BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — On a record-breaking day for Sergio Aguero, Manchester City delivered a supremely dominant team performance to beat Aston Villa 6-1 on Sunday and take second place in the Premier League.
Beyond the records for Aguero – now the league’s all-time top-scoring foreign player on 177 goals and scorer of most hat tricks by any player with 12 — the whole City team shone in yet another big win.
“I’m so happy for the record,” Aguero said. “But I thank my team mates because they helped me this year. I’m so happy.”
City had 71% of possession and 12 shots on target against just one for Villa, which drops to 18th as it tries to avoid