The winger re-established City's one-goal lead in the second half during a 3-1 win over Bournemouth after smashing the post from range minutes earlier, while Leroy Sane caused havoc down the opposing flank to retain runner-up spot.
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Callum Wilson scored a minute before half-time to cancel out Bernardo Silva's opener, but Sterling re-established City's lead before Ilkay Gundogan gave them some breathing space.
City once again play a day before the chasing pack in the midweek round of fixtures, though, and are looking to make it seven Premier League wins on the bounce.
Strikes in each half from James McArthur and Andros Townsend were Palace's first goals from open play at home all season.
But, the Citizen coach is not anxious about that and asks him to relax and keep helping Manchester City to win.
Manchester City’s Leroy Sane in action at Vicarage Road
It was not the most convincing performance from City, which really got on top only after Sterling's goal, but the result piles the pressure on second-place Liverpool ahead of its Merseyside derby against Everton on Sunday.
While talking about Gabriel Jesus, Pep Guardiola said "He just needs to relax", and then added, "I love his work ethic". I know when I did it I was not happy to have done it.
Roy Hodgson's team finally ended their drought from open play in freaky fashion when James McArthur's 16th minute cross was missed by players from both teams, hit the far post and trickled into the net.
Crystal Palace ended an eight-game winless run in beating third-to-last Burnley 2-0 to move three points clear of the relegation zone.
Newcastle's run of three straight wins came to an end after a 3-0 loss to West Ham at St James' Park.
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But fourth bottom Huddersfield were reduced to 10 men when Steve Mounie was sent off for a 32nd minute foul on Yves Bissouma.
Real Madrid midfielder Modric has apparently secured the award and will be the only one of the three present at the ceremony. Football leaks revealed that the Croatian playmaker will beat the 2016 UEFA European Champion to win the Balllon D'or award.
However, he quickly got things going after halftime to turn this game into an exciting matchup between two AFC powerhouses. The pass was under thrown by Roethlisberger and James did a heck of a job by reading it, and taking it back for 36 yards.
Sunday will be Sherman's first matchup against his former team with the second coming two weeks later at San Francisco. Richard Sherman could have said something nice Thursday afternoon about his former team, the Seattle Seahawks .
Golden State trailed by as many as 18 after a red-hot Raptors start, then reeled Toronto in and made things very interesting. They will not be matched up on every possession just because of all the switching that occurs on a nightly basis.
And if McCarthy calls a play that Rodgers doesn't like early in the game, that can sour the mood for the rest of the game. The Packers fell to 4-7-1 on the season with today's loss, all but eliminating themselves from the playoffs.
Bush , the 43rd president of the United States, sparked an outpouring of tributes honoring his life of public service. In their conversation on speakerphone, the son told the senior George Bush that he had been a "wonderful father".
Women who oppose Pelosi's bid for speaker take issue with the suggestion that the movement against her is sexist or anti-feminist. She said it is more than a symbolic bill , but one they believe will have broad bipartisan backing.
Or, perhaps the image is meant to signify Niantic is overhauling the battle system yet again to make battles more tactical. Based on the content of the posts, the battles will be kicked off similarly to how trainers run into Pokemon .
She said Britain would develop its own sat-nav system, at an estimated cost of several billion pounds (dollars). However, he told BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show that the alternative was either "no deal or no Brexit ".
He also said Qatar wants to raise its oil production from 4.8 million barrels of oil equivalent a day to 6.5 million barrels. The Arab country will quit Opec by January 2019, the minister, Saad al-Kaabi said.
The Red Bulls can at least look forward to returning home to play in front of the fans at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Under a change in playoff format MLS is considering, all playoff matchups would be one-game knockouts starting in 2019.
UEFA to hold third-tier club competition
The competition itself - as stated above - will see the 32 teams involved split into eight separate groups of four. At least 34 countries will have teams in a group stage, compared to 26 at the moment.
Trump Suspends Adding New Tariffs to Chinese Imports
Stakes were high at a meeting between President Trump and President Xi at last week's G20 meeting in Argentina. China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the U.S. now the tariff is 40%.
Berlin hails Bush as ‘architect’ of German unity
The president's casket will lie in state from Monday night until Wednesday morning in the centre of the U.S. Family spokesman Jim McGrath Bush confirmed the former president died at 10:10 p.m.
China halts work by team on gene-edited babies
Prof He also said that the study had been submitted to a scientific journal for review , though he did not name the journal. In a statement , his host university said that the trial occurred while he was on leave, and didn't happen at their campus.
Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians
Since the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, an estimated 78 million people have become infected and more than 35 million have died. Globally, 15- to 24-year-old women are twice as likely as young men to be infected.
Anthem Closed Alpha Testing Dates & Details Announced
Multiple sessions will be spread across the two days, and those who make it into the alpha can participate in one or all of them. Anthem is out in a handful of months, and we've still got an array of alphas, betas, and demos to see before then.
Mitchell Trubisky Won't Play In Week 13
But the Bears' defense had a half-hold in overtime, allowing a 44-yard field goal and giving the ball back to the offense. There are no moral victories in the National Football League , and the Bears are 8-4 after losing to the 4-8 Giants .
Philadelphia Phillies showing interest in Patrick Corbin
Corbin's visit wasn't limited to the Stadium, as he was scheduled to have dinner with Yankee decision-makers Thursday evening. The infielder reportedly wants to play for the Yankees, and he could fill a hole for NY on the left side of the infield.