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Premier League: Manchester City seizes a 2-1 win against West Ham United 2-1

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MANCHESTER. Manchester City bested West Ham United to win 2-1. A goal from M. Lanzini was decisive in the 90min.

MANCHESTER. Manchester City defeated West Ham United to win 2-1. A goal from M. Lanzini was decisive in the 90min. It was Manchester City to strike first with a goal of I. Gundogan at the 34′. Then Fernandinho scored again for Manchester City in the 90′ minute with a goal. Eventually, M. Lanzini reduced the distance for West Ham United with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Manchester City was vastly superior ball possession (68%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Etihad Stadium Stadium in Manchester on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Oliver with the assistance of Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was snow. The temperature was quite cold around 0.1 degrees Celsius or 32.14 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 93%.​

Match Statistics

Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 68% while West Ham United was struggling with a 32% ball possession.

Manchester City was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Manchester City won the contest.

Manchester City shot 20 times, 9 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, West Ham United shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.


Manchester City received 2 yellow cards (A. Laporte and J. Cancelo). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to West Ham United.

After this match, Manchester City will have 26 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, West Ham United will stay with 23 points like Arsenal to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    R. Mahrez (Goal Disallowed)

  • 29'

    A. Laporte

  • 34'

    I. Gundogan

    R. Mahrez

  • 59'

    M. Lanzini

    S. Benrahma

  • 61'

    J. Cancelo

  • 61'

    V. Coufal

    A. Cresswell

  • 74'

    J. Bowen

    A. Masuaku

  • 87'


    R. Sterling

  • 90'


    Gabriel Jesus

  • 90'

    M. Lanzini

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Manchester City will play away against Aston Villa on the 1st of December with a 22-4 head to head stats in favor of Manchester City (4 draws).

West Ham United will host Brighton & Hove Albion on the 1st of December with a 3-3 head to head stats.

Manchester City: Formation and Lineups

Manchester City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Josep Guardiola i Sala chose to play with the following team: Ederson (7.4), Kyle Walker (6.6), Rúben Dias (7.2), Aymeric Laporte (7.2), João Cancelo (7.9), İlkay Gündoğan (7.5), Rodri (7.5), Bernardo Silva (7.1), Gabriel Jesus (6.6), Riyad Mahrez (6.8) and Raheem Sterling (6.8).


Manchester City made only 1 change substituting R. Sterling for Fernandinho (87′)​.

Top player: João Cancelo

The player who no doubt impressed Manchester City the most was João Cancelo even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.9) with 83 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 4 crosses.

West Ham United: Formation and Lineups

West Ham United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, David Moyes played with: Łukasz Fabiański (7.2), Ben Johnson (7.4), Craig Dawson (7.1), Kurt Zouma (6.5), Aaron Cresswell (6.8), Tomáš Souček (6.7), Declan Rice (7.4), Pablo Fornals (7.1), Saïd Benrahma (6.4), Arthur Masuaku (7.0) and Michail Antonio (6.4).


West Ham United made 3 changes: S. Benrahma for M. Lanzini (59′), A. Cresswell for V. Coufal (61′) and A. Masuaku for J. Bowen (74′).

Top player: Declan Rice

Probably the most impressive player in West Ham United was Declan Rice.

His rating is (7.4) with 38 passes (97% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League



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