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Norwich City stun Manchester City in thriller

Norwich City produced a magnificent all-round display to inflict Manchester City’s first Premier League defeat since January at an ecstatic Carrow Road. The Canaries were ravaged by injuries with 11 players missing but made light of the handicap to take full advantage of a performance from the reigning champions that was careless in the extreme and characterised by chaotic defending. Kenny McLean rose unmarked to meet Emiliano Buendia’s corner after 18 minutes and Norwich doubled their advantage 10 minutes later when a flowing move started by Marco Stiepermann ended with…

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Manchester City get title defence off in style

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City got their title defence off to a winning start with victory at West Ham in game that saw the video assistant referee play a significant role for the first time in the Premier League. The technology is making its debut in England’s top flight this season and, after last night’s curtain raiser between Liverpool and Norwich passed off without incident, it took centre-stage on Saturday. VAR was first called on when Gabriel Jesus appeared to have put City 3-0 up midway through…

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Man City beat Liverpool to win Community Shield

Manchester City won the Community Shield on penalties after edging Liverpool in an entertaining game in front of a raucous Wembley. Georginio Wijnaldum’s penalty was saved by Claudio Bravo with Gabriel Jesus scoring the winning kick. The meeting between two outstanding sides did not disappoint. City’s Raheem Sterling finally scored his first goal against his old club when he turned home David Silva’s flick-on from close range. The woodwork was hit three times in quick succession in the second half, as Sterling struck the post with a one on one,…

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