Manchester City remain unbeaten against Sheffield United in the Premier League
REPORT, RATINGS, HIGHLIGHTS – AGUERO, KDB SEAL CITY WIN
Goals from Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne saw Manchester City get back to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Sheffield United at the Etihad Stadium.
It was not all straight forward for the hosts though as United, who caused City plenty of problems in the first half, thought they had taken the lead in the 29th minute through Lys Mousset, but his effort was ruled out by VAR for offside.
After the break, City showed their clinical side as Aguero (52) and De Bruyne (82) produced emphatic finishes to end Chris Wilder’s side’s strong resistance and seal Pep Guardiola’s 100th Premier League win.
WATCH FREE MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: MAN CITY 2-0 SHEFF UTD
@aguerosergiokun‘s goal today was his 174th in PL, the top scorer in the competition in the 2010s.PL top scorers in the last decade:
174 Sergio Aguero
136 Harry Kane
114 Wayne Rooney
113 Romelu Lukaku
98 Robin Van Persie
97 Jamie Vardy
- Manchester City remain unbeaten against Sheffield United in the Premier League (W4 D3), while this was their sixth clean sheet in seven games against them in the competition.
- Sheffield United suffered their first away defeat in any competition since January (0-1 v Swansea in the Championship), ending a run of 18 consecutive games without a loss on the road.
- Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 38 Premier League home games against promoted sides (W34 D4) since a 0-2 loss against Reading in February 2007. Only Chelsea (43 games between 2001-2015) and Man Utd (40 games between 2002-2015) have had longer such runs in the competition.
- Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero has scored against 32 of the 33 opponents he has faced in the Premier League, with Bolton being the only team he’s failed to net against (one appearance).
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