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‘The season has started’ – Super-sub Mahrez revels in Manchester City win

The Algeria international helped the Citizens to their first win of 2021-22 English topflight campaign against the visiting Canaries

Riyad Mahrez revelled in Manchester City’s first win of the 2021-22 Premier League season as the Citizens silenced Norwich City 5-0 on Saturday evening.

Having bowed 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in their first game, Pep Guardiola’s men stepped up to decimate the Canaries at the Etihad Stadium.

City got off to an impressive start in the seventh minute as goalkeeper Tim Krul turned the ball into his own net, before Jack Grealish doubled their advantage in the 22nd minute thanks to an assist from Gabriel Jesus.