Spanish manager Pep Guardiola, the head coach of Manchester City, revealed the secret behind the Citizens' victory over Everton.
Manchester City defeated Everton 2-0 in the 24th round of the English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium.
Guardiola said in statements after the match, as reported by the official Manchester City website: "I love winning these kinds of matches."
He continued: "The difficulty is present; we knew that. Facing Everton at our stadium is always tough. We've dropped a lot of points over the years here."
Guardiola added: "What pleased me most about my team was the performance in the second half. In the first half, we struggled."
He went on: "Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, and Jack Grealish made amazing contributions, especially the latter in the final minutes, to keep possession of the ball."
Guardiola emphasized: "I love winning these matches with difficulty; nothing is guaranteed in the Premier League."
With this victory, Manchester City's total points reached 52, placing them in second position in the Premier League table, trailing Liverpool by two points, but City has a postponed match.
As the Premier League season progresses, each match becomes increasingly crucial, and the outcome of the upcoming fixture could have a significant impact on the title race. Manchester City's pursuit of success in both domestic and international competitions remains a focal point of the season, and their performance against Chelsea will be closely watched by football enthusiasts worldwide.