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Manchester City beats West Ham United 2-0

Manchester City's Eliaquim Mangela's header is deflected away from goal by West-Ham United's James Collins during the Manchester City V West-Ham United Premier League match at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England on 19th April 2015.
Manchester City’s Eliaquim Mangela’s header is deflected away from goal by West-Ham United’s James Collins during the Manchester City V West-Ham United Premier League match at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England on 19th April 2015.

(AA) – English top football division Premier League’s defending winners, Manchester City, eased past West Ham United 2-0 in a league match Sunday.

Home team Manchester City finished the job in the first half at Etihad Stadium in the U.K. as West Ham United’s James Collins and Man City star Aguero found the net for City.

Manchester City have now raised their points to 64 in the standings.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City are competing against each other for advancing to the UEFA Champions League directly.

Meanwhile, leaders Chelsea toppled Manchester United 1-0 thanks to their Belgian star midfielder Eden Hazard’s goal in the 38th minute at Stamford Bridge. 

In addition, London giants ended Manchester United’s six-game winning streak in the league.

Chelsea are leading the league with 76 points. Their closest opponents in the league table, Arsenal, have 66 points.

– Results:

Crystal Palace 0-2 West Bromwich Albion

Everton 1-0 Burnley

Leicester City 2-0 Swansea City

Stoke City 2-1 Southampton

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

Manchester City 2-0 West Ham United

Newcastle United 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur

 

– Standings:

Rank Team P W D L GF GA +/- Pts
1 Chelsea 32 23 7 2 65 26 39 76
2 Arsenal 32 20 6 6 63 32 31 66
3 Manchester United 33 19 8 6 59 31 28 65
4 Manchester City 33 19 7 7 67 34 33 64
5 Liverpool 32 17 6 9 47 36 11 57
6 Tottenham Hotspur 33 17 6 10 53 47 6 57
7 Southampton 33 17 5 11 45 24 21 56
8 Swansea City 33 13 8 12 38 42 -4 47
9 Stoke City 33 13 7 13 38 41 -3 46
10 West Ham United 33 11 10 12 42 42 0 43
11 Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 42 45 -3 42
12 Everton 33 10 11 12 41 43 -2 41
13 West Bromwich Albion 33 9 9 15 32 46 -14 36
14 Newcastle United 33 9 8 16 34 54 -20 35
15 Aston Villa 33 8 8 17 24 45 -21 32
16 Sunderland 32 5 14 13 25 48 -23 29
17 Hull City 32 6 10 16 29 45 -16 28
18 Leicester City 32 7 7 18 34 51 -17 28
19 Queens Park Rangers 33 7 5 21 38 59 -21 26
20 Burnley 33 5 11 17 26 51 -25 26

 

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