Man City 3-0 Sunderland Highlights
Manchester City returned to form with a deserved victory over Sunderland thanks to goals from Aleksandar Kolarov, Sergio Aguero and James Milner.
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Venue: Etihad Stadium
Date: Saturday, 6 October
Kick off: 12:45
1-0 Kolarov 5′
2-0 Aguero 60′
3-0 Milner 89′
Sunderland were the only team to come away unbeaten from the Etihad Stadium in last season’s Premier League after a 3-3 draw. They were the only top-flight team not to lose to City in 2011-12.
Before last season’s draw, Sunderland had lost on their previous seven visits to City.
Sunderland have never won a Premier League match at Manchester City. Their last away victory in this fixture came at Maine Road in January 1998, when Kevin Phillips scored the only goal of a second-tier game.
Manchester City are looking for back-to-back league wins for the first time this season.
Roberto Mancini’s side dropped just two points at home last season; they have already dropped the same number after just three home games in this campaign.
City and Sunderland are two of the three top-flight clubs not to have suffered a league defeat this season.
City are the first reigning champions in Premier League history to concede in each of their first six matches of the season.
Gareth Barry could make his 550th club career start.
Just as they did last season, Sunderland had to wait until their fifth league game for a victory – but, unlike in 2011-12, the Black Cats are unbeaten in their first five league matches.
Steven Fletcher, who was recalled to the Scotland squad earlier this week, has scored all five of Sunderland’s league goals so far.
The Black Cats’ victory over Wigan ended a run of 12 Premier League games without a win, Martin O’Neill’s worst run as a manager in the division.
Sunderland are the only team in the Premier League that have not gone a goal behind in any of their matches this season.