This tale of two cities was always destined to have just one ending.
And that involved 46,000 home fans journeying home accompanied by a smile after their side bounced back into the thick of the title race following a self-inflicted but luckless defeat at Chelsea.
Four goals in the opening 36 minutes were ample reward for a dominant home side who sliced through a dispirited opposition at will.
They added three more in the second period just to add an exclamation mark and set a new stadium best in the Premier League.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 2 November 2013, 5:50 PMView full league table
- Duration: 94 minutes
- Home possession: 68%
- Away possession: 32%
- Home: 9
- Away: 1
- Home: 6
- Away: 9
- Home: 1
- Away: 0