Manchester City have taken another giant stride towards a third Premier League title by overcoming Stoke City 2-0 in Monday night’s clash at the bet365 Stadium.

A goal early in either half from David Silva proved the difference in the end, as the Citizens remained on course to seal the top-flight crown at home to Manchester United next month.

Back-to-back away league wins for the first time since December, and a first double in this fixture since 1998-99, takes Pep Guardiola’s men 16 points clear at the summit with eight games to go