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Aguero stars as Man City beat Fulham to return to top of EPL

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Argentine forward, Sergio Aguero scored a goal and assisted another as Manchester City defeated Fulham 2-0 in a Premier League clash on Saturday.

The win helped the champions return to the top of the League table above Liverpool.

Aguero assisted Bernardo Silva to fire the visitors into the lead as early as five minutes into the game, before doubling the lead on 27 minutes.

The Argentine was however taken off for Gabriel Jesus after the break for what seemed to be an injury.

The 30-year-old is the currently the top scorer in the Premier League with 19 goals.

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Speaking after the game, City boss Pep Guardiola told the media he is happy to secure the away win even after an International break.

“It was an incredible result after the international break and having played away. We did what we should do,” he said.

“At the end of the match, maybe the players were tired. We will be back in our rhythm.

“After the break playing at home is different to playing away. Always you have doubts about how they’re going to react.”

A struggling Fulham were condemned to their eighth consecutive defeat, as they stay second bottom, 13 points from safety with six league games remaining.

City, who are chasing an unprecedented quadruple, move one point above Liverpool, who host Tottenham on Sunday.

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