West Ham stun Man City with 2-1 victory

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) West Ham maintained its strong form and stunned Manchester City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, inflicting a second loss in the champion's Premier League title defense.

Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring for West Ham with a 22nd minute tap-in following a low pass into the box from Enner Valencia.

Diafra Sakho scored his seventh goal in seven games to double West Ham's lead in the 75th, after connecting with a cross from Aaron Cresswell. Goal-line technology showed that it was valid, after City goalkeeper Joe Hart had initially appeared to have clawed the header off the line.

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