manchester city comfortably remains at the top of the Premier League, as they beat Burnley at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon, according to the Standard. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring in the thirtieth minute when he converted a “controversial” spot kick to put the home team ahead. The goal was his 177th for the club and ultimately brought him level with Eric Brook's total. Afterward, Man. City continued to dominate possession while continually creating chances up front. Later in the seventy-second minute, Nicholas Otamendi doubled the lead for City before Leroy Sané extended the scoreline and ultimately sealed the victory for City.

Manchester City leads the EPL standings with 25 points, while Burnley is ninth with 13 points. Here's a summary of the match.

Manchester City outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Ederson (6.72). Defender - Kyle Walker (7.08), Nicolás Otamendi (8.32), John Stones (seven points), Fabian Delph (seven points). Midfielder - Kevin De Bruyne (8.35), Fernandinho (7.38), David Silva (seven points). Forward - Bernardo Silva (7.92), Sergio Agüero (7.57), Leroy Sané (8.58). Used substitutes - Gabriel Jesus (6.11), Ilkay Gündogan (6.21), Yaya Touré (6.18).

Team's strength and weakness: Pep Guardiola's men created goal-scoring chances through individual efforts and through balls.

In addition, they were fantastically strong at finishing.

Style of play: Manchester City completely dominated possession and favored short passes.

Burnley outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Nick Pope (6.63). Defender - Matthew Lowton (6.53), James Tarkowski (6.09), Ben Mee (6.71), Stephen Ward (6.63).

Midfielder - Robbie Brady (6.11), Steven Defour (6.38), Jack Cork (6.73), Scott Arfield (5.83), Jeff Hendrick (5.92). Forward - Chris Wood (six points). Used substitutes - Johann Berg Gudmundsson (six points), Ashley Barnes (5.61), Ashley Westwood (5.93).

Team's strength and weakness: Burnley often lost possession, were aggressive in their tackles and committed fouls within their box.

Style of play: Sean Dyche's side favored long balls and long shots in the encounter.

Man of the Match

Leroy Sané was outstanding in the match. He persistently launched counter attacks in Burnley's half and in the process, he provided an assist and scored the third goal. Furthermore, Sané had a total of 70 touches.

Week 10 fixtures for both sides

Manchester City will face West Bromwich Albion on the road on Saturday 28 October. Two days later, Burnley will play host to Newcastle United.