Sergio Aguero Equals Man City Scoring Record As Citizens Battle To Victory Over Burnley

Alan Duffy

21st, October 2017

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Sergio Aguero became Manchester City’s joint-top-scorer, along with Eric Brooks, after the Argentinian netted his 177th for the club against Burnley.

City would go on to win the game 3-0 to extend their at the top of the Premier League table to five points. However, it was anything but an easy afternoon for Pep Guardiola’s side.

The opener came on the half-hour mark, after ‘keeper Nick Pope was judged to have fouled Bernardo Silva in the box.

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Despite protests from the Burnley players, ref Roger East pointed to the penalty spot, allowing Aguero to net that record-equaling goal.

Unlike many other sides this season, the Clarets didn’t cave in after conceding, instead frustrating the Citizens time and time again.

However, on 73 minutes, the hosts got their second of the game, when Nicolas Otamendi powered home a header from a Leroy Sane corner.

Soon after, Sane sealed the deal for the Citizens, latching on to a superb Kevin De Bruyne pass before firing past Pope.

The game would end 3-0 for City, who now go five points clear of Man Utd, with Guardiola and co. looking unstoppable.

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Sean Dyche’s Burnley, on the other hand, go ninth.

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