The Citizens stunning first half performance was a key in this Sunday’s win against the Hammers. Sterling opened the scoring in the 7th minute, while Fernadinho sealed the first half score by scoring in the 18th minute. In the second half Guardiola’s men allowed West Ham to get back into the game, Antonio reduced the score to 2-1 in the 58th minute. Still, Bilic’s boys failed to level the score and Sterling before the final whistle sealed the Hammers fate by scoring for 3-1.
TEAM NEWS – Man City substitutes: Hart, Fernando, Nasri, Kolarov, Navas, Delph, Iheanacho.
TEAM NEWS – Man City (4-3-3): Caballero; Zabaleta, Stones, Otamendi, Clichy; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Silva; Sterling, Aguero, Nolito.
TEAM NEWS – West Ham substitutes: Randolph, Lanzini, Obiang, Byram, Calleri, Burke, Oxford.
TEAM NEWS – West Ham (3-5-2): Adrian; Reid, Collins, Ogbonna; Antonio, Tore, Noble, Kouyate, Masuaku; Fletcher, Valenica.