Manchester City go remarkable 20-match unbeaten following Premier League win over West Ham

Manchester City go remarkable 20-match unbeaten following Premier League win over West Ham

- Man City vs West Ham ended 2-1 in favour of Pep Guardiola's side at the Etihad

- The Citizens have now gone 20 matches without a loss in all competitions

- Defenders Ruben Dias and John Stones scored the goals for the Premier League leaders

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Manchester City continue their unbeaten run in the Premier League after they narrowly beat West Ham United by 2-1 at the Etihad.

Two of City's center-back Ruben Dias and John Stones scored in each half of the game as Mikhail Antonio got the Hammers only goal.

The match started on a quiet note in the opening 20 minutes as chances were few and far between in the exchanges.

Manchester City go remarkable 20-match unbeaten following Premier League win over West Ham
Dias and Stones scored for Man City as they go 20 matches unbeaten in all competitions. Photo by Matt McNulty
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However, the first goal was scored on the half-hour mark after Dias grabbed his first strike in City colors when he headed home a delightful cross from Kevin De Bruyne.

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The Hammers were asking questions after going behind as Antonio missed a glorious opportunity when his shot hit the upright in the 39th minute.

But David Moyes' men got back on level terms two minutes before half-time as his side created from space on the wings for Vladimir Coufal who drilled in a low cross for Jesse Lingard but was finished off by Antonio to make it 1-1.

City showed more intent after the break as De Bruyne almost forced an own goal from the Hammers when squared the ball across the face of goal but there was nobody to apply the decisive touch.

The current Premier League leaders restored the lead in the 68th minute as a brilliant cut-back from Riyad Mahrez was tapped-in by Stones.

The London club pushed for an equalizer as Issa Diop should have scored but his header lacked direction towards goal. It finished 2-1.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Pep Guardiola has currently donated £130,000 to his Open Arms foundation which helps convey refugees who want to escape from poverty and persecution, The Sun.

The Manchester City boss paid thousands of pounds to help repair one of their boats to help it return to the sea.

The organization were invited to share some of the experiences with City players which moved some of them to tears.

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