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Guardiola praises 3 Man City stars for his favorite goal against Norwich

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After Manchester City thrashed Norwich 5-0 in the Premier League, Pep Guardiola revealed the goal that left him most satisfied.

Manchester City’s fourth goal in Saturday’s 5-0 victory over Norwich was Pep Guardiola’s favorite, with the Catalan remarking on how ‘it was so good’.

With City in a commanding 3-0 lead in the second half, Gabriel Jesus guided Kyle Walker’s through ball into Raheem Sterling’s path. The England international then swept the ball into the back for the club’s fourth goal.

All three players got a special mention from Guardiola, who joked Walker was City’s playmaker and labeled Sterling as a ‘machine’. Jesus, meanwhile, thrived in an unfamiliar right-wing role during the match.

“It was so good. It was quite similar for the second one,” said City manager Guardiola as per MEN. “The movement from Gabriel was exceptional. The pass from our playmaker Kyle Walker was so good. After the tempo in that situation, Raheem is a machine.

“When the ball goes in the backline and he moves in the central position, he has a sense of goal. Now has to come back, doing when he starts as a winger.”

Norwich keeper Tim Krul handed City an early lead by scoring an own goal in the seventh minute. Jack Grealish soon doubled the lead for his first goal at the Etihad. Aymeric Laporte added a third in the second half before Sterling’s goal put the game beyond doubt. Riyad Mahrez finished Norwich off with a fifth goal just six minutes from stoppage-time.