The Manchester City team was able to defeat the Arsenal team at the latter’s stadium with a goal without response in the 25th round of the Premier League.
Sterling scored the only goal for the Citizens after the referee gave the match start a two-minute kick-off.
This victory is considered the 18th consecutive victory for Man City in all competitions this season and 11 in the Premier League, and the eighth over Arsenal in all matches that brought the two teams together.
With this result, Manchester City are lonely at the top of the table with 59 points, 10 points ahead of the direct chaser Leicester City with 49 points. As for Arsenal, its score is frozen at 34 points, in tenth place.
This victory comes to give Manchester City a good moral boost, before meeting its German host Borussia Monchengladbach next Wednesday in the first leg of the Champions League round of sixteen.