Burnley boss Sean DycheBurnley boss Sean Dyche
Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Player ratings: Manchester City 5 Burnley 0

Burnley were well beaten on their return to action in the Premier League as Sean Dyche's side suffered a third successive 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez scored twice apiece and David Silva added to the away side's misery as Burnley's unbeaten run in the top flight came to an abrupt end.

Foden beat Nick Pope from the edge of the box at the midway point in the first half before his Algerian netted twice before the break.

Mahrez collected Fernandinho's raking pass before turning Charlie Taylor inside out and firing into the far corner.

He then beat Pope from the spot minutes later after Clarets skipper Ben Mee had caught Sergio Aguero inside the box.

Burnley's defence was then pulled apart twice in the second half as Silva extended City's lead from close range, converting Bernardo Silva's centre.

And then Foden beat Pope at his near post with his left foot as the ball found its way to the far side of the box.

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