City beat Arsenal 1-0 thanks to Raheem Sterling’s second-minute header to preserve its lead over Man United and Leicester, which both also won their respective matches. City’s last defeat in any competition? That 2-0 loss at Tottenham, 26 games ago.
The win lifted Brendan Rogers' side to fourth place in the Premier League with 12 points, while the Gunners stay in 10th place with nine points after six games.
Manchester City Football Club had not conceded five goals in a home game since 2003 against Arsenal and it was the first time their boss Pep Guardiola saw a side he is managing concede five in what was his 686th game in the dugout.
Demarai Gray missed a penalty in the first half before scoring a winner in the second period as Leicester beat relegation-threatened West Ham 2-1 in what proved to be Manuel Pellegrini's final match in charge of the London team.
The league leaders won the FIFA Club World Cup title last Saturday, take on second-placed Leicester City on Thursday and host Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday, but other teams including Manchester City are not as fortunate.
Liverpool have 49 points with Leicester on 39, Manchester City 32, Chelsea 29 and Sheffield United 25.
With long-serving captain Vincent Company's stunning goal, Manchester City stands on for the Premier League title.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people died in a horrific helicopter accident moments after they departed the club's pitch a week ago, bringing an abrupt end to the fairytale life of Thailand's fifth-richest man.
The helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in the club's car park following Saturday's Premier League game against West Ham. Srivaddhanaprabha's condition is unknown.
Liverpool won the four-team tournament in which coach Jurgen Klopp called for greater protection for football's creative players.
Chelsea crowned Premier League champions with three games to spare, after a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion. It is Chelsea's second title win in three seasons, their sixth in total, and comes at the end of Conte's first season as manager.
Leicester City sacks Claudio Ranieri as manager nine months after he guided the team to a fairy tale championship in the English Premier League.
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