Manchester City showed a dominating performance with a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa.
It only took 5 minutes for Manchester City to open scoring via Mahrez corner which Rodri put at the back of the net.
Ikay Gundogan doubled the lead before Mahrez made it three. Aston Villa scored a goal in the second half but it was not enough to make a return.
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Goal! Man City 3-1 Aston Villa
Man City lose the ball playing out from the back and Ollie Watkins is provided the chance to slot home
We are back for the second 45!
Pep’s men are taking no prisoners.
Goal! Manchester City 3-0 Aston Villa
Riyad Mahrez makes no mistake from the penalty spot
Goal! Manchester City 2-0 Aston Villa
A mix-up at the back provides Erling Haaland with the chance to square to Ilkay Gundogan who taps in at the back post
Goal! Manchester City 1-0 Aston Villa
Less than five minutes on the clock and Rodri heads home a Mahrez corner.
And so it begins!
Both sets of players will today wear black armbands in a show of solidarity with the thousands affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.