It would be trite to analyse Manchester City's deeply slovenly performance without prefacing it with a sentence of praise for the away side. Leicester City were always smooth in transition from defence into attack, showed absolutely no fear for the big occasion, were first to every ball and broke rapidly with numbers whenever they could.
This was very much the "strength, soul and heart" that Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri had spoken of pre-game.
City on the other hand, showed none of these...
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini could offer no excuses for the club's 3-1 home defeat to Leicester at the Etihad Stadium.
Robert Huth scored twice and Riyad Mahrez also got on the scoresheet as City slipped six points behind their rivals for the title in a stunning game.
The Chilean, who will be replaced by Pep Guardiola next summer, praised Leicester for their efforts but was disappointed with his side's defending.
"I don't think it's fair to make excuses," he said. "A...
MANCHESTER, England -- Three points from Manchester City 1-3 Leicester as Claudio Ranieri's men took a giant stride toward winning the title.
1. Utterly incredible -- Leicester go clear
Yes, that just happened. The greatest shock in the history of English league football is on. Leicester's winning the Premier League would be bigger than promoted Nottingham Forest triumphing in 1978.
Leicester moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League with 13 games left to play and no other obligations...
Robert Huth scored twice as Leicester sensationally thrashed title favourites Manchester City 3-1 to continue their remarkable challenge for the Premier League crown.
Riyad Mahrez also got on the scoresheet as the Foxes tore into their illustrious hosts at the Etihad Stadium, destroying the feel-good factor created by the announcement of Pep Guardiola's summer arrival.
Sergio Aguero headed a consolation in the closing minutes but City were already well beaten.
Quadruple-chasing City had hoped to...