Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training

Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training

Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training

Aguero scored four goals as the Premier League leaders thrashed Leicester City 5-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

The Foxes grew into the game and started to look unsafe on the counter attack and this proved dividend for the former champions, as they equalised 1-1, midway through the first half.

Moments later a weak clearance from Schmeichel was ruthlessly punished as a clinical City move culminated in De Bruyne's third assist and a fierce angled shot from Aguero which the Leicester goalkeeper got a hand to but could not prevent going in.

The Algerian took the long route to the top of the football world, but following a stellar campaign during Leicester City's against-the-odds Premier League title triumph in 2015/16, the entire football world knew his name.

City took a third-minute lead through Raheem Sterling, the England worldwide turning home a De Bruyne cross from close range.

After a sluggish first half in the early kickoff In front of a Premier League record crowd of 83,222 at Wembley, Kane jumped highest to head home his seventh derby goal in seven games and 23rd in the league this season.

Otamendi's poor pass inside was intercepted by Vardy and the striker rode two challenges, before running at Aymeric Laporte and firing into the bottom-left corner from the edge of the box.

Sterling went close to a second just before the break as he beat Schmeichel only to be denied by a fine block from Aleksandar Dragovic.

And the hat-trick of assists (14 overall), was completed after 53 minutes as he once again played in Aguero to put City at ease. For now, though, they should just enjoy the moment - Aguero's superb finishing, Sterling's dazzling runs and the inspirational Kevin de Bruyne's creativity. City now have 72 meaning that they need 24 points from their last eleven matches to claim the record.

The Denmark worldwide should have done much better with Aguero's strike for the third City goal, and then the Leicester stopper presented the ball straight to the Argentine forward for the fourth to round off a thoroughly rotten day for the 31-year-old.

And he took his season tally to 21 late on, smashing in off the crossbar from 25 yards.

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