Wednesday 20 September 2017

Manchester City v West Ham: Key moments

Manchester City's Edin Dzeko (2nd R) celebrates scoring his second goal with Alexsandar Kolarov against West Ham United
Manchester City's Edin Dzeko (2nd R) celebrates scoring his second goal with Alexsandar Kolarov against West Ham United

The key moments from tonight's 6-0 drubbing at the Etihad Stadium.

Five minutes - Javi Garcia heads wide from David Silva's corner

12 - Alvaro Negredo puts City 1-0 up, producing a delightful first-time left foot finish as he connects with Yaya Toure's long ball from the City half.

18 - Mohamed Diame picks up possession and drives forward, but can only drill the ball wide from outside the box.

22 - Adrian pushes away a Silva strike as City step up the pressure.

23 - The West Ham goalkeeper parries again within seconds, this time doing well to dive and tip Samir Nasri's shot behind.

26 - City cut through West Ham once more as Negredo latches on to Edin Dzeko's through-ball and makes it 2-0 by firing into the net.

34 - Negredo, looking for his hat-trick, shoots off-target from outside the area.

35 - Matthew Taylor tries to threaten Costel Pantilimon's goal, but misses by some distance as he strikes into the stand.

36 - Dzeko scoops the ball over from a good position in the box.

40 -Toure is allowed to run unchallenged through to the West Ham box and crack in City's third.

49 - The ball deflects from Silva to Negredo, who completes his hat-trick, curling into the corner.

52 - Toure sends a free-kick whistling just over the bar.

54 - Dzeko arrows the ball inches too high.

55 - Dzeko tumbles in the Hammers area when challenged by Joey O'Brien, no penalty is given and there is a brief skirmish between the two players.

60 - Dzeko gets a deserved goal, sliding in to convert Gael Clichy's cross.

70 - Adrian gets down on his line to keep out Dzeko's header.

82 - Dzeko's drive is turned behind by Adrian.

89 - Dzeko lashes in City's sixth from Aleksandar Kolarov's cut-back.

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