* Manchester City beat Liverpool 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium
* Sergio Aguero fired City ahead in the 24th
* Liverpool’s Mane sent off in 37th minute for challenge on City keeper Ederson
* Ederson carried off on stretcher after the high challenge
* Gabriel Jesus header made it 2-0 in first-half injury time
* Aguero set up Jesus for City’s third in the 53rd
* Substitute Leroy Sane made it 4-0 after good work from Benjamin Mendy
* Superb curling shot from Sane in injury time made it five
* Liverpool host Burnley, City are at Watford on Sept. 16
Sept 9 (Reuters) - Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City hammered Liverpool 5-0 in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday with the visitors forced to play the second half down to 10 men.
Liverpool’s Senegalese striker Sadio Mane was shown a straight red card in the 37th minute for a high challenge on City’s keeper Ederson, who had raced out of the penalty area and had to be carried off on a stretcher following the clash.
City were 1-0 up at that stage thanks to a Sergio Aguero goal and they soon made their numerical advantage count when Jesus headed in a De Bruyne cross.
The Brazilian tapped in his second in the 53rd minute after Aguero unselfishly played him in and Leroy Sane made it 4-0 in the 77th after combining well with Benjamin Mendy.
Sane completed the rout in injury time with a brilliant, curling left-foot shot from 25 metres into the far corner. (Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Clare Fallon)