A fairly ruthless City continued after the half-time, with David Silva bagging the fourth and Foden capping a stellar evening with the fifth goal.
On to the reaction-
Pep Guardiola Reaction
“We played really well and it was a good, solid performance, especially at the beginning,” said Pep.
“We gave a good advantage over fifth for qualification for Champions League for next season.
“We are so close to qualification.”
“I’m happy with him and if he feels it’s his best performance - perfect.
“I said many times, he’s never played bad. Especially for his behaviour and attitude,
“On the pitch, training, he loves to play football.
“He plays every time with us since he was promoted to be the senior squad and has played a high level
“We cannot forget he is just 20 years old. He will be decisive player for this club. “
“We are going - when its possible for people to come back to Etihad Stadium - to try and have not one empty seat for this incredible legend,” said the Catalan.
“For him, Joe Hart Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta… these players brought the club to another level. They deserve it.
“The situation is what is it is, but David is unique.”
Phil Foden Reaction
“I think that’s my best game in a City shirt, to be honest,” he said following his brace. “I’m still learning every day and I’m still young.
“I know I have a long way to go so I’m happy when I put a performance like that in - really happy.
“It’s always good to play a part, scoring goals and I’m enjoying my football.
“The main thing is we’re happy to get the result. We’re looking sharp, and we hope to continue the form into the next game.”
“I think it’s down to the whole team wanting to work hard when we had the big break,” he revealed.
“No matter who the manager puts out, we work hard. It’s great to be part of the team. I’m enjoying it.”