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Fernandes and Diaz send Man City top

11 Dec 2016
Paolo Fernandes, Man City

Long-range goals in second half defeat Reading

Goals from Paolo Fernandes and Brahim Diaz sent Manchester City to the top of Division 1 with a 2-1 win over Reading.

The visiting side enjoyed a half-time lead through Josh Barrett at City Football Academy, but long-range strikes from Fernandes and Diaz earned City the win that took them to 24 points, one above Everton, having played a match more. 

Reading remain 10th on 11 points.

See: PL2 tables

City are next in Premier League Cup action, at Derby County on 19 December. Reading are also next in cup action, on 17 December at Sheffield United.

See: Man City report 

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