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A first-half brace by Ilkay Gundogan helped send Manchester thành phố top of the Premier League in a 5-0 drubbing of West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Tuesday night.

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The visitors wasted no time taking the lead, turning their early pressure into a goal from Gundogan, who settled a ball over the vị trí cao nhất of the West Brom defence, turned and fired home from just outside the penalty area.

Man city continued khổng lồ dominate & added two more goals before the break, with Joao Cancelo scoring in the 20th minute before Gundogan added his second of the game on the half-hour to take his tally on the season to lớn a personal Premier League best of seven.

Riyad Mahrez added further gloss to lớn the scoreline in first-half stoppage time, cutting onto his right foot in the penalty area và beating West Brom keeper Sam Johnstone at the far post for a 4-0 lead at the break.

The onslaught continued in the second half as Man city got their fifth when Mahrez squared the ball across the West Brom goalmouth for the easiest of tap ins for Raheem Sterling.

City continued lớn spend much of the second half camped out on West Brom"s side of midfield, but didn"t showroom to their tally on the night as the match finished 5-0 in favour of Pep Guardiola"s team, who have now won 11 straight in all competitions.

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Manchester đô thị players celebrate after scoring a goal against West Brom.Getty"The team, every game is there," said Guardiola, who was without key midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and striker Sergio Aguero but hardly lacked for attacking options.

"The way we play, everyone is involved in the attack and the play & creating chances & trying to lớn score -- it doesn"t matter, it is important to arrive in the box and create chances.

"Ilkay has the scent -- when he plays close to the box he has the scent khổng lồ makes good runs và with quality on the ball he is always there."


The result puts city up to 41 points from 19 matches, one ahead of second-place Manchester United, while Sam Allardyce"s West Brom remain mired in the relegation zone on 11 points.

West Brom winger Robert Snodgrass, making his trang chủ debut after a move from West si United, said they had to lớn quickly tỷ lệ thoát back.

"I"m here for the fight. We did everything we possibly could & I think if you look back at this, as a team, we"ll realise that isn"t good enough," Snodgrass said.

"We"re not going to try & blame everyone else. We"re going lớn take it on the chin & dust ourselves down. no hiding place in the Premier League, these đứng đầu boys punish you."

The outcome makes city the ninth different side to over a day atop the Premier League this term, the most within a single top-flight campaign since 1986-87.