Manchester City regained control of English Premier League table after securing a comfortably home win over Aston Villa this midweek.
Playing in front of their home crowd, Man City immediately took full control of the tie as put on an aggressive display since kick off.
It was not an easy contest though for City, especially during the first 45 minutes as tension seemed to cloud their performance in that period.
Midway into the second period, things finally opening up for Manuel Pellegrini's men as they got themselves ahead on 64 minutes from Edin Dzeko's close range finish.
The Bosnian international was on fire as he continue to showcase his sharpness in that match by netting home his team's second on 72 minutes.
City eventually sealed all three points in that tie when Stevan Jovetic grabbed the third goal on 89 minutes, which was soon followed by Yaya Toure's effort to make it 4-0 in stoppage time.