Clarets beaten by five at Manchester City
Burnley have suffered a fourth successive 5-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, the third of them in the Premier League.
It was another difficult day for the Clarets who gave Premier League debuts to Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Josh Benson. We fell behind to a Riyad Mahrez goal after just six minutes and midway through the first half the same player doubled City’s advantage. Two became three just before half time with a goal from Benjamin Mendy and midway through the second half Ferran Torres added a fourth before Mahrez completed his hat trick to end the scoring.
The teams were;
Manchester City: Ederson, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Rúben Dias (Eric García 70), Benjamin Mendy, Rodri (Fernandinho ht), Ilkay Gündogen, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin de Bruyne, Ferran Torres (Phil Foden 67), Gabriel Jesus. Subs not used: Zak Steffen, Bernardo Silva, Joāo Cancelo, Raheem Sterling.
Burnley: Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Matt Lowton, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Charlie Taylor, Ashley Westwood, Josh Benson, Dwight McNeil, Jay Rodriguez, Chris Wood (Erik Pieters 67), Ashley Barnes (Matěj Vydra 81). Subs not used: Will Norris, Kevin Long, Jimmy Dunne, Mace Goodridge, Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson.
Referee: Lee Mason.Share this page :