Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City successfully began the defence of the crown by earning a 2-0 win away to West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Erling Haaland announced his presence in the Premier League when he converted a first half penalty in the 36th minute, before doubling the Cityzens advantage in the 65th minute to give manager Pep Guardiola’s side all three points.
Haaland surely will be pivotal as Manchester City continue their chase for domestic and continental glory.
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FULL-TIME AT THE LONDON STADIUM: West Ham United 0-2 Manchester City
65′ MIN: Erling Haaland finds the back of the net off an assist from Kevin de Bruyne.
GOOOAAALLL!!! West Ham United 0-2 Manchester City (E. Haaland)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE LONDON STADIUM: West Ham United 0-1 Manchester City
HALF-TIME AT THE LONDON STADIUM: West Ham United 0-1 Manchester City
36′ MIN: Erling Haaland converts from twelve yards to open his account in the Premier League.
GOOOAAALLL!!! West Ham United 0-1 Manchester City (E. Haaland)
PENALTY!!! To Manchester City
KICK-OFF AT THE LONDON STADIUM: West Ham United 0-0 Manchester City
Pep Guardiola has handed a starting berth to new summer recruit Erling Haaland, who is set to make his Premier League debut. Phil Foden and Jack Grealish alongside midfield maestro Kevin de Bruyne are all in the line-up.
West Ham’s Starting XI set to take on the defending champions. Michail Antonio leads the frontline for the Hammers.