Aguero’s sitter hardly mattered, though, as City embarrassed the Blues with four first-half goals
Pep Guardiola was reduced to his knees after Sergio Aguero’s shocking first-half miss against Chelsea.
The Argentine soon restored normality with two goals in the space of six minutes as Manchester City put four past the Blues in 25 minutes, but the early miss defied belief.
Aguero was two yards out with the goal at his mercy, but somehow managed to put the ball wide.
You would bet your life on City’s record goalscorer tucking that away, and, with City only one goal ahead at the time, Guardiola reaction was pure despair.
He gasped in disbelief, before spinning around with his hands on his head and sinking to his knees. It was all rather dramatic.
However, the Spaniard has absolutely nothing to worry about as his team humiliated Chelsea in 25 ruthless minutes at the Etihad.
Raheem Sterling opened the floodgates in the fourth minute, slamming home from Bernardo Silva’s cutback.
Then, following his jaw-dropping miss, Aguero produced something sublime with a stunning strike into the top corner from 25 yards.
He doubled his tally after a gift from Ross Barkley, before Ilkay Gundagon completed Chelsea’s first-half misery.