Sergio Aguero scored twice while Carlos Tevez and David Silva each added a tally as Manchester City blasted West Bromwich Albion, 4-0 in Wednesday's English Premier League action at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City revived their previously slipping English Premier League title hope after salvaging a crucial victory against West Bromwich Albion.
Aguero the team's leading goal-scorer, nailed his 16th goal of the season six minutes into the match before scoring another in the 54th minute to ignite a three-goal outburst in the second half.
Carlos Tévez struck in the 61st minute and David Silva capped the tremendous night with a fourth goal in the 64th mark.
Manchester City dominated the game, controlling 65 percent of time possession and launching 19 shots, 7 of these on goal.
With the victory, Manchester City (23-5-5, 74 pts) moved five points behind Manchester United (25-4-4, 79 pts) for the top spot in the English Premier League standings.
West Bromwich, on the other hand, slide down to (11-6-16, 39 pts), putting them in a tie with Swansea (10-9-14, 39 pts) in the bottom half of the ladder.
In other matches, Robin Van Persie recorded his 26th goal of the season and Theo Walcott and Yossi Benayoun chipped in a tally each in Arsenal's 3-0 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Queens Park Rangers also recorded a lopsided win against Swansea City as Joey Barton, Jamie Mackie, and Ákos Buzsáky tallied a goal each in the victory.
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