Manchester City thrash West Ham United in the season opener

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  • Manchester City beat West Ham United for the 7th consecutive time on the first day of the English Premier League
  • In another match, Liverpool defeated Norwich City 4–1.

Two-time defending champion Manchester City have started with a win in the English Premier League (EPL). English football club Manchester City beat West Ham United 5–0. This is City’s seventh consecutive win over West Ham. In these 7 matches, City scored 23 goals and conceded just 3 goals. City won the opening match for the ninth time in a row. Rahim Sterling scored a hat-trick in the match. He is the eighth player to score a hat-trick in the opening weekend of the season and the first player after 8 years.

Earlier, Didier Drogba did this in 2010–11. For the 13th time in 2019, no team could score a single goal against Manchester City. City’s Gabriel Hayes scored 25th, Sterling scored 51st, 75th, 90 + 1st, and Sergio Aguero scored in the 86th minute on penalties. Sterling’s City side have completed 50 goals in the league. He is the sixth player to score 50+ goals. Aguero scored for the seventh time on the first day of the season.

Liverpool won, goalkeeper Alison out because of Injury

Champions League champions Liverpool beat Norwich City 4–1 in the first match. Liverpool’s goalkeeper Alison Baker was in the match. They will no longer play a Super Cup match against Chelsea in Istanbul. For Liverpool, Salah scored 19th, Virgil van Dijk scored 28th, Divock Origi scored in the 42nd minute. Brent Henley of Norwich scored on his own in the 7th minute. Teemu Pukki scored the only goal from Norwich in the 64th minute. Liverpool has not lost on home ground since 838 days. They have won 31 matches and played 10 draws.

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