EPL table: Manchester City defeat Everton, go top ahead of Liverpool

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EPL table: Manchester City defeat Everton, go top ahead of Liverpool

Manchester City now sit atop the Premier League, following a 2-0 win over Everton on Wednesday night.

The champions knew that three points in the fixture, would see them hit 62 points, but overtake Liverpool because of a superior goals difference.

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Aymeric Laporte gave City the lead late in the second half, rising highest to meet David Silva’s free-kick.

Pep Guardiola’s men were only able to find a second goal deep into stoppage time, as Gabriel Jesus sealed the points at Goodison Park.

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City host Chelsea next on Sunday at The Etihad.

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