Yaya Toure of Manchester City (2L) is congratulated by team mates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Result: Man City make light work of West Brom
Manchester City climb to the top of the Premier League table after thrashing West Bromwich Albion 3-0 in their league opener at the Hawthorns.
Reaction
Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (L) scores from a deflection during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on August 10, 2015
David Silva credited with Manchester City opener against West Bromwich Albion
The Premier League credits David Silva with Manchester City's opening goal against West Bromwich Albion after it initially went down as a Yaya Toure strike.
Aug 13, 14:37
Joleon Lescott in action for West Brom on January 1, 2015
Joleon Lescott backs Manchester City for Premier League title
West Bromwich Albion defender Joleon Lescott backs former club Manchester City to regain the Premier League title this season.
Aug 11, 22:48
Manuel Pellegrini manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City at Loftus Road on November 8, 2014
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini hails "brilliant" David Silva
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini heaps praise on David Silva following the team's 3-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 11, 12:08
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling shoots during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on August 10, 2015
Shaun Goater pleased with Raheem Sterling debut
Former Manchester City striker Shaun Goater says that Raheem Sterling delivered a good performance on his debut against West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 11, 11:57
Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (L) scores from a deflection during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on August 10, 2015
Jamie Carragher unconvinced by 'return' of Yaya Toure
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is yet to show he is at his best until he proves that he is better defensively, claims Jamie Carragher.
Aug 11, 02:27
West Bromwich Albion's Welsh manager Tony Pulis shouts from the touchline during the English Premier League football match against Everton on January 19, 2015
Tony Pulis: 'I take responsibility for West Bromwich defeat to Manchester City'
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis admits that his side's 3-0 Premier League home defeat against Manchester City was his responsibility.
Aug 10, 22:51
Yaya Toure of Manchester City (2L) is congratulated by team mates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Yaya Toure: 'I've always been there for Manchester City'
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure hits back at critics following his brace in the Citizens' 3-0 win at West Bromwich Albion, claiming that he's 'always been there'.
Aug 10, 22:40
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini prior to kick-off against Sunderland on November 10, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini praises Yaya Toure, criticizes Raheem Sterling
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini praises Yaya Toure for his brace at West Bromwich Albion while claiming that Raheem Sterling 'didn't have his best performance'.
Aug 10, 22:28
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Vincent Kompany: 'Manchester City have something to prove'
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany claims that his side "have something to prove" in the Premier League following their 3-0 win at West Bromwich Albion.
Aug 10, 22:16
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the best and worst players from the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at the Hawthorns.
Analysis
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns.
Match Report
Manchester City climb to the top of the Premier League table after thrashing West Bromwich Albion 3-0 in their league opener at the Hawthorns.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at the Hawthorns.
HT Report
Yaya Toure's brace gives Manchester City a 2-0 lead against West Bromwich Albion in their Premier League opener at the Hawthorns.
Team News
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling and West Bromwich Albion striker Rickie Lambert debut for their respective sides in their opening Premier League match.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns.
Head to Head
Mar 21, 2015 12.45pm
Dec 26, 2014 3pm
West Brom
1-3
Man City
Ideye (87')
Fernando (8'), Toure (13' pen.), Silva (34')
Fernando (84')
Apr 21, 2014 8pm
Dec 4, 2013 8pm
West Brom
2-3
Man City
Pantilimon (85' og.), Anichebe (94')
Olsson (87')
Aguero (9'), Toure (24', 74')
Pantilimon (84')
May 7, 2013 7.45pm



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