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Boxing Day goalfest at the Etihad

Nine goals were shared at the Etihad in a Boxing Day Classic that saw Man City come out on top in a 6-3 win over Leicester.

The home side had raced into a four-nil lead after just 25 minutes with goals from De Bruyne, Mahrez, Gundogan, and Sterling.

Leicester limped into half-time looking like they just wanted the game to be over but came out in the second half with real fire getting themselves back into it, scoring three goals in just 10 minutes from Madison, Lookman, and Iheanacho giving the travelling supporter’s hope.

However, that hope lasted all of four minutes when Aymeric Laporte headed into squash any chance of a remarkable turnaround before Man of the Match Raheem Sterling, completed the rout with his second near the end.

A ninth straight win for Manchester City sees them open a six-point lead at the top of the table, while the result leaves Leicester in 10th.

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