Manchester City sent out a powerful message to the rest of Europe this may be the year they join the elite and become Champions League winners.
Raheem Sterling’s enjoyed a lucky break as a quickfire 13-minute hat-trick helped Manchester City open up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Manchester City needed a “soft” penalty to defeat West Ham and avoid dropping important points in the pursuit of their Premier League title defence.
Manchester City lifted the Carabao Cup, the first part of an historic quadruple they are pursuing.
Broadcasting legend John Motson would have been in heaven as it was paradise for statisticians as Manchester City inflicted Chelsea’s heaviest ever Premier League defeat.