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EPL Gameweek 5, Saturday Report: Manchester City pull clear, debutant Islam​ Slimani lifts Leicester

EPL Gameweek 5, Saturday Report: Manchester City pull clear, debutant Islam​ Slimani lifts Leicester

Gundogan also found the net for Guardiola`s City, who have made their best ever start to a season with eight consecutive wins in all competitions.

EPL 2016-17, Gameweek 5: Saturday Football​ — As it happened...

EPL 2016-17, Gameweek 5: Saturday Football​ — As it happened...

Welcome to our Premier League Saturday football live blog.

EPL Gameweek 5, Preview: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

EPL Gameweek 5, Preview: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

Last weekend`s impressive 2-1 derby win at Manchester United left City with the only 100 percent record in the division.

EPL: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

EPL: Manchester City look to press home early advantage

Sergio Aguero was City`s match-winner against Gladbach with a hat-trick -- his second in the Champions League this season -- but he is suspended for Bournemouth`s visit.

Pep Guardiola urges Manchester City fans to embrace Champions League

Pep Guardiola urges Manchester City fans to embrace Champions League

City reached the Champions League semi-finals last season under Guardiola`s predecessor, Manuel Pellegrini.

Champions League: Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti begin European quest with new clubs

Champions League: Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti begin European quest with new clubs

Celtic face a formidable task as they travel to five-time winners Barcelona, where the Scottish champions suffered their joint-heaviest European defeat -- losing 6-1 at the Nou Camp in their last group stage participation in 2013.

EPL Gameweek 4, Saturday Report — Guardiola trumps Mourinho in Manchester derby; Arsenal, Liverpool win

EPL Gameweek 4, Saturday Report — Guardiola trumps Mourinho in Manchester derby; Arsenal, Liverpool win

Pep Guardiola got one over his old rival Jose Mourinho as Manchester City edged an absorbing derby clash against Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to go three points clear at the top of the Premier League.

First blood to Pep Guardiola over Jose Mourinho as City win Manchester derby

First blood to Pep Guardiola over Jose Mourinho as City win Manchester derby

It was the first encounter between Guardiola and Mourinho, former El Clasico sparring partners, since 2013 and gave the former Barcelona coach an eighth win in 17 encounters with the ex-Real Madrid manager.

Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho: Can the renewed rivalry help Manchester derby usurp El Clasico as the best?

Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho: Can the renewed rivalry help Manchester derby usurp El Clasico as the best?

In 11 meetings durin the Clasico, Guardiola came out on top on 5 occasions, Mourinho in 2 while 4 encounters ended in a draw.

Premier League 2016-17, Saturday football — As it happened...

Premier League 2016-17, Saturday football — As it happened...

So, that’s all from Saturday football. It started with a Manchester City beating United at Old Trafford in their local derby. There was a quiet handshake between the victor and vanquished in Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho.

EPL 2016-17, Gameweek 4 PREVIEW: All eyes on Manchester as Mourinho, Guardiola lock horns

EPL 2016-17, Gameweek 4 PREVIEW: All eyes on Manchester as Mourinho, Guardiola lock horns

Any Manchester derby is guaranteed to be an explosive affair, but the presence of sworn enemies should ensure the animosity levels are higher than usual.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Jose Mourinho vs Pep Guardiola duel headlines Manchester Derby

Past touchline rows and press-conference hostilities suggest the two men despise each other.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Much-awaited clash set to ignite Premier League 2016-17 season

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Much-awaited clash set to ignite Premier League 2016-17 season

From the moment the fixture list was published in June, the continuation of the often frosty and occasionally volatile Mourinho-Guardiola rivalry has been eagerly-anticipated.

Andres Iniesta predicts bright future for Manchester City with Pep Guardiola at helm

Andres Iniesta predicts bright future for Manchester City with Pep Guardiola at helm

City have won their first three matches of the EPL and now face cross-town rival United, who are coached by Mourinho.

Records tumble on final day of European football transfer window

Records tumble on final day of European football transfer window

Records continued to fall as the deadline for European football transfers (2200GMT) drew closer on Wednesday and new managers at some of the biggest clubs refined their squads.

Manchester derby: Pep Guardiola ready to play on without Sergio Aguero

Manchester derby: Pep Guardiola ready to play on without Sergio Aguero

Should City be without Aguero for the derby game, there is considerable consolation in the fact that they will have three big pre-season signings -- Leroy Sane, Ilkay Gundogan and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo -- available for selection in their first meeting of the season with Jose Mourinho`s club.

EPL 2016-17: Gameweek 3 — City go top with win over Hammers

EPL 2016-17: Gameweek 3 — City go top with win over Hammers

City top league table on goal difference from Chelsea and United, who`ve also won their opening three matches.

Claudio Bravo joins Manchester City as Joe Hart`s replacement

Claudio Bravo joins Manchester City as Joe Hart`s replacement

Chile international Bravo has signed a four-year contract and is reported to have cost City around £17 million ($22 million, 19 million euros).

EPL 2016-17: Gameweek 2, Saturday football — Liverpool rocked by Burnley, Manchester City stroll

EPL 2016-17: Gameweek 2, Saturday football — Liverpool rocked by Burnley, Manchester City stroll

Jurgen Klopp`s Liverpool enjoyed the most eye-catching result of the Premier League`s opening weekend when they won 4-3 at Arsenal.