Manchester City Earn Hard
Pep Gaurdiola's side Manchester City climbed up to second in the premier league table with a hard - fought victory over Bournemouth by 2-0 at Vitality stadium.
Acquiring started on the bench again, Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero appeared after just 14 minutes afterward an injury to Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus.
Although it was winger Raheem Sterling who netted the opener from close range on the half - hour mark, having been disagreed by a dazzling. 'The Cherries' goal - keeper Arter Boruc save two minutes before.
Bournemouth thought they had replied
Bournemouth thought they had replied instantly but Norway striker Joshua King's strike was ruled out for pulling City defender John Stone's shirt in the build - up.
Ireland midfielder Harry Arter's curling shot stretched City goalkeeper Willy Caballero into a good save, before Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings put City's second into his own net under pressure from Aguero.
Germany winger Leroy Sane clatterd the bar late on, As city lengthened their undefeated run to five games in all competitions.
Manchester City climbed three places in the premier league table to appear as Jose Mourinho team Chelsea closest challenges after the blue side ( group leaders ) dropped point against Burnely on Sunday.
City are now eight points drifted from group leader Chelsea who they meet at Stamford Bridge on 5 April. They will take stimulus from their title - winning team of 2011- 12 when they breaked back the same arrears on rivals Manchester United. On that occurance with just six matches remaining.
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This duration they have 13 games in which to do it as former Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola looks at win a best - flight domestic trophies for the seventh time in the past eight seasons.
The former Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero, who failed to start for the third successive game, was substitute on after Jesus turned his ankle in the opening 15' minutes of the match.