Manchester City moved to the highest of the Premier League after Kevin de Bruyne’s world-class free-kick broke down Leicester City’s cussed resistance on the King Power Stadium.
Foxes’ supervisor Brendan Rodgers had clearly arrange his workforce to do a containing job on the reigning champions and it had labored successfully till De Bruyne curled a powerful strike into the highest nook from 25 yards 4 minutes after half-time.
De Bruyne’s objective was reward for City’s dominance, although they missed the killer contact of the absent Erling Haaland, who has been affected by a fever and a foot damage.
Elsewhere, Crysencio Summerville scored a dramatic late winner as Leeds surprised Liverpool 2-1 to injury the Reds’ top-four hopes and transfer out of the Premier League relegation zone.
The hosts had misplaced to bottom-of-the-table Nottingham Forest of their final league outing however had been hoping to construct on their dominant 3-0 win at Ajax within the Champions League in midweek.
However, they made the worst doable begin in opposition to a Leeds aspect who began the day within the backside three when a poor again cross by Joe Gomez was pounced on by Rodrigo, who poked into an empty web.
Liverpool responded nicely and equalised quickly after when Mohamed Salah volleyed in from Andy Robertson’s cross.
But Leeds, belying their lowly place within the desk, confirmed nice starvation in response to that equaliser and hit the woodwork by means of Brenden Aaronson.
And, within the remaining minute of regular time, Summerville picked up the ball from Patrick Bamford earlier than firing throughout Alisson to ship the away help wild.
The defeat – Liverpool’s second in a row within the Premier League – means they’re ninth and eight factors off the highest 4, whereas Leeds transfer up to fifteenth.