.

Leicester responded in the second half and scored three goals in 10 minutes through Maddison, Lookman and Iheanacho to threaten a stunning comeback.

However, Leicester’s weakness in games continued to occur as Laporte and Sterling both scored from corners to seal an interesting victory on Gift Day for Man City. Manchester City vs Leicester City – Football match report – December 26, 2021

Jake Nichol

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