David Silva struck twice in a sublime performance as the league leaders recorded a straightforward 2-0 win against Stoke at the Bet365 Stadium.
David Silva scored early in each half to take Pep Guardiola's side ever closer to top-flight honours.
The Spain midfielder then doubled the visitors' advantage, converting after a lovely move five minutes into the second half, Sky Sports reports.
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A superb ball to find Mustafi for Arsenal's first and was involved in nearly every attack the Gunners put together on the night. Alex Iwobi: Impressed with his hold-up play during the game, but was disappointing with his crossing once more .
"He believes, 'I am strong, I will come back soon, I will play like I did before the injury.' That is not happening".
The Brazilian played a big part in both of Silva's goals, first playing the ball out to Sterling for his cross before making the Spaniard's second with a good pass of his own.
After winning the first leg of their Champions League with Basel 5-0, City chose to use a second string lineup on Tuesday.
Running clean through in the 80th minute, Sterling delayed his attempt to round Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland.
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The Stoke attacker lifted the ball over the crossbar from a good position after the visiting side failed to clear their lines from a free kick, and a chance came and went for Sane up the other end - Butland again coming out on top in that personal battle.
"Now we focus on Stoke". Paul Lambert's men now sit in 19th place, two points away from safety and look set to play a full part in this season's relegation battle which sees just eight points separate the bottom nine clubs.
Sterling then jinked through the Stoke box before being denied by the feet of Butland, who also saved from Fernandinho.
City head to Stoke on Monday night looking to claim the first of the four remaining wins they need to secure the title.
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Guardiola said: "We've said many times before that family is the most important thing".
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