- Aguero scores two
- Yaya, Sterling also score
- Villa stay 20th with 16 points
- Guzan saves Aguero PK
Sergio Aguero missed a penalty which would’ve given him a hat trick, and that can be Manchester City’s only complaint after burying Aston Villa on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium.
A scoreless first half gave way to a sky blue second, as Aguero netted twice to go with goals from Yaya Toure and Raheem Sterling in a 4-0 win.
City stays fourth, two points back of Arsenal with a match in hand. Aston Villa is now nine points back of 17th place.
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Sergio Aguero absolutely worked Aly Cissokho to the right edge of the six, and Guzan did well to stop the Argentine’s curling effort from seeing the back of the goal.
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Yaya finally put City ahead with a casual-enough pass home in the 48th minute, after a set-up from David Silva and Aguero.
Aguero blasted a shot past Guzan, near post, to make it 3-0 in the 61st minute. Sterling added his goal, off a Navas pass, soon afterwards.