SILVA SCORE THE WINNER FOR MANCHESTER CITY TO RE-ESTABLISH EIGHT-POINT LEAD OVER UNITED

Silva score 7 minutes to full time as Manchester City came from behind to beat initially threatening West Ham United.

The visitors took the lead at the stroke of first half through Angelo Ogbonna’s header off a corner kick before City’s defender Nicolas Otamendi leveled the scores few minutes after second half kicked off.

Meanwhile David Silva acrobatically notched off from Kevin De Bryune’s pass to give the hosts their lead as they equaled Premier League record of 13 wins in raw.

Nicolas Otamendi watches as City goal keeper saves a goal

The record of longest winning streak in a top flight season was first set by Sunderland and Preston in 1891-92 before Arsenal breaking it in 2001-03 followed by Chelsea in 2016/17 and also the win is the fourth in a row for the table leaders.

West Ham did not let City win the match with ease as they pose threats of winning in certain occasions. Before Ogbonna’s goal, Michail Antonio missed slightly as his touch went off target before Lanzini made it an obligation for Man City’s keeper to save the ball.

Meanwhile before Silva finally broke through in the second half, his deflected effort could have resulted to a goal if not for the hard work of Adrian.

Besides Silva, unfortunate fate stopped Leroy Sane, Raheem Stirling, Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus from scoring.

Manchester City fought for the win

The victory leaves Manchester City leading the table comfortable with 8 points clear ahead of second place Manchester United which beat Arsenal 3-1.

Will Silva strike again in their next premier league fixture can only be answered when they play United at Old Trafford on Sunday 10th December after a Champions league fixture on Wednesday away to Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

Whereas 19th place WestHam has another heavy load to carry in their next fixture as they’ll host Antonio Conte’s 3rd place Chelsea at the London Stadium.

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