Sergio Agüero hits hat-trick in Manchester City’s rout of Huddersfield

Kevin De Bruyne’s convalescence from his serious knee injury began with him witnessing another mesmeric Manchester City performance. On days likes these, the sense is Pep Guardiola’s finely tuned team can do precisely what they wish, when they wish: on Sunday it was to trounce Huddersfield Town 6-1.

A display of near-perfection featured the superb Benjamin Mendy and was crowned by Sergio Agüero’s hat-trick – the lethal marksman now has 14 goals in his last eight home league appearances.

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Will Hughes buries Burnley as Watford maintain bright start to season

Things are looking up for Watford, who proved their opening-day win against Brighton last week was no fluke with a surprisingly comfortable defeat of the side who got closest to the top six last season.

Burnley are not used to losing at home and Watford are not used to winning away, but Javi Gracia’s first victory on the road since taking over at Vicarage Road means his side now have a maximum points return after two games while Sean Dyche must be wondering what happened to the defensive solidity that took the Clarets into Europe.

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