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West Ham 1-1 Man City: Latest news and match reaction – LIVE!


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Phil Foden came off the bench to inject some life into Manchester City and salvage a point in a 1-1 draw at West Ham today.

Man City were abject in the first half despite dominating possession, and in-form West Ham deservedly took the lead through Michail Antonio’s acrobatic volley in the 18th minute.

But Foden came on at the start of the second half and prompted a massive improvement for the visitors.


He equalised in the 51st minute with a sharp near-post finish, and City dominated thereafter but could not find a winner with Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez coming the closest.

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West Ham 1-1 Manchester City

The Hammers cling on for another solid point against strong opposition.

Some real defensive resilience shown by David Moyes’ men this afternoon and you will be seeing plenty of replays of that special Antonio goal in the days ahead.


93 mins: CHANCE!

Gundogan slides in Mahrez, who holds off Yarmolenko and tries to pull the ball across but Fabianski intervenes and it goes behind off the post for a last-gasp corner.

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91 mins: What on earth is he doing up there?

West Ham centre-back Balbuena is a long way from where Moyes will want him to be during the dying minutes as the Paraguayan is booked for chopping down Dias.


90 mins: Three minutes of added time signalled by the fourth official.

Can West Ham hold on?


89 mins: A dreadful error from Yarmolenko at precisely the wrong moment presents another late opportunity to Sterling, but Ogbonna gets back well to bail out his Ukrainian colleague.


87 mins: West Ham breathe a sigh of relief as Rodri blasts a poor effort well over the crossbar.

Guardiola is cutting an animated figure down on the touchline.


86 mins: Brilliant goalkeeping from Fabianski, who rushes off his line to deny Sterling after the England forward was released by a low ball from De Bruyne.

Thar’s a big, big save with time running out.


84 mins: Masuaku crucially gets back to boot clear after a dangerous ball reaches Mahrez at the back post.

Fornals then races clear and fails to chip Ederson, with the offside flag belatedly raised.


Dan Kilpatrick at London Stadium

City are still hogging possession and pushing for a winner as we tick into the final 10 minutes but Fabianski has still only been tested properly once since Foden’s equaliser.

West Ham are defending durably but they will surely face some stern examinations before this game is out.


80 mins: A foolish foul from Ogbonna offers De Bruyne the opportunity to shoot on goal from around 30 yards out.

His fizzed effort proves no trouble for Fabianski after Fornals led down behind the wall to try and block any prospective low drive.

Douglas Costa did similar for Bayern Munich recently. Looks so bizarre!

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77 mins: Two crucial interventions from West Ham – from Balbuena and Haller – as City lay siege to Fabianski’s penalty area.

Guardiola’s final change sees Oleksandr Zinchenko replace Walker.


75 mins: A mistake from Yarmolenko helps to pile the pressure back on West Ham, who have just under 15 minutes remaining to try and cling on for another valuable point.


72 mins: West Ham have all but Haller behind the ball as they look to deny City any space whatsoever as the visitors push for that all-important second goal.

Despite the introduction of the French striker, there is still a chronic lack of a pressure-relieving out ball for Moyes’ men.


Foden fires City level

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69 mins: A change apiece with just over 20 minutes remaining as De Bruyne and Haller replace Bernardo Silva and Bowen.


68 mins: West Ham manage to get to the edge of that City box and Rice finds Bowen, with the overlap from Coufal helping to engineer enough space for the former Hull winger to bend a shot over Ederson’s crossbar.

Here comes De Bruyne…


67 mins: City are just biding their time at the moment after a West Ham attack led by Pablo Fornals leads to nothing.

West Ham are getting ready to send on Sebastien Haller.


Dan Kilpatrick at London Stadium

The loss of Antonio has robbed West Ham of an outlet and City are turning the screw here.

In worrying news for the hosts, Kevin De Bruyne is about to enter the fray.


63 mins: Walker tries his luck with a swerving effort from distance, but Fabianski is equal to it.

Minutes later, City work a corner well and the otherwise impressive Cancelo ends up thrashing a shot well wide from the edge of the box.


60 mins: Walker gets a cross all wrong before an increasingly rare foray forward from West Ham leads to a corner won by Yarmolenko that is claimed comfortably by Ederson.

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Date, time and venue

West Ham vs Manchester City is scheduled for a 12:30pm BST kick-off on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

The match will be behind closed doors at London Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

How to watch

TV channel: West Ham vs Manchester City will be televised live on BT Sport 1.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.

Team news

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Masuaku, Rice (c), Soucek, Bowen, Fornals, Antonio

Subs: Randolph, Fredericks, Diop, Noble, Lanzini, Yarmolenko, Haller

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Garcia, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan, Bernardo, Mahrez, Sterling (c), Aguero

Subs: Steffen, Stones, Zinchenko, De Bruyne, Torres, Foden, Palmer

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