Manchester City recovered on Tuesday from Saturday's 2-2 tie against Newcastle United. The team of Josep Guardiola booked a very dominant victory when they visited Burnley: 1-4. Crystal Palace won with ten men from Bournemouth (1-0).
Manchester City had 76 percent of the ball against Burnley and never ran into problems. Gabriel Jesus scored the first two goals, after which Rodri and Riyad Mahrez made it 0-4.
Burnley's substitute Robbie Brady's goal was only one minute before the end.
Manchester City is at least for one day in second place in the Premier League, with eight points less than leader Liverpool. The 'Reds' will play the derby against Everton on Wednesday, while number three Leicester City will take on Watford at home.
Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt was injured in the home game with Bournemouth. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Crystal Palace wins with ten men from Bournemouth
Crystal Palace was up against Bournemouth from captain Nathan Aké for more than seventy minutes with a man down, but the team won 1-0.
Jeffrey Schlupp scored the only goal at Selhurst Park fifteen minutes before the end. The Ghanaian came in after half an hour for Dutch national Patrick van Aanholt, who dropped out with a hamstring injury.
Crystal Palace played with ten men from the nineteenth minute through a red card from Mamadou Sakho. The defender was dismissed by referee Anthony Taylor after a strong and high tackle on Bournemouth right back Adam Smith.
Eleven-time Oranje-international Aké was the captain of Bournemouth for the first time in a Premier League-game. Permanent captain Simon Francis started on the bench with the team of manager Eddie Howe, who is 12th with sixteen points. Crystal Palace is doing surprisingly well with a fifth place and 21 points.
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