As it happened: West Ham United 1-1 Manchester City
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14:27a month ago

Final-Time: West Ham United 1-1 Manchester City

And that's that!

Good football, well-taken goals, good defending from both teams. Generally a very enjoyable game of football.

Michail Antonio and Phil Foden the scorers as West Hame continue their great run of form.
14:17a month ago
86' What a chance!

Raheem Sterling is through on goal, but Fabiański was quick to rush out of goal and managed to save it!
14:09a month ago
80' Sterling won a free-kick 25 yards out, but KDB put it straight at Fabiański.
13:57a month ago
68' More substitutions are being made.

For Manchester City - Kevin De Bruyne is on for Bernardo Silva.

For West Ham - Sebastien Haller on for Jarrod Bowen.
13:43a month ago

GOAL: West Ham United 1-1 Manchester City

And we have an equaliser.

Great performance so far from Cancelo now capped off with an assist. It took just seven minutes for Phil Foden to make his mark on the game.

Meanwhile, Michail Antonio is off with Andriy Yarmolenko replacing him. Have to ask the question - what's going on with Sebastien Haller?
13:37a month ago
48' Rodri's shot deflected by Soucek for a corner.

It was cleared and the Hammers moved quickly for a counter-attack, but Kyle Walker got to the ball before Antonio and stopped the attack.
13:35a month ago
45' And we're back underway.

Just one change at half-time, Phil Foden replaced Sergio Aguero for the visitors.
13:18a month ago

Half-Time: West Ham United 1-0 Manchester City

45 minutes gone, West Ham United (un)surprisingly leading.

Great goal from Michail Antonio the only goal so far, but the Hammers have been on top for a good period of the game.
13:05a month ago
31' Anthony Taylor has already made some questionable decisions.

First, the earlier mentioned chance for Antonio was actually a foul by Garcia but wasn't even looked at by VAR.

Later, Declan Rice broke through on a counter before being pulled back by Ilkay Gundogan - no yellow card for the German international.

And finally, Sergio Aguero tripped over Pablo Fornals' feet and somehow won a free-kick.
12:58a month ago
25' Two close chances!

First, Antonio was put through on goal but Garcia managed to keep him away with a last-ditch tackle.

Two minutes later Joao Cancelo put a great ball in across West Ham's box, but Riyad Mahrez's shot wasn't powerful enough and Fabiański was able to catch it on the line.
12:52a month ago

GOAL: West Ham United 1-0 Manchester City

OH MY WORD WHAT A GOAL!

Great recovery from Tomas Soucek who then laid it off for Coufal whose his cross for Michail Antonio was inch-perfect.

And what did the striker do? Pulled off an overhead kick. Great start from the Hammers!
12:46a month ago
14' Great pass from Eric Garcia to Ruben Dias, but the centre-back wasn't able to control and Vladimir Coufal was there to clear.
12:44a month ago
13' Good buildup play from Man City, but Ilkay Gundogan dragged his shot wide.

Good game so far but neither team managed to create a clear-cut chance.
12:33a month ago

1' Kick-off

And we're underway.

West Ham United today are in their home kit, Manchester City in their black, away kit.
11:33a month ago

Manchester City starting XI

Ederson, Walker, Dias, Garcia, Cancelo; Rodrigo, Gundogan, Bernardo; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling (C).
11:32a month ago

West Ham starting XI

Fabiański; Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Coufal, Rice (C), Soucek, Masuaku; Bowen, Antonio, Fornals.
20:39a month ago

Where to watch

If you want to watch the game on TV, your option is BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

If you can't, the game will be available through the BT Sports monthly pass.

If you want to follow it on the internet, VAVEL UK is your best option!
20:34a month ago

Man City predicted lineup

Ederson; Walker, Dias, Garcia, Zinchenko; Silva, Rodri, Foden; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling.
20:29a month ago

West Ham predicted lineup

Fabiański, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Masuaku; Bowen, Antonio, Lanzini.
20:24a month ago

Player to watch

Undoubtedly, Man City's squad is filled out with players who can win games on their own. But our player to watch is Raheem Sterling. 

The Englishman scored a hat-trick against West Ham one year ago and has eight goals in 11 appearances against the Hammers.

In the 2020/21 season, he's already on two goals and one assist in four games.
20:19a month ago

Previous encounters

Head-to-head record looks very positive for Manchester City as since January 2016 they've won every single game against the Hammers - currently sitting on ten in a row.

Since March 2009, West Ham beat the Citizens only twice - in October 2014 and September 2015.
20:14a month ago

Current form

The hosts are coming into the game off a record-breaking 3-3 draw against Tottenham Hotspur, which was their seventh point in the previous three games.

The visitors, having never lost at the London Stadium, will look to turn their season around after a 5-2 loss to Leicester City and a 1-1 draw against Leeds United that left them 11th in the League table.
20:09a month ago

Kick-Off time

West Ham United vs Manchester City will be played at the London Stadium, London, England. The kick-off is scheduled at 12:30 BST.
20:04a month ago
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