Photos: The telling pictures as Leicester City romp to Manchester City triumph

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A double from Robert Huth and a strike from Riyad Mahrez means Leicester City are now title favourites.

Believe it, Leicester City are looking like the current favourites to win the Premier League.

The Foxes, tipped by many to be relegated at the start of the season, have defeated Manchester City 3-1 at The Etihad to rubberstamp their credentials as potential title winners.

They moved six points clear of City with the result and Tottenham and Arsenal are also in pursuit.

It was a magnificent performance from Leicester - who showed no fear against the former champions.

They got the ball rolling early on when Robert Huth scored from close range after some poor City defending at a set-piece.

Manchester City had chances to get back into the game before the half-time whistle but did not take them and were swiftly punished.

N'Golo Kante's run saw Riyad Mahrez through. He put City players on their rears before smashing home a right foot strike beyond Joe Hart.

Huth then headed home from a corner for his second and Leicester's third as Claudio Ranieri's men took all three points - despite a late Sergio Aguero consolation.

It was a result which, following on from the win against Liverpool, might have finally convinced the doubters that Leicester might actually win the Premier League title.

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