Sergio Aguero scored two goals and an assist as Manchester City thumped Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Citizens were ahead as early as the second minute when David Silva picked out an un-marked Kevin de Bruyne who slotted home from close range.
It was one-way traffic from the onset and the hosts were unlucky not to have increased their advantage after Riyad Mahrez was denied by Matt Ryan on 17 minutes before De Bruyne went close with four minutes later.
There was a bit of bad news for Pep Guardiola’s side with 10 minutes left in the half as defender Aymeric Laporte was stretchered off after a collision with Webster. He was replaced by Fernandinho.
The change did not disrupt City’s play as the lead was doubled just before the break as a neat passing move involving Mahrez and De Bruyne ended with Sergio Aguero rifling the ball beyond Ryan.
Brighton pushed for a late consolation, but the City defence remained resolute as the hosts claimed three points and a clean sheet.