Manchester City put Fulham to the sword with straightforward win

Man City were knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool last season

The 22-year-old German had struggled for minutes in City's first four Premier League matches and speculation all may not be right with last season's young player of the year had been growing.

After joining from Monaco last season, Bernardo Silva initially appeared to struggle at City, generally having to settle for cameos off the bench. It's Tuesday, Wednesday Champions League games, show me the money, guys.

The German global claimed an early opening goal before further efforts from David Silva and Raheem Sterling maintained City's unbeaten start to the campaign in effortless fashion. "His natural position is outside but it's important for us to have players who can play in several positions". Both [parties] were agreed with what we wanted and it was done in a day. But we'll see how things go in two years and take it all from there. "That is what I want and after the sentence, on the pitch, on the grass, that is the real judge". My reaction is when they miss the simple things, that I can not handle.

He said: "Maybe it was the reaction of when the ball got passed to Bernardo and I said it is impossible that he is going to miss it because of his quality but he missed it and I said "wow". That, I can not handle in myself.

The ball fell kindly for David Silva who controlled it high on his chest - prompting Fulham claims for handball - before burying it in the roof of the net from close range. The former Bayern Munich gaffer said, "It could have been more than three goals, considering the chances we created".

"When a guy has a simple ball but they make an extra pass, an extra dodge and they miss the pass, I'm angry, I'm upset with my players", said Guardiola.

"It is a pleasure for me to play with all of them". After an worldwide break, it's always a mystery how you'll come back, and Fulham asked us a lot of questions.

Fulham led the Championship in possession the last two years under Slavisa Jokanovic before promotion, and this season they sit fourth in the Premier League in completed passes, above teams like Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, and Arsenal. You are still not [doing] the normal situations.

'It was a great start for them [Chelsea and Liverpool], for us as well even though we drew one game, ' said Silva.



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