- Manchester City win their first league game of the season
- The Citizens defeated Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 in an away game
- Aguero scored to help City win the game against the newly promoted side
Manchester City defeated newly promoted side Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in their opening league game of the season.
Gabriel Jesus had a goal disallowed inadvertently directing the ball into the net with his hand as he was booked by the refree.
Jesus had the best chance in the first-half with a header from Aguero's cross but was saved by Brighton's goalkeeper Mathew Ryan.
City enjoyed more of the possession as Brighton held out throughout the first-half to force the game into a goalless draw at half-time.
Sergio Aguero scored in the 70th minute to put the Citizens in front after smashing the ball into the back of the net.
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The Citizens extended their lead minutes later after Dunk scored an own goal from a Fernandinho cross.
Manchester City move to 2nd on the Premier League log after defeating newly promoted side Brighton in their opening league fixture.
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