Premier League: Sergio Aguero ties club scoring record as Manchester City extend lead

first_imgManchester City took a five-point lead in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win against Burnley on Saturday and Sergio Aguero became the club’s joint top goal-scorer.The Argentina striker started the game one behind Eric Brook’s record of 177 which has stood for 78 years.After nine rounds, City have 25 points — five more than rival Manchester United, who lost at Huddersfield 2-1.Eleventh straight win for City!Match gallery ?? #cityvbfc Manchester City (@ManCity) October 21, 2017Aguero, back in the starting lineup after breaking a rib in a car crash three weeks ago, converted a penalty kick in the 30th minute at Etihad Stadium.That brought him level with Brook, who scored his goals for City from 1927-39.Aguero has made 262 appearances for City in all competitions to reach the record mark, compared to Brook’s 493.As voted for by City Matchday app users, your Man of the Match is our new joint all-time record goalscorer, @aguerosergiokun! ??? #mancity Manchester City (@ManCity) October 21, 2017Aguero has 129 Premier League goals, third highest among active players — behind Wayne Rooney (201) and Jermain Defoe (159).Nicolas Otamendi and Leroy Sane added second-half goals for City.last_img read more

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