David Silva insists Manchester City’s derby win has now given them the momentum to go all the way and win their first league title since 1968.
A Vincent Kompany goal in the latter stages of the first half was enough to give the Blues a narrow 1-0 win over United at the Etihad Stadium, which allowed them to equal their neighbours points tally of 83. A better goal difference to the tune of eight means City are now in pole position in the title race, with just two fixtures remaining.
Wins at Newcastle United at the weekend and at home to Queens Park Rangers the following week will ensure a first title for 44 years, and Silva feels the success over their rivals on Monday will give them the momentum to get the job done. Indeed, such is the confidence of the Spanish playmaker, he claims he and his team-mates have little concern about United’s fixtures against Swansea City and at Sunderland.
"We don't need to think about United," said the former Valencia man. "We've passed that mental stage now. We are ready to win the title. We don't concentrate on United. We concentrate on ourselves. Don't get me wrong, United are a great team.
“They've been winning titles for a long time but we beat them there, we beat them here. It's an important moment for us psychologically as we knew we had to win. We did that and now it gives us the confidence we need for the last two games."
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