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Everton vs Manchester City. Premier League.

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Everton 4

  • R Lukaku (34th minute)
  • K Mirallas (47th minute)
  • T Davies (79th minute)
  • A Lookman (94th minute)

Manchester City 0

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    Everton 4-0 Man City

    Manchester City’s woeful record on Merseyside continued as they slipped to a damaging 4-0 loss at Everton - Pep Guardiola's heaviest-ever league defeat as a manager.

    Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring in emphatic style 34 minutes in, before Kevin Mirallas scored just over a minute into the second half to put City on the ropes.

    Local lad Tom Davies netted a deserved third 11 minutes from time, before a stoppage-time debut strike from Ademola Lookman ensured City’s miserable record on Merseyside, where they have won just five times in their last 40 Premier League matches, continued.

    Romelu Lukaku celebrates after he puts Everton ahead at Goodison Park
    Image: Romelu Lukaku celebrates after he puts Everton ahead at Goodison Park

    More pertinently for City fans, the result sees them sit an imposing 10 points behind leaders Chelsea in fifth place, while Everton remain in seventh, but have opened up a four-point cushion over West Brom in eighth.

    New signing Morgan Schneiderlin had to make do with a place on the bench, but Everton didn’t need him early on as they had the better of the opening exchanges.

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    Mirallas did have the ball in the net 10 minutes into match, but Seamus Coleman, who set the chance up, was correctly flagged offside.

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    Ronald Koeman called his side's performance 'outstanding' as they saw off Manchester City 4-0 in the Premier League

    Raheem Sterling was incredulous two minutes later as he felt he was brought down in the box by Joel Robles as the City forward tried to take the ball round Everton’s ‘keeper, but referee Mark Clattenburg waved away his appeals.

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    David Silva then went clean through in the 27th minute, but took too long to get his shot away, allowing Robles to force him away from goal, before plenty of defenders got back to snuff out the danger.

    Claudio Bravo fails to prevent Romelu Lukaku giving Everton a 1-0 lead
    Image: Claudio Bravo fails to prevent Lukaku giving Everton a 1-0 lead

    Then, as Everton grew into the game again, a wonderful pass from Davies opened up the City backline to allow Lukaku to break the deadlock.

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    The Toffees youngster’s pass into the path of Mirallas was inch perfect, Mirallas picked out his fellow countryman Lukaku, who rifled past Claudio Bravo from the edge of the box.

    City almost responded in perfect fashion, as Sergio Aguero almost made contact with a low cross, before Sterling skimmed the top of the crossbar from the edge of the box moments later.

    Pep Guardiola appears dejected on the touchline with his team 2-0 down
    Image: Pep Guardiola appears dejected on the touchline with his team 2-0 down

    However, City were caught ball watching just after the break, and their static defending was punished as Mirallas doubled Everton’s advantage.

    Yaya Toure’s loose pass was picked up by Lukaku, who fed Ross Barkley, who in turn squeezed the ball through for Mirallas, allowing the Belgium international time to drill the ball past Bravo and into the bottom corner.

    Schneiderlin came on to make his Everton debut just after the hour mark to shore things up for the hosts, but City rarely offered a great deal of threat in attack.

    Kevin Mirallas doubles Everton's lead with a low drive
    Image: Mirallas doubles Everton's lead with a low drive

    And, as City committed more bodies forward, 18-year-old Davies capped a fine performance with a well-taken third , which Lukaku did he best to steal on the line.

    Aguero did force Robles into a fine stop minutes later, but City didn’t deserve anything for their lack of endeavour, and the result was made all the emphatic in stoppage time, as Lookman sent Goodison Park into raptures with a dream goal on his Everton bow, firing through Bravo's legs after poor defending from John Stones, to pile the pressure on Guardiola.

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    Kevin Mirallas and Romelu Lukaku speak with Ronald Koeman during a break in play
    Image: Mirallas and Lukaku speak with Ronald Koeman during a break in play

    Everton: Robles (7), Holgate (7), Williams (7), Funes Mori (7), Coleman (7), Davies (9), Barry (8), Baines (7), Barkley (6), Mirallas (7), Lukaku (8).

    Subs: Schneiderlin (7), McCarthy (6), Lookman (7).

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    Pep Guardiola says his side must stick together after their poor run of results continued with a heavy defeat to Everton in the Premier League

    Manchester City: Bravo (3), Sagna (4), Otamendi (4), Stones (3), Clichy (4), Zabaleta (4), Toure (4), Silva (6), De Bruyne (6), Sterling (6), Aguero (5).

    Subs: Iheanacho (6)

    Man of the match: Tom Davies

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