Rampant City chasing down Chelsea record

Manchester City have been rampant this season, scoring 29 goals in just eight Premier League matches, and Burnley must be fearing the worst on their Etihad visit.

It's no surprise to see Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero among the goals but Raheem Sterling has also notched six times, only one fewer than he managed in the whole of last season.

Sterling also has two in the Champions League and is averaging a goal every 77 minutes which is vastly superior to his career minutes per goal figure of 349.

The former Liverpool man is 40-1 with Coral and Betway to win the Premier League Golden Boot having been as big as 250-1 ante-post.

If City keep producing magical football and maintain their current scoring rate of 3.625 goals per game they will score more than 137 Premier League goals, smashing the record set by Chelsea of 103.

Some bookmakers rate City odds-on to hit 104 goals this season but bet365 are laying 7-4.

It's 14-1 with the same firm that City score at least ten goals in a Premier League match this season and Betway are 9-1 that Burnley concede at least seven goals, just as Stoke did last week.

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Fenerbahce v Besiktas

Home Win Draw Away Win
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  • Besiktas have scored at least twice in seven of their last eight league games
Expert verdict
Following a midweek capitulation in the Croatian capital and three defeats in their opening five league games, a fierce Istanbul derby against Besiktas could not have come at a worse time for Fenerbahce. They were humbled 4-1 away to Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League on Thursday and could crumble against a Besiktas side who have notched in every match this term..

 

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