After the Blues’ 1-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday, they are 13 points clear of the Londoners and 11 ahead of Liverpool, who do have a game in hand.
Key to City’s double-figures lead has been their 12-game winning run, while Chelsea and Liverpool have faltered, and both Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp have hinted that luck with Covid cases and injuries have been factors in that lead growing.
However, Laporte says the Blues deserve more credit for putting together their remarkable 12-game run, regardless of the circumstances.
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