Match Flashback: Burnley vs Machester city.
Burnley vs Machester city 1 – 4
Burnley Brady (89’minutes) 1 – 4 Machester city Gabriel Jesus (24’minutes, 50’minutes), Rodri (68’minutes), Mahrez (87’minutes)
Match stats – Silva almost matches last year’s total
City have won back-to-back top-flight away games against Burnley for the first time since March 1968.
This was the 36th time that Manchester City have won a Premier League game by three or more goals under Pep Guardiola – the most of any team in the competition since the start of the 2016-17 season.
Burnley have conceded 11 goals in their three home games against “big six” opposition in the Premier League this season (L3), compared to only two goals in five home games against the rest (W4 L1).
City manager Pep Guardiola is unbeaten in his nine games against Sean Dyche (W8 D1).
Manchester City’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez became the ninth different player from Africa to reach 50 Premier League goals, netting 39 for Leicester and 11 for Manchester City (177 appearances).
David Silva has made six assists from open play in the Premier League this season; just one fewer than he managed in 33 appearances last term.
City host Manchester United in the derby on Saturday (17:30 GMT), with Burnley going to Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur (15:00 GMT).