City’s biggest Liverpool win in 80 years

first_imgManchester City Man City record biggest Liverpool thrashing in 80 years 22:07 9/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 2017 Getty Images Manchester City Manchester City v Liverpool Liverpool Premier League Four goals in the wake of Sadio Mane’s red card saw Pep Guardiola’s side pick up a huge victory over their rivals at the Etihad Stadium Manchester City scored five goals past Liverpool for the first time in 80 years when they demolished Jurgen Klopp’s men 5-0 on Saturday.Two goals each from Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane after Sadio Mane was shown a red card added to Sergio Aguero’s first-half opener to earn the win for Pep Guardiola’s side.Mane was sent off in controversial circumstances after a collision with Ederson. The Senegal international’s foot caught the face of the Brazilian goalkeeper, who was subsequently stretchered off. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing As Mane appeared to be looking at the ball and unaware of Ederson, the decision sparked immediate debate among former players and fans.City, however, capitalised on their numerical advantage and recorded a scoreline over the Merseyside club that few in the stadium will have ever seen before.Not since March 1937, when they beat them 5-1, have City scored five or more goals in a game versus Liverpool.Meanwhile, Aguero became the highest-scoring non-European player in Premier League history with his 124th strike, overtaking Dwight Yorke.He has now scored in all six of his Premier League appearances against the Reds at the Etihad Stadium, netting once in each game and making him the fourth player in the league’s history to score in six consecutive home games against a single side.While City and Aguero take only positives, it was a dark day for Jurgen Klopp, matching the worst defeat in his career since his days at Mainz. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more