West Ham v Man City - How they rated
PUBLISHED: 10:30 30 August 2016 | UPDATED: 10:34 30 August 2016
Who was our man of the match at the Etihad?
No chance with first two goals, but did make a couple of good saves as City piled on the pressure.
Angelo Ogbonna 6
Had a rough time as West Ham tried to cope with the onslaught, but improved after the break, though has a tendency to hoof the ball into no-man’s land.
Winston Reid 6
Didn’t adapt well to the three centre-back situation then forced off after Aguero’s unpunished elbow. His 150th Premier League appearance.
James Collins 6
The best of West Ham’s three centre-backs with some battling blocks and brave interceptions. Which of the three centre backs will have to make way when the team go back to four at the back? Probably Collins.
Michail Antonio 7 (man of the match)
Worked hard at wing back under pressure, but largely got the runaround, but turned the game after the break playing further forward. Scored an excellent goal and conntinued causing problems.
Cheikhou Kouyate 5
Lost Fernandinho for the second goal and put in another anonymous display, Needs to step up or he will not be worth his place in the team when the others return.
Mark Noble 7
Found it hard to make his mark on the game in the first half, but improved in the second half and played some fine passes to release players as he looked to get the Hammers back into the game.
Arthur Masuaku 7
Could have been sent off for a number of fouls, which would have been unfortunate, but coped well with early booking and provided superb cross for the goal. Is proving an able replacement for Cresswell.
Gokhan Tore 4
Delivered one decent cross for Fletcher, otherwise lost the ball too often and when the going got tough, he went missing for the second game running. Replaced at the break and not missed.
Enner Valencia 4
Worked really hard as ever, but he is so off form and lacking in confidence. Replaced on the hour and maybe it was his last game for the Hammers - please!
Ashley Fletcher 6
Deserved his chance but faced a huge task on his own up front and saw very little of the ball, but never gave up and saw one effort headed wide. He will learn from this and come back better. Full of promise.
Sam Byram (for Tore, 46) 6
Slightly improved performance that helped the balance of the team, but went missing for third City goal.
Manuel Lanzini (for Valencia, 60) 6
Great to see him back at long last and managed a couple of nice touches. He will get better.
Jonathan Calleri (for Reid, 78) 5
After two games of misses, this was a quieter afternoon, with only one half-chance.
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