Manchester City 5-0 Burnley: Phil Foden And Riyad Mahrez on Target Twice

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Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez helped themselves to two goals apiece as Manchester City ran up a 5-0 Premier League win over Burnley.

Pep Guardiola made eight changes from the 3-0 win against Arsenal on Wednesday with Foden handed a rare Premier League start. It took only 22 minutes for him to justify his selection with a thunderous finish from the edge of the area.

Mahrez  fine solo effort made it 2-0 before he added another from the spot after Ben Mee fouled Sergio Aguero, with the penalty being awarded by the video assistant referee.

David Silva  added another shortly after the restart before Foden rounded things off with a close range finish to make it a third successive 5-0 win against Burnley at the Etihad in all competitions.

If the defending champions had dropped points against the Clarets, a win for Liverpool against Crystal Palace at Anfield on Wednesday would have seen them officially take City’s crown.

It could all come down to Liverpool’s visit to the Etihad on Thursday July 2,

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