Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised his side's "amazing" run of form after they outclassed Arsenal to open up an eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

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City have won nine consecutive league matches, a club record for a single season, have progressed to the knockout stage of the Champions League and are through to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.

"We cannot deny the last two months have been amazing," Guardiola said. "We knew how important this game was and we prepared well. The players gave an amazing performance."

Scorers: Kevin de Bruyne's driven finish and a Sergio Aguero penalty put City up.

Substitute Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back for Arsenal and Gabriel Jesus close range goal mad the finish for Man City.