The Premier League champions brushed aside one of the big challengers at the Etihad last night as Manchester City made easy work of Liverpool.
Stevan Jovetic bagged a brace and Sergio Aguero scored just 25 seconds after coming off the bench in the second half to seal an impressive victory.
Rickie Lambert scored his first goal for Liverpool late on but it wasn’t enough as the Reds’ defensive woes from last season came back to haunt them.
And here’s FIVE talking points from the game for you to mull over…
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