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Manchester City lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation against Barnsley and the front four players in the formation jelled perfectly in the first 45 minutes.
Samir Nasri, David Silva, Edin Dzeko and Carlos Tevez were able to pass the ball around to each other with ease against the weak Barnsley back four.
Before he was taken off in the 52nd minute, Samir Nasri turned in one of his best performances of the season.
The same can be said about Silva, who left the match in the 66th minute after scoring the fifth and final City goal of the match.
With Nasri and Silva on the wings, the City attack was able to create plenty of chances for Tevez, who lined up in the center of the attacking trio, and Dzeko, who started the match as the lone forward.
Regardless of the opponent, if City's front four are able to work together like they did on Saturday, their attack could be unstoppable.