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Summary

  1. City had won previous 5 league games
  2. First time City conceded in league
  3. West Ham continue fine away form
  4. Wins at Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City so far
  5. De Bruyne with first goal for City

Live Reporting

By Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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  1. The final word

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    I mean, it couldn't stay at 2-1 to West Ham, but it did. The Premier League never ceases to amaze. More of it tomorrow.

    It's only fitting that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has the final word:

    "There will be ups and downs here at West Ham - this result is a major surprise and nine points from the first three away games sounds like a dream, not a plan. But there’s nothing wrong with a dream."

  2. Player reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Kevin De Bruyne tells BBC Sport: " We didn’t start well, conceding two goals with the two chances they fashioned. After that we created lots of chances, and 2-1 was a good place to be at half-time, but in the second half our final ball wasn’t good enough.

    "We knew they would have 10 men behind the ball and we would have to be patient, but unfortunately we couldn’t score the second one.

    "At half-time we were still confident we could change the game and we tried to put pressure on them. We tried everything, but the final pass wasn’t that good.

    "It was a shame to lose three points and we wanted to win after the defeat to Juventus. I don’t think we played badly but we have to move on."

  3. Manager reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini tells BBC Sport: " To win the game you must score, and we didn't score. We played very well in the second half, though not in the first. We were not the aggressive team we need to be at home. 

    "We corrected those things, played very well, created a lot of chances but didn't score. We were under pressure, falling two goals behind. It is always difficult to play against any Premier League team - everyone has very good players.

    "We knew this would be a difficult game because it was not luck that meant they beat Liverpool and Arsenal. We needed to be better with our finishing."

  4. Match of the Day running order

    22:30 BST, BBC One

    As promised...

  5. Get involved

    #bbcfootball

    Slaven Bilic

    Bad Dog:Bilic is a fantastic manager. A rare breed. 

    Kola Sanni:Potential champions win these matches - the Hammers have beaten Arsenal, Liverpool and City, all away from home. Are West Ham showing title-winning form?

  6. Manager reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    West Ham manager Slaven Bilic on Sky Sports:  You need a bit about you if you want to score two goals here, or two goals at the Emirates or three at Anfield. 

    "You’ve got no chance unless you sprint until the end of the game. We deserved it, considering the way we played in the first half and fought in the second. But this was hard - City pressed us and City were the better team in the second half.

    "But at the end of the day, when we could keep the ball or have a breather we did that. We deserved the win, because we scored twice in the first half and played really well, from the goalkeeper to the striker.

    "We were not down at half time having conceded, because we were still winning the game. We knew the key would be to be able to keep the ball, because they would throw it at us. We have creative players who can exploit the spaces behind their defenders."

  7. Match of the Day

    22:30 BST, BBC One

    You have to watch MOTD today. We will bring you the running order, hopefully, in a few moments.

    More drama in the Premier League today than in a boxset of House of Cards. The UK and US versions combined.

  8. Player reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    City midfielder and goalscorer Kevin De Bruyne: “We tried everything to put pressure on them. In the second half they didn’t create one good chance. Maybe out last pass wasn’t good today. But we didn’t play badly.

    “We didn’t start well or defend well for their two chances. We have to learn from this.

    “I try to do everything today to help the team, but it wasn’t enough. I am happy with how I am integrating. In a few weeks when I am settled it will be even better for me.

    “If you lose these games you have to go on quickly. As long as you react well. We tried to have a good reaction after Juventus but now we go on to Tuesday.”

    Kevin De Bruyne
  9. Get involved

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    Ahmed Nurein:  I want some of whatever Slaven Bilic has fed those West Ham players. 

    Matthew Bennett: Bilic has a gangster look and today his side are sniggering all the way home with the looted points - they've robbed them blind!

  10. Here's how the table looks

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    PL table

    Screenshoot (?) the living daylights out of this West Ham fans.

  11. Player reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    West Ham skipper Mark Noble: “We knew we were going to come up against it. They haven’t conceded a goal. We watched the Juventus game and took some belief from that. We were nervy at the end but we managed to hold on. 

    "There are some tired heroes in our dressing room. We went into the season with a new manager, staff and players and we are slowly gelling together. We knew we had enough to get results like this. 

    "Bobby Zamora always used to say to me to get it and give it to the good players. That makes life easier for myself.”

    Mark Noble
  12. Player reaction

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

  13. "West Ham are set up perfectly"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Robbie Savage

    606, BBC Radio 5 live

    "To win at a big club once could be a fluke. To win three big games in one season is unbelievable. They are set up perfectly to play away from home."

  14. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Missed the flair of Silva and Nasri?? They did still had £300m worth of players on the pitch. 

    It wasn't quite David v Goliath. More like David's slightly more well-built friend v Goliath, nevertheless City should have won.

  15. "City missed the flair of Silva and Nasri"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "West Ham deserve the win. In the first half they were really, really impressive. They seem to be a really together unit and have such a good shape, with a manage who's so passionate. The fans have made a long journey to Manchester but have their reward.

    "As much as City fans might have been excited in the second half, they really missed the flair of Silva and Nasri. City created very few chances.

  16. "Such a brave, rearguard action"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC London 94.9

    Steve Froggatt, former Aston Villa winger

    "Look at the West Ham staff on the pitch now. They are delighted. It was such a brave, rearguard action in that second half, an amazing performance. 

    "The league position, West Ham second in the table, doesn't lie."

    West Ham celebrate
  17. FULL-TIME

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    They've only gone and done it. West Ham's defenders should all be knighted after this - what a heroic display.

    They were pummelled. I mean pummelled. City had 27 efforts on goals, of which 17 were blocked. And they made those blocks without conceding a penalty. Just brilliant.

    As for City, they lose their 100% record and have very much themselves to blame for some shoddy defending in the first half.

    Mark Noble
  18. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    City have a free-kick. It's played to the byeline - full-back Bacary Sagna appears to prevent the ball from crossing the line, but referee Robert Madley said he didn't.

    Time is running out for the home side. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is going crazy on the touchline.

    Slaven Bilic
  19. Get involved

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    Robert Webb: Winston Reid, most underrated defender in the Premier League.

    Jorge Zuazola: De Bruyne is not half as good as Silva.

  20. "Have City fashioned any great chances?"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "West Ham have defended brilliantly, to be fair. They are all behind the ball, aside from Jelavic who is miles away from any of his team-mates. 

    "On reflection, have City fashioned any great chances in this second half? For all City's possession they haven't really carved out opportunities."

  21. STOPPAGE TIME

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Meanwhile at the other end, where we haven't visited in a while, Joe Hart has to make a swift low dive to prevent Dmitri Payet's 20-yard strike from going in.

    We are in stoppage time territory - four minutes of it.

  22. GREAT SAVE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Keeper Adrian leaps up to deny City defender Nicolas Otamendi from flicking in with his head at the near post - that was chance number... number.... ah what the heck!

  23. "Man City have given 100% this half"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "Man City's players have given 100% this second half. At this stage though, it just hasn't been enough..."

  24. SUBSTITUTIONS

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Another West Ham block to deny Yaya Toure - their 12th - which underlines how impressive the defence have been.

    Late-winner expert Kelechi Iheanacho comes on for Aleksandar Kolarov while the very tired Carl Jenkinson comes off for James Collins.

  25. Get involved

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    Lewis Denny: Without Silva, City have no left-footed wingers, so they don't cross from the left, they only use the right side. No creativity. 

    Abhishek: Along with the kitchen sink, City have thrown the entire kitchen! Still West Ham hang on...

  26. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    City nearly fell foul of the old 'caught at the other end' act. Substitute striker Nikica Jelavic only just fails to get contact on a pass into the area which would have surely seen him poke the ball past keeper Joe Hart.

    That would have been cruel on City.

  27. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

  28. Get involved

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    Iheanyi Uwa: What else do City have to do to score? 

    Peter Malath: It is not if, but when, City will equalise. West Ham are living on the edge. 

  29. City's shots on goal

    While West Ham defender Carl Jenkinson has a breather, I mean gets treatment for an injury on the pitch, it's a good time to point out how many efforts on goal City have had...

    The answer? 21. That won't be the final total.

    Carl Jenkinson
  30. Time alert!

    There are 15 minutes of normal time remaining aka 15 minutes-plus for the Hammers to hold out.

  31. Post update

    The Lord has spoken....

  32. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Imagine you find yourself in a steel drum and there are six people smashing it with big sticks. That's how the West Ham defence feel right now.

    This time Fernandinho's shot is blocked. The Alamo has nothing on this.

  33. "This is an onslaught"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "This is an onslaught. Honestly, West Ham will do well to survive this. City have done everything this half, apart from score that crucial goal."

  34. SUBSTITUTION

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Former Hull striker Nikica Jelavic is on for Manuel Lanzini. An attacking substitution Mr. Bilic? When your defence is getting battered? Nice.

    Nikica Jelavic
  35. CLOSE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Another good, or perhaps fortunate, piece of defending by West Ham's Winston Reid, who unintentionally diverts Yaya Toure's fierce shot wide.

    A West Ham substitution coming up now...

    Winston Reid and Ya Ya Toure
  36. Get involved

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    Richard:  Twice now, Aguero has thrown himself to the floor, for no reason, and asked for a penalty. Why hasn't he been punished? 

    LFC Way:  Can't see West Ham going through rest of this game without conceding. The pressure is building. 

    Jonathan Kitley: A big 45 minutes of football coming up for West Ham's back four. I'd still take a point.

  37. "City will score sooner rather than later"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "A great turn from Toure on the edge of the box and he did everything right, aiming for the far post. Inches wide, but very positive signs and City will score sooner rather than later, I feel."

  38. SUBSTITUTION

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    City striker Wilfried Bony comes on for Raheem Sterling, who actually had a good game. The corner comes to nothing. Bit of a waste really with heading expert Bony on. 

    City come again.

  39. CLOSE!

    It's incessant for the West Ham defence. This time Jesus Navas's effort is pushed away by Adrian for a corner. We have a substitution coming up...

  40. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Yaya Toure goes even closer. The big Ivorian midfielder flashes a cracking angled drive past that charmed right-hand post of Adrian's.

    This will not stay 2-1 to West Ham. It cannot stay 2-1 to West Ham.

    Ya Ya Toure
  41. SUBSTITUTION

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    West Ham boss Slaven Bilic makes a change, most probably to freshen things up. Michail Antonio comes on for the tiring Victor Moses.

    Slaven Bilic
  42. Post update

  43. CLOSE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Diafra! West Ham's second goalscorer should have had a second himself. With Joe Hart out of goal he fires his angled shot a few yards wide. Diafra Sakho should have done much better.

    West Ham will surely kill the game off if they get a third.

    Diafra Sakho
  44. GREAT SAVE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Brilliant save by Adrian. City midfielder Yaya Toure uses a combination of quick feet and bulldozing to make his way into the area only to be thwarted by the Hammers keeper as he got his shot away.

    Adrian might need new gloves soon.

    Adrian saves
  45. "A rearguard action from West Ham"

    Man City 2-1 West Ham

    BBC Radio Manchester

    David White, former Man City and England winger

    "It's just going to be a rearguard action from West Ham now. They gave it their all in the first half but I think these will be a difficult 45 minutes. It will be a great half of football."

  46. CLOSE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    I told you this would be a long half for West Ham. Raheem Sterling's cross from the left just eludes the head of Sergio Aguero. 

    The ball then falls to the feet of Yaya Toure whose shot, which was set to create a hole in the Etihad, is blocked. 

    Raheem Sterling
  47. CLOSE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham.

    So close to an own goal. A cross from the right is almost turned in by West Ham defender Winston Reid. Luckily for him, team-mate Adrian was on hand to make a good low save.

    The tempo has been turned up a few notches.

  48. CLOSE!

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Yaya Toure is trying to lead this City comeback by example. He drives a low angled shot narrowly past the right-hand post of keeper Adrian. This is going to be a long old half for West Ham.

    Ya Ya Toure
  49. KICK-OFF

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    We are back under way.

  50. SUBSTITUTION

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    I wonder if City boss Manuel Pellegrini wasn't happy about something he saw in defence in the first half? Martin Demichelis comes on for Eliaquim Mangala.

    I thought Mangala was OK, to be fair.

    Manuel Pellegrini
  51. West Ham defending deep

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    If you are watching this game, the graphic below showing the players' average position in the first half will tell you what you already know - West Ham are defending deep and in numbers. If you are not watching, it also gives you an idea of how many men Manchester City are committing forward in search of the goals they need - which is why they have been so susceptible on the break.

    Average positions in the first half
  52. Get involved

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    Jeremiah Kariuki: De Bryune opens his account. West Ham have to protect their lead now, otherwise, the Citizens will start the goals riot! 

    Andy Knowles: City caught cold by a dangerous West Ham team. It was important to get the goal back before the interval and a great strike from Kevin de Bruyne. 

    Mark Mason: Good advert for NOT time wasting in the first half, West Ham! 

  53. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

  54. One team in it?

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Looking at the heat map from the first-half at the Etihad, you would think there was only one team in it - Manchester City (on the left) have seen a LOT more of the ball in the West Ham half than the visitors have in theirs (on the right). 

    The scoreline will tell you that, sometimes, it doesn't matter how much possession you have - especially if you are West Ham and playing away from home.

    Man City v West Ham heat map
  55. "A great first half"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC London 94.9

    Steve Froggatt, former Aston Villa winger

    "It's been a great first half. West Ham fully deserve their lead and for much of that half were throwing everything at City. Now, Slaven Bilic will have to get his side reorganised because City will lay siege to them in the second 45 minutes."

  56. Get Involved

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    What did you make of that guys and gals?

    It was 0-1, then 0-2, should have been 0-3 then it was 1-2 just before the break. The drama!!

    Which way do you think it will go now? Aren't these Saturday late evening matches normally quite dull?

    #bbcfootball, text 81111 (UK only), or make your views known on our BBC Match of the Day Facebook page.

  57. HALF-TIME

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    The corner comes to zilch. It's half-time.

  58. Post update

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    City midfielder Yaya Toure leaves the field after getting treatment on the pitch. He seems OK. This half will never end. City have a corner.

    Ya Ya Toure
  59. "That's what millions and millions of pounds gets you"

    Man City 1-2 West Ham

    BBC London 94.9

    Steve Froggatt, former Aston Villa winger

    "Dreadful time to concede a goal for West Ham. It was crucial for them to get in two goals up. But that's what millions and millions of pounds will get you, and why Man City have brought De Bruyne in. He scores goals for you.

    "The great thing from a neutral point of view is that we've got a heck of a second half to come!"

  60. GOAL - Man City 1-2 West Ham

    Kevin De Bruyne (45 mins)

    Timing isn't it? 

    The £55m summer signing Kevin De Bruyne drives in from 20 yards after good work from Sergio Aguero on the right, which sees him take out three defenders with one pass.

    The Belgian takes one look up and fires in past Adrian for his first City goal on his first start.

    Kevin De Bruyne
  61. Post update

    Man City 0-2 West Ham

    Sergio Aguero has yet another chance. This time the City striker balloons his shot over from Kevin De Bruyne's cross. It wasn't an easy chance to be fair. A quarter chance let's call it. 

    We are in stoppage time - four minutes of it.

  62. CLOSE!

    Man City 0-2 West Ham

    West Ham are through again! The brilliant Dmitri Payet plays a ball into the area which Diafra Sakho reads. This time Eliaqium Mangala is alert to the danger and makes a last-ditch tackle to deny Sakho.

    How much is this City defence worth?? They could have been three down!

    Sakho receives treatment after the challenge, but he's OK.

  63. CLOSE!

    Man City 0-2 West Ham

    Sergio Aguero is in again for City. This time Bacary Sagna plays in a low cross for the Argentine, who tries to flick the ball past keeper Adrian at the near post. 

    The ball comes backs to Aguero, who jabs the ball against Adrian's chest. It was never going to go in from that range, especially with the Hammers keep out so quickly to smother his effort.

  64. Post update

    Man City 0-2 West Ham

    Hey, let's not have a pop at Jesus Navas too early. His shot has to be punched away by Adrian before Sergio Aguero curls a shot wide from 20 yards.

  65. Get involved

    #bbcfootball

    St Chawal: This is an unbelievable Hammering at the Etihad! 

    Shohidur Rahman: This just illustrates how bad City's defence is without Kompany. Dreadful. 

    Femi John Atoyebi: Is Man City's impressive season about to implode?

  66. Post update

    Man City 0-2 West Ham

    Aguero's through.....but he's offside and wellies the ball out of play. Some of you are saying that Samir Nasri should have started instead of Jesus Navas, who by the way was a late replacement for David Silva who was injured in the warm-up.

    If things continue like this then Nasri could be on earlier than expected after the break. City need something from someone.

    Sergio Aguero
  67. Get involved

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    Rob Bown:  West Ham are already wasting time. This will cost them. 

    Elevat Politik:  West Ham are defending well, except Cresswell who seems scared stiff.

    Yullaw:  How on earth can Navas start ahead of Nasri?

  68. GOAL- Man City 0-2 West Ham

    Diafra Sakho (31 mins)

    This is not going to script for City. They are staring at two home defeats on the trot, having lost to Juventus in midweek.

    This time it's Diafra Sakho who is allowed to break free to hook in from close range, after Winston Reid's nod down from a corner falls in his path.

    What now Manuel?

    Diafra Sakho
    Sergio Aguero looks dejected
  69. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    West Ham are playing a good line at the back, although they are almost caught out by Raheem Sterling after a ball is threaded into the area. One to watch.

    Raheem Sterling
  70. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    The City players were probably shouting something other than "Jesus Navas" as the Spaniard failed to find any of his team-mates after finding himself on the right-hand side of the area. It's busy though in and around the Hammers area.

  71. YELLOW CARD

    It's a yellow for Manuel Lanzini for a foul on City's Raheem Sterling. City have had 63% of the possession.

  72. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    At the other end, it's a West Ham corner. Another full debutant Nicolas Otamendi slides in to prevent Carl Jenkinson from crossing. The corner comes to nothing.

  73. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    That was close-ish. City's Kevin De Bruyne fires in a low flat cross from the right that almost reaches striker Sergio Aguero, but James Tomkins is on hand to swipe away. Last ditch stuff.

  74. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    There promises to be a nice little battle for superiority in midfield between West Ham's Dmitri Payet and City's Kevin De Bruyne.

    Payet has been quiet so far, while De Bruyne, making his first start, has yet to get into the game, much like his team-mates.

    Dimitri Payet
  75. Post update

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    It's keep-ball for City players as they give themselves time for the disbelief to seep out of their systems.

    Manchester City v West Ham
  76. Post update

  77. MISS!

    Man City 0-1 West Ham

    Oh dear! Aaron Cresswell gives the ball away with a poor headed backpass. Sergio Aguero pounces, takes the ball past Adrian but slots well wide. Like, really wide. Admittedly, there were a couple of defenders covering, but still...

    Sergio Aguero
  78. GOAL - Man City 0-1 West Ham

    Victor Moses (6 mins)

    Well. Erm... there you go. City have won their last seven games at home to the Hammers and are losing after six minutes. I wouldn't have bet on that.

    Victor Moses, who impressed against Newcastle on Monday, tries his luck from 20 yards with a shot that sneaks in inside Joe Hart's near post. I think the England keeper will be a little disappointed.

    Victor Moses
    Victor Moses celebrates
  79. SAVE!

    Man City 0-0 West Ham

    Not a great save but a save nevertheless. Fernandinho leaps off an imaginary trampoline to get great height but heads his effort from the corner straight at Adrian.

  80. Post update

    Man City 0-0 West Ham

    Manchester City have a corner. The £55m man Kevin De Bruyne's cross is knocked out of play.

    Kevin De Bruyne
  81. Post update

    Man City 0-0 West Ham

    West Ham on the attack in these early moments. Diafra Sakho managed to float a cross to the far post, but the delivery was a wee bit too strong for his team-mates

  82. KICK-OFF

    Man City 0-0 West Ham

    We are under way.

  83. Post update

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    Man City graphic
  84. Post update

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    The teams are out. The tannoy man has stopped tannoy-ing. Ready?

  85. 'Odds heavily in home side's favour'

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    Steve Wilson

    BBC Match of the Day commentator

    "With rare away wins at Arsenal and Liverpool already under their belts, West Ham can travel to European under-achievers Manchester City with a spring in their step.

    "However, West Ham's journey home might be rather less jaunty as Manchester City have won their last 11 Premier League games - the joint-third longest winning streak in the league's history - and haven't conceded a league goal in approaching 10 hours.

    "Add to that West Ham's fairly hopeless recent record at the Etihad - seven consecutive defeats, three goals scored and 20 conceded - and the odds would appear to be heavily in the home side's favour."

  86. "De Bruyne is some player!"

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    Dion Dublin

    Former Aston Villa striker on Football Focus

    "Kevin de Bruyne is some player. He's not shy, he likes to get on the ball and he likes to make things happen. He gets the ball all over the field, covering every blade of grass to try and make things happen. 

    "De Bruyne obviously didn't get on with Jose Mourinho when he was at Chelsea and didn't like his style of playing. It's not nice - I've experienced that. And it's not good for the dressing room if other players know a manager and a footballer don't get on."

  87. "Payet has been a wonderful signing"

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    Dion Dublin

    Football Focus

    "Dimitri Payet has such calmness and composure. He's been a wonderful signing for the Hammers. It took Bilic five days of sustained effort to get him - he told the owners he just had to have him in his squad."  

  88. Predict the result

    Predictor graphic

    Don't forget, you can predict the outcome of this match - and the rest of the weekend's fixtures - in our Premier League Predictor game. You can register your scores here and you have until kick-off time to submit them. Good luck!  

  89. Kouyate's minor niggle

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

  90. West Ham team news

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    West Ham make three changes from the team that beat Newcastle on Monday. Adrian returns in goal after his suspension and Pedro Obiang and Carl Jenkinson come in for Cheikhou Kouyate and Angelo Ogbonna.

    West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell, Obiang, Noble, Lanzini, Payet, Moses, Sakho

    Subs: Randolph, Collins, Oxford, Antonio, Carroll, Zarate, Jelavic

    West Ham line-up vs MCFC
  91. Man City team news

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    The line-up is still worth about £300m without David Silva and is the Premier League's most expensive starting XI. 

    Kevin De Bruyne and Nicolas Otamendi both make their first starts for Manchester City - Otamendi is in for skipper Vincent Kompany, who suffered a calf injury against Juventus on Tuesday. And you saw a few moments ago Jesus Navas is in for the unfortunate Silva.

    Sergio Aguero is fit to start up front for Manchester City after recovering from the knee injury he sustained last week against Crystal Palace.

    Man City: Hart, Sagna, Otamendi, Mangala, Kolarov, Toure, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Sterling, Silva, Aguero

    Subs: Caballero, Maffeo, Demichelis, Fernando, Navas, Bony, Iheanacho

    Manchester City line-up
  92. Breaking team news

  93. The price of footballers

    Man City v West Ham (17:30 BST)

    Apparently, the Manchester City first XI is the first £300m-plus line-up in English football history. 

    That's all good and well, but can they do it on a pleasant early Saturday evening in Manchester in September against West Ham?*

    We wait to see. 

    Let us remember this is a Hammers side who swept aside Newcastle last Monday and have a player in Dimitri Payet who could be one of the buys of the season. The midfielder cost £10m - which is £100 in old football money.

    *City have beaten West Ham in their last seven home meetings.

    Kevin De Bruyne
    Image caption: Kevin De Bruyne starts for City - he is worth five Payets
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