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Guardiola admits surprise at how easily Man City destroyed Chelsea



Pep Guardiola singled out Sergio Aguero for praise after Man City’s impressive six-goal mauling of Chelsea.
Aguero scored a record-equalling hat-trick as Manchester City powered back to the top of the Premier League after beating Chelsea 6-0.
The prolific Argentinian joined Alan Shearer on 11 Premier League hat-tricks as the champions returned to their ruthless best in a one-sided encounter at the Etihad Stadium.
“Incredible week, incredible game,” said Guardiola afterwards, speaking to Sky Sports.
“We are lucky to score three from the first four actions. After 3-0 they were much better than us and after 5-0 it was not easy for them.
“Chelsea take the ball, play incredible, so that’s why I am very pleased after we played Arsenal, Everton and had a few days to recover. “To scored six against Chelsea and the way we played, we had so much attention. We did it, it’s an incredible compliment to the players, they are outstanding.
“We spoke this morning, we trained set pieces, trained some movements and I never thought we would score this amount of goals.”
Most of the damage came in a whirlwind opening 25 minutes, with Aguero hitting his first two of the afternoon between strikes from Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogan.
That established Aguero as City’s record league goalscorer, surpassing the 158 goals of Eric Brook and Tommy Johnson, and he later extended his tally to 160 by completing his treble from the spot.

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