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Manchester City fans were left incensed after the first ever Premier League goal to be ruled out by VAR occurred during their season opener against West Ham.
Manchester City kicked off their Premier League title defence with a 5-0 thrashing of West Ham at the London Stadium. Sportsmail's JACK GAUGHAN provided the player ratings.
The champions had laid down a marker for their title defence at the London Stadium after the 5-0 win, with Raheem Sterling eventually registered a superb hat-trick in the capital.
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE LONDON STADIUM: This was a strong start to the season for someone who cost £60million and took a year to settle. Mahrez seems to be playing with more purpose.
Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City got their title defence up and running in style with a 5-0 win at West Ham, in a game where VAR made its first impact in the Premier League.
ROB DRAPER AT THE LONDON STADIUM: Raheem Sterling hit a hat-trick as Manchester City commenced the defence of their Premier League title with a 5-0 victory away to West Ham.
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Manchester City take on West Ham in their opening game at London Stadium. Follow action from London Stadium as Pep Guardiola's men look to get Premier League campaign up and running.