Manchester City At the Top Already

Published on 30-Aug-2016 by srijan213

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Manchester City At the Top Already

After three weeks, only three clubs have a shot at going wire-to-wire in the Premiership this season.

And England's second-largest city is home to two of them.

Premiership table

Manchester City gets the pedantic nod on goal difference, too, thanks in part to popping a trio of them on the way to topping West Ham United, 3-1.

The Hammers aren't exactly an easy team to beat, but City somehow found an easy way of doing it.

Mr Money-- aka Raheem Sterling -- bagged the first goal of the game seven minutes into it:

Dudes clearly have their passing game together in the season's early going.

Then it was Fernandinho who rippled the back of West Ham's net.

The East London side never defends well against set pieces, let alone the perfect ones.

For a moment early in the second half, it appeared Michail Antonio was going to help the visitors make a game of it:

But no.

Sterling ultimately swept away that notion in time added on:

Now, all they need to do is liven up their official theme song.

Return with us now to a celebration of the way it was done in 1961:

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