Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League after a comfortable 5-1 thrashing of Leicester City at the Etihad. Sergio Aguero scored four second half goals, including an excellent thunderbolt late on to help the Cityzens to their 13th consecutive home win.
Fantastic FIVE! #cityvlcfc pic.twitter.com/H6rQ6x6k3o
— Manchester City (@ManCity) February 10, 2018
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City were looking to bounce back from last weekend’s draw against Burnley, and got off to a brilliant start when Raheem Sterling gave them the lead three minutes into the game.
The away side equalised via Jamie Vardy, as both sides went into the break on level terms.
However, after the break, the host turned up the heat, with Aguero going on to net four incredible goals to seal another convincing home win and three points for Pep Guardiola’s side.
That result means City have now extended their lead at the top to 16points, ahead of city rivals, Manchester United, who are second and travel to Newcastle United on Sunday.
Elsewhere in the league, Everton bounced back from their humiliating loss to Arsenal last week with a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace at Goodison Park.
FT: 🔵 3-1 🦅
Blues climb to ninth and move within two points of seventh after goals from Sigurdsson, Niasse and Davies at Goodison Park. Well played, lads! #EFCmatchday pic.twitter.com/Rc3U7TO3AX
— Everton (@Everton) February 10, 2018
Goals from Gylfi Sigurdsonn, Oumar Niasse and Tom Davies set the Toffees on their way to victory, with Luka Milivojevic grabbing a late consolation for the Eagles late on through a penalty.
At the Olympic stadium in London, West Ham defeated Watford 2-0, while Swaasea City continued their revival under Carlos Carvalhal with another good result.
The Swans defeated Burnley 1-0, thanks to a goal from Korea international, Sung-Yueng Ki.
Spurs 1-0 Arsenal
Everton 3-1 C. Palace
Stoke 1-1 Brighton
Swansea 1-0 Burnley
West Ham 2-0 Watford
Man. City 5-1 Leicester