Man City 7-0 Leeds Utd; Foden, Grealish, Mahrez and KDB on targets as five star City maintain lead at the top, Norwich 0-2 Aston Villa; Gerrard’s men bounce back

FULL-TIME AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: Manchester City 7-0 Leeds United

FULL-TIME AT CARROW ROAD: Norwich City 0-2 Aston Villa

87′ MIN: The Englishman doubles the visitors’ lead. Surely now, the three points belongs to Steven Gerrard and his boys.

GOOAAALLL!!! Norwich City 0-2 Aston Villa (O. Watkins)

78′ MIN: The Dutch substitute scores off an assist from Phil Foden.

GOOOOAAALLL!!! Manchester City 7-0 Leeds United (N. Ake)

74′ MIN: The England international makes it six for the hosts, who are showing no mercy to the visitors.

GOOOOAAAALLLL!!! Manchester City 6-0 Leeds United (J. Stones)

62′ MIN: The Belgian gets his second on the night, smashing home from 25 yards off an assist from substitute Ilkay Gundogan.

GOOOAAALLLL!!! Manchester City 5-0 Leeds United (Kevin de Bruyne)

49′ MIN: The Algerian winger gets in on the act with a shot from the edge of the box, which finds the far corner following a slight deflection!

GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!! Manchester City 4-0 Leeds United (R. Mahrez)

Meanwhile, the second half is on at the Etihad Stadium.

Second half underway at Carrow Road!

HALF-TIME AT THE ETIHAD: Manchester City 3-0 Leeds United

32′ MIN: The Belgian maestro is slid through by Rodri and he hits a left-footed shot into the near post!

GOOOOAAALLLL!!!! Manchester City 3-0 Leeds United (Kevin de Bruyne)

HALF-TIME AT CARROW ROAD: Norwich City 0-1 Aston Villa

34′ MIN: Jacob Ramsey puts the visitors into an unlikely lead, off an assist from Ollie Watkins.

GOOOOAAAALLLL: Norwich City 0-1 Aston Villa (J. Ramsey)

STAT: Pep Guardiola becomes the quickest manager to reach 500 Premier League goals. The Cityzens have now scored 500 goals in England’s top-flight since the Spaniard’s arrival in 2016.

13′ MIN: Summer recruit Jack Grealish gets on the end of a cross from Riyad Mahrez and heads home from close range!

GOOOOOAAAAALLLL!!! Manchester City 2-0 Leeds United (J. Grealish)

8′ MIN: Rodrigo finds himself in the box and has his shot blocked but is followed up by Foden who slots it home!

GOOOALLLLL!!! Manchester City 1-0 Leeds United (P. Foden)

KICK-OFF: At the Etihad Stadium

KICK-OFF: At Carrow Road!

Marcelo Bielsa has arranged his side in a 4-2-3-1 formation in an attempt to frustrate the hosts and also pick up an unlikely result at the Etihad.

Spanish gaffer Pep Guardiola has named England defender John Stones in the side to face Leeds United in place of the suspended Joao Cancelo. Kevin de Bruyne returns to the midfield setup to make his first Premier League start since their 2-0 win at Old Trafford on the 6th of November. Ilkay Gundogan, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus all settle for a place on the bench.

Elsewhere at the Etihad Stadium, table toppers Manchester City will take on Marcelo Bielsa and his Leeds United side – who are still reeling from their narrow 3-2 defeat away to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last weekend.

MANCHESTER CITY VS LEEDS UNITED:

Meanwhile, coach Steven Gerrard has named his official Starting XI for tonight’s tie.

Norwich boss Dean Smith has filed out in a 4-1-2-3 formation system and has made four alterations to the side which lost 1-0 to Manchester United on Saturday – with the injured Grant Hanley replaced by Ben Gibson while Dimitris Giannoulis, Lukas Rupp and Josh Sargent comes in for Brandon Williams, Jacob Sorensen and Todd Cantwell respectively.

The basement boys will have to conjure up something in order to earn all three points on the night, even though that will be difficult against a resolute Villa side led by Steven Gerrard.

Matchday 17 of the Premier League season begins at Carrow Road, following the postponement of the Brentford vs Manchester United fixture – as the Canaries welcome Midlands outfit Aston Villa.

NORWICH CITY VS ASTON VILLA:

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