- Aguero plays role in 3 of 4 goals
- Palace has Premier League’s worst form
- Man City unbeaten in five
Sergio Aguero scored a pair of goals to lead Manchester City to a rollocking 4-0 win over visiting Crystal Palace on a wet Saturday at the Etihad Stadium.
Palace sits eighth, and their goal differential drops to minus-1.
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Delph saw an opening from way outside the 18 and fired anyway, seeing his low laser take a slight turn off Damien Delaney before beating a horizontal and out-of-position Wayne Hennessey to make it 1-0.
Aguero was credit with what looked like a Scott Dann own goal made it 2-0, as the Palace defender attempted to head a shot from distance wide of the goal, instead tucking it inside the near post.
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25 – Sergio Aguero has now scored against 25 of the 28 different opponents that he’s faced in the Premier League. Ratio.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 16, 2016
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The Argentine added another goal in the 68th minute to make an as academic on the scoreboard as it looked on the field. 3-0.
Aguero proved himself unselfish, and showed City’s pure comfort, when he allowed Hennessey and a defender to commit on a 2-on-1 rush, sliding the ball to Silva for a touch and finish.