Manchester City produced a dominant performance to beat Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.
The hard work was all done in the space of 16 first-half minutes that blew away the London Blues.
Thanks to goals from Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne made for a thorough outplaying for the majority of the game before pulling a goal back with almost the last kick of the game.
On to the reaction-
Pep Guardiola Reaction
“We played really well,” said Guardiola at his post-match press conference.
“I say thank you to all the players in this difficult time because friends, players and backroom staff are suffering with COVID-19.
“They make a step forward and they make an incredible display against one of the best teams in England. A good result for us to be close to the top of the league.
“The important thing today is not just the result but especially the way we play. We understand each other. The players played really well.
“We have known each other for a long time. We cannot make big transitions. Raheem can do it, maybe Kevin, but no more.
“We need to play one tempo. There are teams who play with incredible transitions but we can’t play that way. We are not good in that way.
“Our way, no player is lazy, but we play another type of tempo and in the right moment run. Our success in the past was this way.
“The idea is important. We start at the keeper and end with the wingers and strikers and today we were able to do it.”
“Kevin can play in many positions”, he added.
“For the way he has been training, we wanted more solid people in midfield and Bernardo is more solid in those areas. We wanted to do this to counter-attack our midfield through wingers, with him.
“He [De Bruyne] is so good, with his energy to run in behind. He did it really. He can play there perfectly. He can play as a winger, attacking midfielder.
“There are no doubts. We are talking about Kevin De Bruyne. Words are not necessary.”