Match Reports & Previews west brom 0-4 man city

Published on October 29th, 2016 | by Daniel Cheeseman

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Report: West Brom 0-4 Man City – 29/10/16

REPORT

Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League in emphatic style as victory at West Brom ended Pep Guardiola’s worst run in management.

The Blues were without a win in six matches in all competitions, but Sergio Aguero flashed in Ilkay Gundogan’s through ball to give them the lead.

The Baggies were flat and Aguero struck again, punishing hesitant defending with a powerful, top-corner finish.

West Brom improved hugely after the break but failed to take their chances before Gundogan twice slotted home – first from Aguero’s chip and then after being found by Kevin de Bruyne.

The win means City leapfrog Arsenal, who won 4-1 at Sunderland earlier in the day, into first place in the table with 10 matches played.

Tony Pulis’ side struck the post through Gareth McAuley late on and should have got one back at 2-0 through Salomon Rondon, but they slip to 15th and are now without a win in their past five games.

OUR RATINGS

Player Our Rating (Out of 10)
Claudio Bravo 7
Aleksander Kolarov 6
Nicolas Otamendi 7
John Stones 7
Fernando 7
Fernandinho 9
Ilkay Gundogan 9
Nolito 7
David Silva 8
Raheem Sterling 7
Sergio Aguero 9
SUBS
Kevin de Bruyne 8
Jesus Navas 7
Alex Garcia 7

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