Manchester City continued their pursuit of rivals Manchester United at the top of the Barclays Premier League by easing to a fourth win in succession at the expense of Fulham.

David Silva grabbed both goals, the first inside two minutes and the second a sublime chip, in a 2-0 victory over the Cottagers at the Etihad Stadium. The champions have recovered their poise since losing to United and Sunderland in December and are determined not to give up their crown without a fight.

Striker Edin Dzeko told the club's website, www.mcfc.co.uk: "We have to just keep doing what we're doing. I think Manchester United will drop points sooner or later but we just need to keep winning and keep the pressure on them."

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