Manchester City look the team to beat after Everton KO

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Manchester City maintained their 100 percent win record this season as they beat Everton 2-0 at the Goodison Park on Sunday, virtue of wonder goals from Aleksander Kolarov and Samir Nasri.

The game against the Toffees began in similar fashion as that of the one versus Chelsea. City's spearhead, Sergio Aguero, forced two fine saves from Everton 'keeper Tim Howard inside the opening ten minutes.

City pressure

David Silva was the chief tormentor for the opposition once again. His precise passing and ability to find his teammates in even the tightest of situations kept City in the game.


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Everton's only real chance in the game came when Romelu Lukaku's free-kick hit the woodwork. It was a well taken power shot that had beaten City 'keeper Joe Hart but unfortunately went over the bar. The first-half ended on equal terms, with neither side able to find a goal.

In the second half, the Etihad outfit came out firing all cylinders. They pressed the opposition high and took control of the game. It almost resulted in a goal, as Silva's shot rattled the post after some fine work by Raheem Sterling.


A goal finally came in the 60th minute, when Sterling laid off an inch perfect through ball for Kolarov, who blasted the ball into the net from a tight angle.

The goal was without doubt a great one but was mostly the fault of Howard. The Everton 'keeper was probably expecting a cross from the Serbian and failed to react to the powerful shot.

Kompany good again

Captain Vincent Kompany was also once again at his best. He made a fine goal line clearance from a Gareth Barry header and made some outstanding interceptions. Elaquim Mangala also had a good game, particularly in the second half. Both of them are complementing each other well. Perhaps that's the reason why City are yet to concede a goal this season.

Jesus Navas meanwhile wasted a golden opportunity to kill the game when his shot hit the face of Howard. Everton tried their best to get back into the game after that, but City's defence was far too organised to let that happen.

It was a clinical second half display from City as they cruised to another victory. They remain unbeaten this season and have scored eight goals without reply. Pablo Zabaleta, their first-choice right-back is yet to start for them, whilst the transfer window is still open and a move for Kevin de Bruyne is widely expected. If that happens, City will have a fearsome attacking unit at their disposal.

Premier League champions in waiting?

At the moment, City have the momentum with them. They are playing like champions and might become just that at the end of the season if they continue to perform with such quality.

Well, only time will provide an ultimate answer to that theory.

City fans, are you going to win the league this season? Can anyone stop Pellegrini's men? Let us know in the comments box below.

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