Blue boom as City ease to crushing replay win

Published: 16/01/2014

Sergio Aguero marked his comeback with a goal as free-scoring Manchester City took their season’s tally to 99 goals for the season with a crushing 5-0 win against Blackburn Rovers.

Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko also struck twice as City eased to an ultimately comfortable victory in their FA Cup third-round replay at the Etihad Stadium.

City were lacklustre in the first half but Negredo’s first on the stroke of half-time changed the course of the game and a fourth-round date with Watford was secured.

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