Sun. Mar 29th, 2020

The City endorses a 5-0 to Burnley in the return of De Bruyne

El City le endosa un 5-0 al Burnley en la vuelta de De Bruyne

The Manchester City he endorsed a 5-0 to Burnley to be placed Leader alone of the Premier League in the game that meant the return to the playing fields of Kevin de Bruyne after more than two months out due to injury.

The goals of Sergio Agüero, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sané served the City to add the three points and leave behind Chelsea in the standings, placed with 23 points, two above the "blues" and Tottenham Hotspur and three ahead of Liverpool, who have yet to play against Huddersfield Town.

Riyad Mahrez tries to overtake Jeff Hendrick

Riyad Mahrez tries to overtake Jeff Hendrick
(Alex Livesey / Getty)

Those of Pep Guardiola dominated with superiority all the encounter and they did not allow nor a single shot to door by part of the picture of Sean Dyche.

Agüero, taking advantage of an assistance from David Silva, advanced in the first part to the 'Sky Blues', who left the rest of work for the second, when Bernardo Silva, after another assistance from Silva, Fernandinho, with a big right from the front, Mahrez, with a great goal to the square, and Sané, receiving a center and Benjamin Mendy, certified the win.

City swept Burnley in the second half with four goals

De Bruyne, off the field of play since mid-August with a knee injury suffered in a training, returned to dressing short and enjoyed more than half an hour of play, which was very participatory, but did not affect important way in none of the goals.

Guardiola also awarded minutes to 18-year-old Phil Foden. The next stop for City will be next Wednesday against Shakhtar Donestk in Ukraine on the third day of the Champions League.

Phil Foden enjoyed minutes in the second part of the match

Phil Foden enjoyed minutes in the second part of the match
(Nigel Roddis / EFE)

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