Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer rave about Leicester City on Twitter

The Foxes beat Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon to go clear at the top of the table.

BBC Sport pundits Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer were full of praise for Leicester City on Twitter following their win over Manchester City.

The Foxes were in fine form on Saturday afternoon, as they demolished City in a fine 3-1 victory.

That result saw them go five points clear at the top of the Premier League table, while it also extended their lead over City to six points as well.

It was a dream display from Claudio Ranieri’s side, and Shearer praised them, labelling the display as stunning on Twitter.

Lineker meanwhile, shared his all round disbelief that his former side were clear at the top of the table, having found themselves bottom at this stage last season.

The duo were also joined by fellow pundit Jason Roberts in praising the Foxes, with the striker claiming that this current side are showing that football is about more than statistics.

What will now be interesting to see is if they can maintain their position at the top of the table in the games remaining.

Although that has been said throughout the campaign so far, they have never been the favourites, but now that they are, there is an entirely different pressure on the side.

Given the way they have performed this season though, especially in Saturday’s win, there will not be many betting against them.

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