Bernardo Silva scored his first goal of the season to preserve Manchester City's winning start to the Premier League season

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Sports News Today – Manchester City Come from Behind to Beat West Ham

Manchester City came from behind to beat West Ham 2-1 in a thrilling Premier League match at the London Stadium on Friday night[1]. The Hammers took the lead in the 20th minute through a stunning goal from James Ward-Prowse, who curled a free-kick into the top corner of the net. However, City responded quickly and equalized just six minutes later through a goal from Bernardo Silva. The match was evenly poised until the 84th minute when Erling Haaland scored the winner for City.

The match was a thrilling encounter, with both teams playing attacking football and creating numerous chances. West Ham had several opportunities to extend their lead, but City’s goalkeeper Ederson made a sensational one-handed save to deny Kurt Zouma with the score at 1-1. Silva’s goal seemed to deflate West Ham before Haaland’s late effort ended their hopes of getting anything from the contest.

Player of the match was awarded to James Ward-Prowse of West Ham United, who scored a stunning goal and had an average rating of 7.47[1]. Other notable performances came from West Ham’s Álvarez and Areola, who had average ratings of 6.86 and 6.85, respectively.

Manchester City’s victory takes them to the top of the Premier League table with 13 points from five matches[1]. They are closely followed by Liverpool, who have 12 points from four matches. West Ham, on the other hand, remain in 10th place with six points from five matches.

The victory for Manchester City is a significant boost for their title aspirations this season. They have been one of the most consistent teams in the Premier League in recent years, winning the title four times in the last five seasons. However, they face stiff competition from Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester United this season.

Manchester City’s victory over West Ham was a thrilling encounter that showcased the attacking prowess of both teams. City’s victory takes them to the top of the Premier League table and is a significant boost for their title aspirations this season. The Premier League is shaping up to be a closely contested competition this season, with several teams vying for the title.

References:

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/66760558

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