The Argentine was in spectacular form in the final third and celebrated the landmark from close range early on.
Any side outside of the top three or four in the Premier League are terrified of City and even though they are a fine team, they have an aura that is intimidating opponents into submission before a ball is kicked.
It was the Argentine's 150th league goal for City, a landmark that moved him level with Michael Owen in eighth place on the Premier League's all-time goalscoring list.It appeared City were capable of scoring nearly at will and a slick move saw them make it three in the 18th minute. We thought that, for him, it's better for him to play after two weeks without playing.
Palace started the game in brighter fashion. However, Chelsea were back in front 12 minutes later. Eden Hazard has been sensational for Chelsea, and has been by far and away the best plyer in the league so far this season.
The home side sealed the victory with 20 minutes left on the clock.
Attack: Eden Hazard has travelled with the squad to Belarus and Sarri has confirmed he will give the Belgian global 45 minutes tomorrow.
Morata has scored 21 times in 63 appearances for Chelsea since arriving from the Bernabeu.
BATE have won their last three domestic league games and on Sunday clinched another Belarusian league title.
Guardiola complained once more of his side not being clinical enough in their 2-0 win over Fulham in the fourth round of the EFL Cup on Thursday night, having seen his side completely dominate the match but score just twice. If this happens, Sarri's troops can very realistically launch a credible challenge for the Premier League as well as the other major trophies on offer.