Man City keeps pace via Aguero penalty (video)

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  • A Sergio Aguero penalty was all Man City needed Wednesday in a 1-0 defeat of West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium.

    City stayed within a point of leaders Liverpool, but is eight points clear of third place Spurs.

    West Ham is 10th with 36 points.

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    Kevin De Bruyne produced an early chance for David Silva, but Man City’s longtime hero flicked it off the post.

    Ederson made a fine save on Andy Carroll as West Ham managed to stay in the match despite an onslaught of Man City attempts.

    The Citizens would need a spot kick to find their way onto the scoreboard, though, with Bernardo Silva felled inside a sea of West Ham tacklers in the 18.

    Aguero finished his chance to reclaim the Premier League’s lead in goals from Mohamed Salah.

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