Like a champion racehorse Manchester City are timing their title challenge perfectly, this win moving them into second with 35 points, two behind Manchester United with a game in hand.
This cruise of a victory over Crystal Palace was their fifth in a row in the league and City can – possibly briefly – take over as leaders if they beat Aston Villa here on Wednesday, while United visit Fulham later in the evening.
Written by Jamie Jackson at the Etihad Stadium
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