BURNLEY TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brownhill, Cork, Westwood, McNeil, Rodriguez, Vydra.

Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Pieters, Long, Thompson, Dunne, Thomas, Jensen.


MAN CITY TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: Ederson, Cancelo, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Rodri, D. Silva, Foden, B. Silva, Mahrez, Aguero.

Subs: Carson, Walker, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, Jesus

All Premier League games since the restart, both sets of players congregate around the centre circle to remember all of those lost during the coronavirus pandemic.

1 min

KICK-OFF!

3 min

Foden over-hit pass trickles behind for a goal kick, as Burnley draw an early breath.  

9 min

Burnley look to have settled.

13 min

David Silva dusts himself down and takes the resulting free-kick, but over-hits the freekick cross to the back post and behind for a goal kick.

16 min

Cancelo takes aim but his wild effort sails high over the Burnley goal.

GOAL! MAN CITY 1-0 BURNLEY (Foden, 23)

First drinks break of the evening.

30 min

McNeil has a run at Cancelo for the first time, delivering two crosses into the City area which Vydra and Rodriguez fail to get on the end of.

35 min

Bernardo Silva drives in behind the Burnley defence and cuts the ball back to Aguero whose kick is blocked before it has the chance.

GOAL! MAN CITY 2-0 BURNLEY (Mahrez, 43)

PENALTY TO MAN CITY! On second glance, VAR finds that Aguero nicked the ball away before Mee’s challenge came in, and a penalty has been awarded.

GOAL! MAN CITY 3-0 BURNLEY (Mahrez pen, 45+3)

HT: MAN CITY 3-0 BURNLEY

46 min

KICK-OFF! City get the second half under way at the Etihad.

GOAL! MAN CITY 4-0 BURNLEY (D. Silva, 51)

City do get their fourth as Burnley fail to learn their lesson.

60 min

SUB! Damage limitation from Sean Dyche as Pieters replaces Rodriguez. 

SUBS! Double change for City as De Bruyne and Laporte replace Mahrez and Fernandinho.

GOAL! MAN CITY 5-0 BURNLEY (Foden, 63)

69 min

DRINKS! Never has a drinks break been more well received than this.

80 min

SUB! Wantaway Leroy Sane replaces man of the match Phil Foden.

88 min

SUB! Big moment for 18-year-old Max Thompson as he replaces Matej Vydra for his Burnley debut.

90 min

There will be TWO minutes of added time at the Etihad.

90 + 2 min

MAN CITY 5-0 BURNLEY

Two games, two wins, eight goals.

Manchester City are determined to make Liverpool wait that little bit longer.

Doubles from Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez and David Silva’s strike ensured Burnley endured another brutal trip to the Etihad on their return to Premier League action.

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