Sergio Aguero went on to rewrite the history books as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 1-6 over the Weekend. Man City are now second on the Premier League table having overtaken Leicester City by 2 points.
Manchester City dominated the game having scored 4 goals in the first half of the game putting 0-4 up going into the halftime break.
Mahrez opened up the onslaught on Aston Villa scoring the first two goals of the game for Man City in the 18th and 24th minutes of play.
Sergio Aguero scored his record-tying goal in the 28th minute putting him level with Thierry Henry as the highest overseas goalscorer in Premier League history.
Gabriel Jesus then came in with the fourth goal for Man City just before the half time break.
Aguero then went to rewrite the history books as he got his hattrick having scored in the 57th and 81st minute of the second half.
This now puts him level with Frank Lampard as the fourth highest goal scorer in Premier League history.
This also marks his 12th hattrick making him the top hattrick scoring player in the English Premiership overtaking Alan Shearer’s record of 11 hattricks from 19 September 1999.
Villa was able to scrape in a consolation goal from a penalty taken by El Ghazi one minute after the 90-minute mark.
Aston Villa now find themselves on 18th position with 21 points in the Relegation Zone with Watford jumping them by 1 point.