De Bruyne's four goals send Man City clear

English Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-5 Manchester City

Manchester City edged closer to securing the Premier League title after thrashing Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday night.

The injury worries at City saw Fernandinho deployed in central defence after Ruben Dias picked up an injury over the weekend.

Pep Guardiola's charges got the early lead when Kevin de Bruyne opened the scoring on seven minutes, although Wolves were back on level terms four minutes late through Leander Dendoncker.

However, the night belonged to De Bruyne who went on to bag three more goals and put the Citizens out of reach on the night.

Raheem Sterling rounded off the scoring for the visitors in the 84th minute, as Guardiola's charges restored their three-point lead over second-place Liverpool.

Leeds United 0-3 Chelsea

Chelsea got back to winning ways in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory away to relegation-threatened Leeds United.

Mason Mount gave the Blues an early lead with a clinical finish from the edge of the box after being teed up by Reece James.

Leeds' poor start continued as Daniel James was sent off in the 24th minute for a dangerous challenge on Mateo Kovacic, who was later substituted after the tackle.

The visitors doubled their lead 10 minutes after the halftime break, with Mount turning provider to set up Christian Pulisic for the close-range finish.

Romelu Lukaku rounded off the scoring for Thomas Tuchel's charges with six minutes left on the clock after turning home a cross Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

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Leicester City 3-0 Norwich City

Leicester City proved too strong for relegated Norwich City after registering a 3-0 win at the King Power Stadium.

Jamie Vardy bagged a brace while James Maddison bagged the third goal for the Foxes.

The win takes the Foxes up to 10th spot on the Premier League standings, while Norwich remains bottom with two games to go.

Watford 0-0 Everton

With Chelsea defeating Leeds United, Everton were unable to take full advantage as they could only manage a goalless draw at relegated Watford.

The draw does keep Frank Lampard's charges two points clear above the relegation zone in 16th spot ahead of the weekend's clash against Brentford at home.

Burnley, who sit two points behind Everton in 17th spot, take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, while Leeds entertain high-flying Brighton and Hove Albion.

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