Manchester City sent an ominous warning to the rest of the Premier League after beating Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday.
The Premier League champions produced a searing first 45 minutes in a sunny Etihad Stadium, leading 3-0 at half-time thanks to goals from Ilkay Gundogan (19), Kevin De Bruyne (31) and Phil Foden (37) .
Although he eased off in the second half, Pep Guardiola’s side still had time to add a late fourth thanks to Jefferson Lerma’s own goal, the only upset of the afternoon being Erling Haaland’s failure to score at home. beginning.
As a result, City top Arsenal’s Premier League table on goal difference as they maintain their 100 per cent start to the season, while Bournemouth are ninth after suffering their first defeat of the campaign.
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City take on Newcastle United at St James’ Park on Sunday August 21 (4.30pm), while Bournemouth host Arsenal the day before (5.30pm), with both matches live. Sky Sports Premier League.