Stoke City v Manchester City, 20 August 2016

Score4-1 to Manchester City
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
Venuebet365 Stadium
Attendance27,455
Kick-off: 12.30pm This was Manchester City's second win in nine Premier League visits to Stoke (drawn five).

Goals:

Bojan Krkić penalty 49 P

Goals:

Sergio Agüero penalty 27 P
Sergio Agüero 36 G
Nolito 86 G
Nolito 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender/Right back Phil Bardsley
Defender Erik Pieters
Defender/Centre back Ryan Shawcross
Midfielder Joe Allen
Midfielder Giannelli Imbula
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Forward Bojan Krkić

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero
Defender John Stones
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Jesús Navas
Midfielder/Forward Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder/Forward Raheem Sterling
Forward Sergio Agüero

Substitutions:

Jon Walters for Giannelli Imbula 72
Ramadan Sobhi for Marko Arnautović 88

Substitutions:

Nolito for Jesús Navas 69
Kelechi Iheanacho for Sergio Agüero 83
Fabian Delph for Kevin De Bruyne 88

Cards:

Ryan Shawcross 26 Y
Bojan Krkić 45 Y
Joe Allen 71 Y

Cards:

Pablo Zabaleta 48 Y
Raheem Sterling 49 Y
Kevin De Bruyne 66 Y
John Stones 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jakob Haugaard
Defender Marc Muniesa
Defender/Midfielder Geoff Cameron
Midfielder Charlie Adam
Midfielder Ramadan Sobhi
Midfielder/Forward Jon Walters
Forward Peter Crouch

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Joe Hart
Defender Pablo Maffeo
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder Fabian Delph
Midfielder Fernando
Forward Nolito

Comments:

League position: 16th Stoke City had now conceded 41 Premier League goals in 2016 - more than any of the 2016-17 Premier League teams. They had now failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League games. Potters boss Mark Hughes had now lost seven of his 11 Premier League games against Manchester City since leaving them as manager in 2009 (won two).

Comments:

League position: 1st Sergio Aguero had now scored eight goals in seven Premier League appearances against Stoke City. He had now also scored 20 goals in 20 Premier League appearances in 2016. Manchester City had now won five of their last 17 Premier League away games (lost five). Goalkeeper Willy Caballero had now kept only five clean sheets in 24 games for Manchester City in all competitions. John Stones was booked in the third minute of added time in the second half. Nolito scored in the fourth minute of added time in the second half.