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Aguero double seals City fightback

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BURNLEY: Manchester City overcame Burnley’s spirited challenge as Sergio Aguero’s double inspired their fightback for a 2-1 win at Turf Moor on Saturday.
Aguero’s decisive brace took his remarkable scoring run to 33 goals in 34 Premier League games after Dean Marney had given Burnley a surprise lead over the title contenders.
City’s recovery secured their sixth win in seven away games and moved them to the top of the table, although they could surrender pole position to Liverpool or Chelsea later in the day.
It was the first time this season that Pep Guardiola’s team had come from behind to win, and the first time since September they had won back-to-back league games, having triumphed at Crystal Palace last time out.
Burnley sprung a surprise by including former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson, now 37, after Tom Heaton injured a calf during training to miss his first game since joining the club.
Robinson, signed on a free transfer from Blackburn, had not played in the Premier League since 2012 and had gone 802 days without a first-team game, but he showed he still has the ability that earned him 41 caps and a career that took in Tottenham and Leeds.aguero-643135
Burnley were defending one of the best home records in the Premier League, having won four of their previous six games – a run bettered only by Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham – and they took the game to City.
The visitors were fortunate not to concede a penalty as early as the fifth minute, but the referee Andre Marriner waved away the protests when Jeff Hendrick went down after an elbow in the back from Nicolas Otamendi.
Guardiola made five changes from the team that played in midweek in the Champions League, but they struggled to come to terms with Burnley’s approach and energy.

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