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– Dawson: Man City show character to keep title in their hands
Pep Guardiola’s side hold a four-point lead at the top of the table while Liverpool have a game in hand.
The hosts had the first chance of the game inside three minutes when an unmarked Craig Dawson headed over from close range.
It was a crucial moment as West Ham scored less than 10 minutes later when Bowen beat the offside trap, skipped past Ederson and produced a fine finish into the far corner.
On the stroke of half-time, West Ham doubled their lead as Bowen raced in behind City’s defence again and slotted past the goalkeeper.
City responded well and grabbed a goal back four minutes into the second half through Grealish’s deflected effort.
The visitors started to dominate possession but West Ham had the better chances to restore their two-goal lead.
Bowen almost made the most of a defensive mix-up but hit the side netting while Michail Antonio missed when one-on-one with Ederson.
However, City equalised after 69 minutes when Coufal headed into his own net from Mahrez’s free kick.
With five minutes remaining, City were awarded a penalty after a VAR check as Jesus was brought down by Dawson inside the area.
Mahrez stepped up but the penalty was saved by Fabianski as West Ham managed to hold on for the point.