Leon Osman has practically polished up the Premier League title and handed it to Sir Alex Ferguson and co. with two months of the season still to go.
His thumping effort just after the half hour mark opened the scoring in Everton’s 2-0 win over Manchester City at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon. It leaves City 15 points off Manchester United who beat manager-less Reading 1-0 at Old Trafford later in the day.
Nikica Jelavic bagged the second in added time as City slipped to yet another defeat at Everton. That’s four head-to-head wins on the spin at Goodison Park for Everton and City have only won there twice in Premier League history.
The Premier League was practically over a few weeks ago and Paddy Power was so sure of it he even paid out on punters who had backed United to regain their crown.
Seamus Coleman will get plenty of plaudits for his performance as will stand-in keeper Jan Mucha, but it was this cracking goal that separated the two teams for the majority of the game.