English Premier League
Result: Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace
Date: 23 September 2017
Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane played starring roles as Manchester City cruised to a 5-0 win over Crystal Palace at the Etihad.
City got off to a good start and should have went ahead after 12 minutes but Fernandinho blazed over from eight-yards out.
Palace nearly took a shock lead in the 19th minute Ruben Loftus-Cheek cut inside before unleashing a low effort that crashed against the upright.
The hosts were dealt a blow after 28 minutes when Benjamin Mendy was forced off with an injury. He was replaced by Danilo.
City eventually broke the deadlock just before the break when as Leroy Sane played one-two with David Silva before firing Wayne Hennessey.
The hosts doubled their lead in the 51st minute when Sane turned provider to pick out Raheem Sterling, who slotted home from six-yards out.
It was 3-0 on the hour mark as Sterling netted his second by turning home Sergio Aguero's cross in the six-yard box.
Palace were then dealt a blow after 72 minutes when Christian Benteke was forced off with an injury.
Sergio Aguero managed to bag a fourth goal in 79th minute as the Argentine headed home Sane's cross from the left.
Fabian Delph rounded off the scoring in the 89th minute with superb curling effort from 25-yards out, 5-0.