Browsing: Raheem Sterling

Harry Kane’s 104th-minute penalty was initially saved by Danish gloveman Kasper Schmeichel, but the England captain made no mistake with the rebound to send the majority of the 60,000 fans in attendance into raptures.

After a frustrating first 45 minutes in south London, it was City’s record goalscorer who broke the deadlock with a superb finish and Ferran Torres wrapped up the points soon after following a fine curled effort.

Pep Guardiola’s men hit West Bromwich Albion for five to return to the top of the table, and they remained on their perch after the Blades marched to a shock 2-1 victory over Manchester United.

The result lifted City into fourth place on 18 points from 10 games while Fulham, who suffered a 10th straight defeat to their rivals in all competitions, stayed 17th on seven points from 11 matches, just outside the relegation zone.

Man City cracked the Lyon defence wide open in the early stages, though Sterling’s close-range cutback was cleared by the outstretched leg of a Lyon defender with Gabriel Jesus poised to strike