Premier League champions make title defence against Hammers with Erling Haaland handed competitive debut August 7, 2022 – Posted in: Soccer
Manchester City face a tough first test of their Premier League title defence as they travel to West Ham this Sunday.
Pep Guardiola’s side came from two goals behind to rescue a 2-2 draw when these two sides met in London on the penultimate game of last term.
The result proved instrumental in City capturing a second successive title the following weekend as they finished one point above Liverpool.
- West Ham XI: Fabianski, Johnson, Cresswell, Zouma, Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Lanzini, Fornals, Bowen, Antonio
- Subs: Areola, Randolph, Scamacca, Vlasic, Downes, Benrahma, Coventry, Okoflex, Ashby
- Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland, Foden
- Subs: Ortega, Phillips, Stones, Alvarez, Silva, Mahrez, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand
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