Manchester Metropolis secured their second successive 5-Zero win as they thumped Brighton on the Amex on Saturday night.
Following their defeat to Southampton final weekend, Pep Guardiola’s males responded with a thrashing of Newcastle in midweek and repeated the scoreline on the south coast.
Metropolis went 1-Zero forward within the 21st minute by Raheem Sterling.
The England worldwide curled into the underside proper nook from the sting of the field after the ball was nodded again to him by Gabriel Jesus following Riyad Mahrez’s go ahead.
The guests doubled their benefit to 2-Zero two minutes earlier than the break.
De Bruyne’s outswinging nook from the appropriate was helped on by Rodri, permitting Gabriel Jesus a easy tap-in on the again publish.
Brazilian Jesus had earlier clipped the crossbar with a strong drive which deflected off Lewis Dunk.
Sterling claimed his second to make it 3-Zero to Metropolis within the 53rd minute.
Moments after De Bruyne had rattled the left publish with a thunderous free-kick, Sterling headed in a pleasant cross from Mahrez.
It was 4-Zero minutes later when Bernardo Silva completed on the rebound after Brighton goalkeeper Mathew Ryan failed to carry his preliminary effort.
Sterling accomplished his hat-trick with 10 minutes to go to make it 5-0.
The England attacker latched onto a protracted ball ahead earlier than an tried block from Adam Webster noticed it loop up into the air.
Sterling hit the deck and, because it fell down, the ball struck him on the top earlier than rolling into the online.