Manchester City are now looking to maintain that position in the table with a victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Wolves are without a win in three Premier League matches on the road, although they have lost just twice in seven away fixtures this season.
With Raheem Sterling joining the 100 Premier League goals club, we take a look at some of the greatest he has scored in the competition to date Jack Grealish should have made it two minutes later, turning over the bar with most of the goal gaping at the far post from a Sterling cross.
The Blues' win away at Watford, coupled with Chelsea's loss to West Ham, moved Pep Guardiola's reigning champions to the top of the Premier League table for the first time this season.
Bernardo Silva has scored six goals in his last eight Premier League appearances — one more than in his previous 61 games.