Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warned his players he would “kill” anyone who got complacent after their flying start to the season.
City continued their Premier League dominance with a 2-0 win at Leicester City, with Gabriel Jesus scoring the opener a minute before half-time and Kevin De Bruyne doubling the advantage early in the second half.
Guardiola’s men have won 11 of 12 league games, scoring 40 goals and conceding just seven, to build an eight-point lead at the top over Manchester United.
The Spaniard said there was no chance of his team becoming complacent despite their stunning form.
“That is not going to happen because I am their manager,” Guardiola said.
“The team, that is not going to happen. I’ll kill them. Complacency doesn’t happen in my teams.
“They can play bad, teams are going to beat us, that happens.
“But if you see the team, they have the desire to have the ball and play. We are not a team that speculates about absolutely anything. That’s not going to happen.”