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Aguero brace eases Man City to victory

25 Aug 2019
AFC Bournemouth v Man City

Striker scores twice as Manchester City move into second with a 3-1 win at AFC Bournemouth

Two goals from Sergio Aguero helped champions Manchester City return to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at AFC Bournemouth.

City opened the scoring after 15 minutes, with Aguero pouncing on Kevin De Bruyne's touch to tuck the ball into the bottom corner.

Pep Guardiola's side made it 2-0 after 43 minutes, Raheem Sterling controlling David Silva's pass and powering the ball past Aaron Ramsdale.

AFC Bournemouth grabbed a lifeline in first-half stoppage time, with substitute Harry Wilson curling a stunning free-kick into the top corner.

City struck a decisive third goal midway through the second half, with Aguero finishing emphatically after the ball broke to him in the area.

Man City move up to second place, two points behind leaders Liverpool, while AFC Bournemouth drop to 10th.

See: AFC Bournemouth report | Man City report

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AFC Bournemouth: 31 Aug v Leicester (A)
Man City: 31 Aug v Brighton (H)

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