Aguero scores hat trick, Man City beats Huddersfield 6-1

City swarmed around the Huddersfield area in the opening moments, Aguero having a shot blocked and the visitors' Steve Mounie miscuing a clearance onto the top of his own bar inside three minutes.

Premier League champions Manchester City were in a ruthless mood as they romped to a 6-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Sunday afternoon.

Six minutes later, Benjamin Mendy attacked down the left, exchanging passes with Gabriel Jesus, who enjoyed a fortunate ricochet off a defender before drilling the ball home.

While the loss of such a player would be a blow to most clubs, City have more depth than most thanks to their Abu Dhabi owners spending generously on players.

Former Manchester City winger Trevor Sinclair has warned his old club that Liverpool will be hot on their heels in the Premier League title race this year. The evergreen Aguero hoisted the ball over the browbeaten Ben Hamer from a delightful radar-like ping from goalkeeper Ederson and into the empty net on 25 minutes.

The eight-part film, "Manchester City: All or Nothing", which premiered in Manchester last week, documented their Premier League title triumph last season.

"Last season Huddersfield played five at the back".


De Bruyne's expected three-month absence is a blow but City once again proved they are far from a one-man team.

Mourinho went on to offer up his most pointed criticism yet of the English media, in a week when one leading newspaper suggested he had a big training ground bust-up with his World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba.

A Terence Kongolo own goal completed the rout as City eased to a 6-1 win without the likes of the injured Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling.

Guardiola's ability to bring the best out of intelligent players even when moving them into new, unaccustomed positions makes his City side perhaps the most flexible the Premier League has seen. Last season Kevin was outstanding and, of course, for him and his family you never want these long injuries.

"(I'm pleased) with the three points, the way we played", Guardiola said.

"Big congratulations to him", said Guardiola, reporting that Silva had overcome a slight knock that kept him out of the Arsenal match and was back in contention for Sunday's game.


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