Man City secure comeback win at West Ham, continue perfect run in Premier League
Pair of 2nd half goals give Manchester City 3-1 win against West Ham United in London
Manchester City scored second-half goals Saturday in a 3-1 comeback win against West Ham United in an English Premier League match in London.
English midfielder James Ward-Prowse scored a diving header to make it 1-0 in the 36th minute for West Ham at the London Stadium.
Manchester City's Belgian forward Jeremy Doku, who joined the club in August, scored a solo-effort goal one minute after the start of the second half.
Man City came back in the 76th minute as Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva had a through ball from Julian Alvarez to send the ball gently to the bottom corner.
In the 86th minute, Man City cemented the win after quick play. Norwegian star Erling Haaland finished in the area following a low pass by Silva.
Leaders Man City won all five matches this season.
Their nearest opponents, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, have 13 points each and seek a mistake of Manchester City.
West Ham are sixth with 10 points.
Man City will next face Nottingham Forest in a home match Sept. 23.
- Man Utd stunned at home
Brighton & Hove Albion shocked Manchester United 3-1 at Old Trafford.
Danny Welbeck, a former Man Utd forward, scored the opener in minute 20 for Brighton.
Brighton doubled the lead in the 53rd minute when German midfielder Pascal Gross put the ball into Man Utd’s net.
Brazilian forward Joao Pedro made it 3-0 for the visitors in minute 71, a couple of minutes before Tunisia's Hannibal Mejbri scored a consolation goal for Manchester United. Man Utd have six points.
Brighton moved to the fourth spot as they have 12 points to pressure Liverpool and Tottenham.
- Liverpool complete comeback at Wolverhampton
Earlier Saturday, Liverpool took a 3-1 comeback win in an away match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
South Korean forward Hee-Chan Hwang scored an early goal for the Wolves at Molineux Stadium.
The Reds' Dutch forward Cody Gakpo scored the equalizer in the 55th minute.
Title contenders Liverpool took the win after two late goals. Scottish defender Andy Robertson made it 2-1 in the 85th minute before Hugo Bueno's own goal in injury time.
Egyptian star Mohamed Salah made two assists for the Reds.
Wolves are 15th with three points.
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