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Man City 5 Aston Villa 0. All over at the Etihad and City move to the top of the table, for a few hours at least. Villa slip into the drop zone and have plenty to work on if they are to steer clear of trouble this season.
Final change of the afternoon sees Benteke make way for Bowery.
Final change from City sees Silva, who has been brilliant today, make way for Sinclair.
GOAL MAN CITY - TEVEZ. Another for Tevez and five now for City. Dzeko feeds NAsri on the left and he fires across the face of goal for Tevez to tap home at the back post.
Clichy replaced by Kolarov in a like-for-like change for City at left-back.
Last involvement for Aguero as he makes way for Dzdeko. Super sub is on.
GOAL MAN CITY - AGUERO. Definitely game over now. Hart saves a tame header at one end and sends City on their way up field. Aguero drives into the box and sees an effort beat Guzan at his near post via the aid of a defelection.
GOAL MAN CITY - TEVEZ. City prepared to share the wealth, with Aguero letting Tevez step up to the spot this time. He puts the ball in the same corner as Aguero, with Guzan going the wrong way this time. Game over now surely.
Silva asking questions again as he collects a pass from Maicon and wins a corner off Lowton. Set-piece played short, before being fired into the box. Handball shout against Bannan, and the referee points to the spot...again.
Double change by Villa. Shake of the head from Ireland on his way off, but he applauds the home support. He makes way for Albrighton while Holman is sent on in place of Weimann.
GOAL MAN CITY - AGUERO. No mistake from Aguero as he strides up to the spot and fires low into the bottom corner. Guzan went the right way but got nowhere near it.
All hell has broken loose. City have been awarded a penalty. Vlaar cleared from in front of Toure at the back post but the officials appear to have decided that he fould him. Odd decision and Villa are not happy.
City now with us as well and we are ready for the off once more. Will we get more goals? We are about to find out.
Villa back out for the second half, City to follow shortly. Quick betting update, as in-play markets are open with Skybet.com. City now 1/16 to take the points, with Villa 40/1 and the draw 10/1.
Man City 1 Aston Villa 0. Silva's goal shortly before the interval is the difference at the break. City have dominated possession and will feel they deserve to be in front. Villa has posed problems on the counter and aren't out of this yet.
GOAL MAN CITY - SILVA. Villa are unable to deal with Nasri's corner and the ball pinballs around the box. It eventually drops the way of Silva, who can't miss from five yards out. Deadlock broken at the Etihad.
Brian Cook is another Villa fan in optimistic mood. He says: 'I would hope for a point which I suppose is possible if we play like we did for the first half last week. However, I think City will want revenge for the Cup defeat and points to keep in touch with the top sides. As long as Villa survive this season I can see us developing into a useful team.'
Darren Marshall sees Villa getting something this afternoon. He says: 'Fancy Villa to get a point today....looked a different team last week,let's hope we keep that going.'
Ian Ashman is keeping up to date with events from Spain - some people have all the luck! He says: 'City will take no prisoners at the Etihad today- No slip ups like they did in the Mickey Mouse cup. 3-0 to my beloved blues.'
Paul Field is another Villa fan to have been in touch. He says: 'I'm hopeing for another uplifting performance from the young Villians today. If we can survive this season we will be a force next season. My heart says Villa 1-0 today, C'MON THE VILLA.'
Patrick Pollard is first to give his take on today's game. He says: 'Though I think our kids did very well against United last week, I think that getting a result at City would be very optimistic thinking! However if Villa can perform as they did in the first half against United then we have a chance of a draw maybe as City have looked a bit dodgy at the back - and we did beat a fairly strong City side in the cup earlier in the season!'
You can also bet in-play throughout the game at Skybet.com. City start as strong favourites at 1/5, with Villa 12/1 and the draw 11/2. You can get 5/2 on Aguero and Dzeko both finding the target - as they did last weekend against Spurs.
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