Four second half goals from Sergio Aguero was the difference as League leaders Manchester City continued to ride high at the top of the Premier League with a 5-1 win over Leicester City.
Raheem Sterling had opened the scoring in the 3rd minute, thanks to a fantastic ball from Belgian International Kevin de Bruyne, before Jamie Vardy’s equaliser leveled the scores to make it 1-1 at the break.
City then started the second half on the front foot and another excellent ball from De Bruyne found Aguero who slotted home from close range. Minutes later it was the same two that combined to make it 3-1.
Man city’s 4th goal came of the back an awful clearance from Foxe’s keeper Kasper Schmeichel, who passed the ball straight to the Argentinian to score his hat trick. However, the best of the night came on the stroke of full time, youngster Phil Foden coming off the bench providing Aguero with the ball on the edge of the box, before he turned and smashed the ball into the net off the underside of the cross bar.
Harry Kane’s strike early in the second half sealed their North London derby game against Arsenal in front of a new record attendance of for a premier league match with 83,222 making their way to Wembley on Saturday.
Arsenal could have levelled with minutes remaining, but Alexandre Lacazette wasted two late opportunities, the second going wide after he had been put clean through with only the keeper to beat.
Two early second half goals saw Everton on the path to victory with a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace at Goodison Park. With the score goalless at the break.
Gylfi Sigurdsson opened the scoring 2minutes after the restart with his shot from outside the box, taking a slight deflection on route to the Palace goal before Oumar Niasse doubled their lead minutes later. Tom Davies sealed the win with 15 minutes remaining, before Palace hit back with a consolation goal, Luka Milivojevic scoring from the spot to make it 3-1 after Ashley Williams had handled the ball inside the box.