Manchester City 4-0 Bournemouth: Iheanacho scores again as City maintain perfect start + match highlights | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper


Kelechi iheanacho scored and provided an assist as 10-man Manchester City thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium.

It was Iheanacho's second Premier League goal of the season and his third in his last three matches in all competitions.

Other scorers for City were Kevin De Bryune, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogan.

The win is City's fifth straight win and they stay top in the league table on 15 points.

De Bruyne had City's first opportunity in just 15 seconds which Artur Boruc saved.

In the 15th minute De Bryune put City 1-0 up with a low, driven free-kick which beat Bournemouth defensive wall.

Iheanacho doubled City's lead on 24 minutes finishing off a swift counter-attacking move off Raheem Sterling's assist.

Sterling went close to extending City's lead following Iheanacho's pass but Boruc got down to make the save.

In the second half City raced to a 3-0 lead on 47 minutes through Sterling who tapped in from close range after Iheanacho's assist.

Boruc was called to action on 50 minutes as he parried away De Bryune's free-kick from 25 yard.

Callum Wilson had a chance for Bournemouth on 55 minutes but his shot was saved by Claudio Bravo.

A minute later Sterling tested Boruc with a left-foot strike which the Bournemouth keeper tipped over the bar.

Sterling went close to scoring City's fourth after dribbling his way past the Bournemouth defence but his strike came off the post.

City went 4-0 up on 66 minutes through Gundogan who burst into the area before beating Boruc with a neat finish.

Wilson almost scored for Bournemouth on 76 minutes but his effort came off the cross bar.

On 84 minutes Harry Arter saw his effort flash wide.

In the 85th minute Nolito was sent off after attempting to headbutt Adam Smith.

Credits: Goal/Dailymotion

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