Manchester City v Swansea, Arsenal v West Ham, Stoke v Burnley


MANCHESTER City only needs six points from their remaining four matches to surpass Chelsea's all-time Premier League score of 95 after a massive 5-0 victory over Swansea on Monday morning AEST.

Pep Guardiola's side boasted with a high season 83% possession and 942 passes – both marks not seen in the Premier League since 2003-04.

David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus came all on the scoreboard to raise pain on the swans.

Second place shot Arsenal to a 4-1 win over West Ham in their first match since Arsene Wenger announced his decision to step by side of the seasons – with a late blink that saw three goals in seven minutes blowing out of socore The line at The Emirates.

While fighters Stoke City was following a point against Europa League aspirants Burnley in a 1-1 draw at the Bet365 Stadium.

Here's a full wrap of the night Premier League action …


Manchester City chants more records now the Premier League title has been wrapped.

A 5-0 win over Swansea made the champions closer to a few of them. David Silva scored one goal and put another to Raheem Sterling in the first half before further strikes by Kevin De Bruyne – a thunderstorm 25m bet – Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus sealed a light win to City in the midst of a party atmosphere at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday .

Having won a record 18 straight game this season and secured the title with a record-like five matches for extra last weekend, City is within easy reach of several milestones to emphasize one of the most amazing seasons in English football .

With four games left, City needs six points to send the most points directly in a Premier League campaign, six more goals for most goals in a Premier League campaign and two wins to send the most victories in a Premier League campaign. Its current target difference of plus 73 is two better than the very best, Chelsea 71 in 2009-10.

The biggest winning margin is 18 points – by Manchester United in 2000 – and City's current lead over second place United is 16 points. Several appear like Silva against Swansea, and these records will easily be captured.

Spain's playmaker was the conductor in one day. The city's players were honored when they went on the track and became serenaded with songs throughout the most recent one-sided game that involved Pep Guardiola's side.

Silva ran on Sterling's callback to limit a low shot in the corner to really get the party started and then the game in Fabian Delph with a good review before left back slipped over a center that sterling dropped in for 2-0. De Bruyne picked up a loose ball and smashed in a rising, angled run in 54. third goal and the fourth arrived after Sterling was pulled out for a penalty. Gabriel Jesus took spot-kick missions from Ilkay Gundogan, who scored a last weekend against Tottenham, but saw his bet tipped on the record, only for Bernardo Silva to hit the rebound.

Jesus finally got a goal, heading in the 88th.

Given the set chances, City could easily have racked up double figures in goal but settled for five and Guardiola took the opportunity to give some team players a run-out.

Veteran Yaya Toure and teenager Phil Foot were replacing, just as Benjamin Mendy for France's return was first appearance for almost seven months after recovering from a torn anchored coronary injury in his right knee.

Toure, probably in his last season at City Arsenal 4-1 West Ham

Arsene Wenger marked his second-highest home Premier League match as the Arsenal manager as his side infiltrated a crushing 4-1 win over West Ham . Defender Nacho Monreal put Arsenal ahead for six minutes in the second half as he fired low by Joe Hart on a corner to bring the match to life after a dull first half.

Marko Arnautovic settled 13 minutes later when deputy midfielder Manuel Lanzini fed him to the left and the attacker shot past the dive David Ospina into the bottom corner.

But Aaron Ramsey put Arsenal back in the 82nd when an error in Hammers defense got his effort from the left edge of the box to sail into the distant side of Hart's net and Alexandre Lacazette added the third and fourth goal.

England striker Hart had previously held West Ham in the match of diving save from Xhaka and Danny Wellbeck, but Arsenal climbed within six points of fifth-ranked Chelsea at 57 while West Ham remained in relegation problems six points above drop zone on 35.

Hereafter, Wenger refused to take another lead role until he finished at Ars enal.

"Currently my focus as it has always been: my loyalty to the club until the last day I'm here. We'll see," he told Sky Sports.

The Frenchman was also curious whether he would return to Arsenal in the future, although he believes he will leave the club in a better position than when he first arrived in 1996.

He added: "I know It does not depend on me. You look at the number of Premier League games, European Cup games, FA Cup games we've played together, we've built a story, we've built a solid foundation on a structural front . "


Stoke missed the opportunity to give their hope for the Premier League survival a big boost when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley .

Badou Ndiaye gave Stoke the lead in 11 minutes, via a deflection of Burnley's Kevin Long – an advantage they seemed comfortable with in the rest of the first half.

But Burnley paced the pace and pulled the level in 62 minutes thanks to Ashley Barnes, his sixth goal in his last eight league game. None of the teams could find a winner, meaning that with three games to play, Stoke is four points behind Swansea City in 19th, where the Welsh side has played two games less. Burnley will be seventh, four points behind Arsenal in sixth.



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