Sergio Aguero ended his 417 day Premier League drought as Man City produced a devastating second-half show to brush apart relegation-threatened Fulham in a 3-Zero victory at Craven Cottage.
John Stones and Gabriel Jesus had been additionally heading in the right direction for Pep Guardiola’s males, who’ve equalled a membership report 16 video games unbeaten on the street and now lie a mammoth 17 factors clear on the prime of the Premier League.
Guardiola made seven modifications to the City aspect which beat Southampton 5-2 on Wednesday night time, with Aguero and Jesus each beginning.
Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Benjamin Mendy, Rodri and Ferran Torres had been the opposite modifications.
City took the lead in west London with their first assault of the second half, after Fulham had labored laborious within the opening 45 to maintain the rating degree.
Stones tapped into the again of the online from a ball into the field by Joao Cancelo, outdoing all Fulham’s laborious work from the primary half.
Lower than 10 minutes later and City doubled their benefit after a lucky rebound.
Joachim Andersen cleared the ball into his team-mate Ivan Cavaleiro, and it rebounded behind the Fulham backline and into the trail of Jesus, who had sufficient time and area to around the goalkeeper earlier than placing the ball at the back of the online.
The guests made it 3-Zero quickly after as former City man Tosin Adarabioyo was penalised for a push on Ferran Torres within the penalty field and referee Andre Marriner pointed instantly to the penalty spot.
Aguero then fired the ball into the nook of the purpose and previous Alphonse Areola, who had dived the appropriate method.