Manchester City reclaim top spot in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over everton at Goodison Park (image courtesy Rex Feature)

Champions Manchester City have returned to the summit of the English Premier League after dispatching Everton 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Goals from Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus gave Pep Guardiola’s men the win that put them on the roof of the EPL table with 62 points.

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The Manchester club had earlier reduced Liverpool’s lead to two points after seeing off Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium last Sunday.

And with Liverpool playing a 1-1 draw with 12th-placed West Ham United on Monday, Guardiola’s men needed a win against the Toffees to take charge of the table.

Laporte stunned the home fans with the opener on the stroke of half-time, before Jesus sealed the win in injury time.

After Wednesday’s match, here is the updated EPL table:

TEAMS P GD PTS
1 MANCHESTER CITY 26 43 62
2 LIVERPOOL 25 41 62
3 TOTTENHAM 25 27 57
4 CHELSEA 25 22 50
5 MANCHESTER UNITED 25 14 48
6 ARSENAL 25 15 47
7 WOLVES 25 01 38
8 WATFORD 25 -1 34
9 EVERTON 26 -1 33
10 BOURNEMOUTH 25 -7 33
11 LEICESTER  25 -1 32
12 WEST HAM 25 -7 32
13 BRIGHTON 25 -9 27
14 CRYSTAL PALACE 25 -7 26
15 NEWCASTLE UNITED 25 -12 24
16 SOUTHAMPTON 25 -15 24
17 BURNLEY 25 -20 24
18 CARDIFF CITY 25 -24 22
19 FULHAM 25 -30 17
20 HUDDERSFIELD 25 -33 11