If Manchester City win every game remaining this season they will be champions. Cardiff at home is seen as a guaranteed three points for any top six side but when the game is played this late in the season, any result can happen.

However, Man City were professional and took the game as serious as Pep Guardiola would have wanted his players to take it, as the rhetoric that comes out of the Manchester City camp is based upon every game is a cup final.

Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden, who was handed a shock start, set the tone and their quality was far too good for Cardiff. De Bruyne had his best game this season by far as he opened the scoring from a very tight angle. Leroy Sane, who also played very well, finished superbly following Riyad Mahrez’s delivery.

Here’s how I rated the Manchester City players: