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Blues Aim For First Home Win Of The Season

Manchester City v Huddersfield Town - Premier League
Huddersfield held the blues 0-0 the last time they met but the blues still lifted the title
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FULL TIME: An amazing result from an amazing team as City go top of the league on goal difference

Manchester City 6-1 Huddersfield


GOAL: Leroy Sane ball in deflects of Kongolo to make it 6-1


SUBSTITUTION: Final change for City as Phil Foden comes on for Ilkay Gundogan 5-1


SUBSTITUTION: Hat-trick man Aguero goes off and is replaced by Leroy Sane 5-1


GOAL: He’s been threatening, now Aguero has his 13th City hat-trick 5-1


CHANCE: Aguero denied a hat-trick again, this time by the Huddersfield keeper 4-1


SUBSTITUTION: Merlin comes off and Riyad Mahrez comes on 4-1


WOODWORK: Aguero denied a hat-trick by the upright 4-1


GOAL: David Silva makes it 4-1 to the blues


KICK OFF: Second half is underway


HALF TIME: Goal blitz at the Etihad as the blues took a 3 goal lead but conceded just before the break. 3-1


Goal: Huddersfield pull a goal back through Stankovic 3-1


GOAL: Blues running riot now as Aguero makes it 3-0


GOAL: Floodgates have opened as Gabriel Jesus makes it 2-0


GOAL: Sergio Aguero opens the scoring with the assist from Ederson. City 1-0 Huddersfield


WOODWORK: Almost a perfect start for City as Mounie hits his own crossbar and Jesus shot is saved


KICK OFF: Away we go


Fifteen minutes to kick-off, who will come out on top? Who has previously come out on top in this fixture? Click here for our head to head statistics


City were rocked in the week with the news that Kevin de Bruyne would be out for around three months with a knee injury, but David Silva makes his return to the first team. Raheem Sterling drops to the bench as Gabriel Jesus lines up alongside Sergio Aguero in attack. Vincent Kompany comes in while Kyle walker and Riyad Mahrez join Sterling on the bench.

Huddersfield make three changes from the team beaten by Chelsea on the opening weekend. Defender Mathias Jorgensen is replaced by Jon Goren Stankovic while Jonathon Hogg and are not included in the squad and are replaced by Tommy Smith and Abdelhamid Sabiri.

Manchester City: Ederson, Kompany, Stones, LaPorte, Mendy, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, David silva, Gundogan, Aguero, Jesus

Huddersfield: Hamer, Smith, Lowe, Stankovic, Kongolo, Schindler, Sabiri, Billing, Pritchard, Hadergjonaj, Mounie


Welcome to our first live blog of the 2018/19 season.

Manchester City are looking to follow up last week’s superb opening day victory at Arsenal as Huddersfield come to town. The blues have failed to score in the last four matches at home to The Terriers, losing two and drawing two since that 10-1 demolition job in November 1987. Will it be another blank for the blues, or can City continue where they left off in London last week?

Stay with us to find out. We’ll bring you all the goals as they happen.

Team news coming up