Riyad Mahrez netted a hat trick as Manchester Metropolis regained its scoring contact on Saturday by thrashing Burnley 5-0 at house for the third straight season within the English Premier League.
Benjamin Mendy and Ferran Torres additionally scored as Metropolis racked up extra targets than it had within the staff’s three earlier league video games at Etihad Stadium this season.
Mahrez minimize in from the best to attain twice within the opening 22 minutes, and Kevin De Bruyne crossed for Mendy to volley within the third aim within the forty first.
Torres slotted in from shut vary within the 66th for his first Premier League aim earlier than Mahrez accomplished his first hat trick for Metropolis, heading in a cross from substitute Phil Foden three minutes later.
De Bruyne later struck the publish with a fierce effort and Gabriel Jesus had a aim dominated out by VAR for offside.
It was solely Metropolis’s fourth win in 9 league matches, a poor return for a supposed title contender. A complete of 10 targets from its first eight video games was additionally disappointing for Metropolis, which may be turning the nook forward of upcoming house matches towards three of the weakest groups within the league — Fulham, West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle.