Page 601 


Sergio Agüero hits two as Manchester City thrash West Bromwich Albion

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero scores their first goal

The dry spell is over – in more ways than one. Manchester City had not won since Sergio Agüero’s last goal, away to Swansea on 24 September, but seven games later the Argentina striker found the net twice in the first half to catapult Pep Guardiola’s team past an uninspiring West Bromwich Albion and back to the top of the table, where Arsenal had momentarily displaced them earlier in the afternoon.

Leicester’s Ahmed Musa strikes to frustrate blunt Tottenham

Leicester City's Ahmed Musa scores their first goal

Tottenham have the defence to win the title. It has taken them 10 matches to concede from open play in the league this season and none of their rivals can match Mauricio Pochettino’s side when it comes to defensive excellence. Yet whether Tottenham have enough in attack to last the pace is more debatable.