Aguero got his scoring evening underway with a screamer from 25 yards out to double City's lead after Sterling got the opener inside four minutes. So now we need only to understand the reasons why at the moment it isn't working.
Higuain played all 90 minutes against City but had little service to work with as the visitors enjoyed only 44 per cent possession. We need to understand and the reason is not easy. The Argentine even managed to hit the crossbar in his performance and his tally for 2019 now stands at eight Premier League goals.
Asked if it was one of City's best performances of his reign, Guardiola said: "Yes, we played good".
Asked what he thought of Aguero's miss, Guardiola said: "He said to me he saw Kepa coming quick to close the space and he wanted to be precise, close to the post".
Sergio Aguero equalled the record for Premier League hat-tricks as a rampant Manchester City thrashed Chelsea 6-0 at home to leapfrog Liverpool and return to the table's summit. "But I don't know what to expect; people keep asking me what I think about the situation, but I think that's a question which needs to be put to the club".
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Given the fortunes of his predecessors, the odds are against Sarri being given time to see his vision of utopia at Chelsea, though he does have the chance to avenge this defeat against City in the Carabao Cup final in two weeks' time (Feb. 24, 11:30 a.m. ET; ESPN+).
"We started well then we conceded the goal after four minutes in a stupid way".
Manchester City appeared to be rubbing it into Chelsea as they played Madness track "One Step Beyond" after hammering the Blues 6-0 at the Etihad on Sunday. Abramovich demands Champions League football, and Sarri is increasingly in danger of failing to deliver a top-four finish.
Aguero missed an open net before netting twice and Ilkay Gundogan added a fourth in the 25th minute. Just as Leicester pressed for an equalizer, Son Heung-min scored a breakaway goal in the first minute of stoppage time.
Manchester City 1 Arsenal 5Saturday February 22, 2003 Manchester City have come up with a number of compelling claims over recent years, but the one that comes to mind was a 5-1 humiliation they suffered at the hands of a rampant Arsenal at Maine Road in February 2003.