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Five-star City crush Villa

Manchester City maintained their unbeaten start to the season in some style on Saturday as they crushed Aston Villa 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

David Silva opened the scoring for the Premier League champions, before two goals apiece from Argentine strike duo Sergio Aguero and Carlos Tevez put a rather lop-sided slant on the final scoreline.

A comprehensive victory was enough to take City back to the top of the table, for a few hours at least, while out-of-sorts Villa tumbled into the drop zone as a result of Reading's victory over Everton.

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