It was a penalty - Silva hits back at Burnley boss Dyche

Manchester City playmaker Bernardo Silva defended himself against criticism from Burnley manager Sean Dyche amid controversy over the penalty he won in the Premier League leaders' 3-0 win at the Etihad Stadium.

Pep Guardiola's side are five points clear at the top of the table after Manchester United's surprise 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield Town, with Nicolas Otamendi and Leroy Sane scoring quickfire goals inside the final 20 minutes after Sergio Aguero broke the deadlock from the spot before half-time.

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