Manchester City saw rival Manchester United win 9-0 from Southampton on Tuesday, but shrugged and continued where it left off. The Citizens had on Turf Moor little trouble with Burnley a booked their ninth (!) Prime Minister League victory in a row.
The team of Erik Pieters had nothing to do with the leader and after three minutes already chased the facts. Gabriel Jesus headed early, after half a rescue of Nick Pope on a shot by Bernardo Silva: 0-1.
Just before rest, it was hit again, after a nice attack on the right. Riyad Mahrez unleashed Ilkay Gündogan, the German played tight and Raheem Sterling was able to enter: 0-2. For Burnley, the damage was limited to 0-2, partly because the VAR rejected a hit by Mahrez.
The team of Pep Guardiola now stands for nine consecutive victories and has already held the zero six times in a row. By the way, the home team did not claim a hit for a moment: Burnley reached two goal attempts in ninety minutes and neither ended up in between the piles. Manchester City now has four days to work towards Sundays squatter against reigning country champion Liverpool.