SERGIO AGUERO picked off the Cherries as Manchester Metropolis secured a staggering 17th straight win.
The Argentine scored two headers both facet of his help for Raheem Sterling, earlier than substitute Danilo added a fourth.
And this victory means Pep Guardiola’s facet have now bettered the perfect league profitable run the Spaniard loved together with his previous membership Barcelona in 2010-11.
They’re additionally solely two wins away from matching the 19-game streak Pep loved at Bayern Munich in 2013-14 – a file in one of many prime 5 European leagues.
However extra importantly it prolonged Metropolis’s lead on the prime of the Premier League to 14 factors earlier than second-placed Manchester United go to Leicester tonight.
Regardless of the scorline, Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth didn’t shame themselves.
However they’re now with no win in seven matches and have fallen into the underside three.
Aguero gave the Cherries an early warning when he introduced down Nicolas Otamendi’s ball excessive however chipped over Asmir Begovic’s bar.
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Otamendi then examined the visiting stopper himself with a robust drive from 35 yards.
But when Begovic impressed with that save, he was at fault for Metropolis’s opener on 27 minutes.
Quite than hoofing a again cross clear, the Bosnian tried to play it out from defence within the type of their hosts, just for Fabian Delph to steal possession.
The ball then discovered its technique to Fernandinho, who crossed in left-footed and Aguero beat the offside lure to expertly steer his header previous Begovic for his 100th purpose in all competitions on the Etihad.
Metropolis, although, weren’t having all of it their very own approach with the tempo of Jordan Ibe and Callum Wilson inflicting the house defence – specifically Otamendi – a couple of issues.
However they put the sport to mattress eight minutes after the break when Sterling grabbed his 16th purpose of the season – and his seventh in 5 league video games towards Bournemouth.
From Silva’s cross, Aguero flicked the ball into the field the place Kevin De Bruyne was stood in an offside place.
The Belgian was in Bournemouth’s approach however he was not deemed to be interfering and Sterling was left free to complete.
Aguero added one other – his 15th of the season – when nodded in from substitute Bernardo Silva’s centre 11 minutes from time.
And 6 minutes later, fellow alternative Danilo fired in his first Metropolis purpose from Sterling’s cross.
What they mentioned
Man Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola: “I respect rather a lot about Sergio, about all he has finished, what he has finished and what he’ll do sooner or later.
“He’s a legend and he’ll determine completely the whole lot about his life and his future, and I’m delighted to have him right here with Gabriel and all the squad.”