In the match between West Ham and Manchester City on Saturday, August 10, defeat was recorded. Spectators in the stands saw as many as five goals (another was canceled). But they all flew into the gates of the home team.
West Ham – Manchester City 0: 5
Goals: Jesus, 25, Sterling, 51, 75, 90 + 2 Aguero, 84 (pen)
Alexander Zinchenko came out in the starting lineup in this match. He traditionally took a position on the left flank of the defense. But Andrei Yarmolenko did not even get into the application for the game.
“West Ham” has actively started the game. “ManCity” responded with his attacks. Actively connected to them Zinchenko. And it was he who launched the attack, which ended in a goal scored. The Ukrainian shifted to the center, gave to Mareza, who launched Walker into a breakthrough. He shot already in the penalty area, a small rebound, and Jesus scored the first goal in this match.
The rout was framed in the second half. At the same time, Sterling designed the hat-trick. First, he successfully closed the pass from De Bruyne. Subsequently, he acted as an assistant when Jesus scored. But the goal was not counted due to offside.
Jesus gave way to Aguero, and the Argentine scored. True, this was the fourth goal of the match. And besides, from the penalty spot. At the same time, the striker had to interrupt him. Although the goalkeeper repulsed his first attempt.
And before that, Sterling scored the third, successfully transferring Fabianski. He also scored the fifth goal, setting the final score of the match.