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2018/2019 English Premier League
  • Sergio Agüero (32')
  • Bernardo Silva (35')
  • Ilkay Gündogan (44')
  • Riyad Mahrez (67', 89')

Manchester City thrash Cardiff as Sergio Aguero scores on 300th appearance

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Cardiff City 0-5 Manchester City: Mahrez at the double (2:32)

Man City rebounded after their Champions League defeat by putting five goals past Cardiff City. (2:32)

Sergio Aguero marked his 300th appearance for Manchester City with a familiar landmark goal to set the resurgent Premier League champions on their way to a magnificent 5-0 win at Cardiff City on Saturday.

Aguero helped City rebound in emphatic fashion after their worst performance of the season in the home Champions League defeat by Lyon as a typical sharp, close-range finish from Bernardo Silva's pass saw him notch his 205th goal for the club.

Aguero's close-range strike just after the half-hour opened the floodgates with Silva heading home three minutes later and Ilkay Gundogan firing home a glorious third before the break to guarantee Cardiff's winless league start continued.

City, then able to stroll as they extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches, celebrated further when record signing Riyad Mahrez joined the party with two superb second-half goals, his first for the club.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 8 +18 20
2 Chelsea 8 +13 20
3 Liverpool 8 +12 20
4 Arsenal 8 +9 18
5 Tottenham Hotspur 8 +8 18
6 AFC Bournemouth 8 +4 16
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 +3 15
8 Manchester United 8 -1 13
9 Watford 8 -1 13
10 Leicester City 8 +2 12
11 Everton 8 +1 12
12 Burnley 8 -2 8
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 8 -4 8
14 Crystal Palace 8 -4 7
15 West Ham United 8 -5 7
16 Southampton 8 -8 5
17 Fulham 8 -12 5
18 Huddersfield Town 8 -13 3
19 Newcastle United 8 -7 2
20 Cardiff City 8 -13 2

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