Sergio Aguero bagged a late goal against Manchester United, but it surely prove to be nothing more than a consolation at Old Trafford, as his Manchester City side still trailed 4-2 with minutes to go.
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The striker – who had given Manuel Pellegrini’s side the lead inside the first ten minutes – was found unmarked in the box, and had a relatively simple task of converting the chance past David De Gea. However, the Spanish stopper nearly pulled off a miraculous one-handed save to deny Aguero, but he could only palm it agonisingly onto the post. From there, the ball trickled in.
It failed to raise a smile for the away side however, as the writing had been on the wall long before the 88th minute strike. Goals from Ashley Young and Maroune Fellaini had overturned City’s early lead before the break. While Juan Mata – controversially – and Chris Smalling would seal the win for Louis van Gaal’s men, and leave the United fans telling Pellegrini to expect the sack in the near future.