Sergio Aguero was called off the pitch as he got injured again during the West Ham clash.
Aguera had just returned from a previous injury for the West Ham 1-1 draw but was made to leave the pitch over a suspected hamstring injury. He was previously injured with a knee problem which he had suffered during the Arsenal clash.
Phil Foden served as Aguero’s replacement for the remainder of the match – and Pep Guardiola was rather pleased with the switch.
Guardiola said about Phil Foden: “As always, he gave us something extra.”
The City manager felt his team “didn’t play badly except the last 10 minutes of the first half,” adding: “In the second half they defended so deep, and then we had chances at the end to score and we could not convert.”
Foden said Guardiola had told him to “try to be lively, come on and make a difference”, and he said: “I tried to do that.