Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure gave us a commanding 2-0 half-time lead.
And within five minutes of the restart, it was 4-0, with Aguero adding his second before Samir Nasri got in on the act.
Wayne Rooney's late free-kick was nothing more than a consolation, as new manager Pellegrini made a fine start to his Manchester Derby career and City made a clear statement about our title intent.
A classic Etihad performance back in 2013.
Relive our four wonderful goals in super slo-mo via the video above!
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