Manchester City continues form with Victory over Bournemouth
Manchester City’s remarkable proficiency was on full display as they took apart Bournemouth with a 6-1 victory. The star of the day, Jeremy Doku, orchestrated a lion's share of the damage, contributing to four goals at the Etihad Stadium.
City’s opening salvo came from Doku, setting up Rodri at the 30-minute mark. The pair's dynamic interplay opened the scoring and set the tone. A mere three minutes later, Bernardo Silva notched the second, again from Doku’s sharp vision and service. Manuel Akanji headed in the third, with Doku marking his stellar performance within just seven minutes.
Controversy and Continuation of Dominance
The Cherries’ fleeting joy was cut short as Dominic Solanke's early second-half goal was chalked off for offside. Man City continued their dominance with Phil Foden converting the fourth, Doku claiming his impressive fourth assist of the day.
Consolation for Bournemouth Amidst City's Celebrations
Luis Sinisterra offered Bournemouth a glimmer of hope, making it 4-1. However, City was quick to douse any flames of a comeback, with Silva and Nathan Aké adding two more goals, the assists coming from Doku and Oscar Bobb respectively.
City's Stature in the Standings
With this triumph, City's campaign tally now stands at an impressive 27 points from 11 games, a testament to their relentless pursuit of the title. The team's depth and quality shine through, indicating that they are in no mood to relent in their charge for Premier League glory.
As the Etihad celebrates, Guardiola's men look to the horizon, their ambitions as clear as the Manchester sky on a sunny day. For Bournemouth, the road to redemption beckons as they seek to reclaim dignity in their next outing.