Manchester City went to the Stadium of Light and tore Sunderland to shreds as Agureo scored two and assisted one in Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Sunderland.
Manchester City dominated the game but it was Sunderland who struck first in the 19th minute through Connor Wickham who played a one-two with Sebastian Larsson, before Zabaleta’s sliding tackle sent the ball into the corner off Wickham’s foot. Aguero equalized for Manchester City in the 21st minute as he picked up the ball up 20 yards from goal and went past Coates before powering an unstoppable shot Pantilimon. Jovetic made it 2-1 in the 39th minute after he picked up Agureo’s flick and finished in between Pantilimon’s legs. Sunderland emerged from the break with confidence, epitomised by Larsson immediately stinging the hands of Joe Hart. But it was City who extended their lead through Zabaleta, who played a lovely one-two with Samir Nasri and chipped over Pantilimon to make it 3-1in the 55th minute Agureo ro=ouned the game off in style in the 71st minute, running onto Milners cross and turning the ball in from close range.
Manchester City have kept the pressure on league leaders Chelsea with another dominant display.