Capital One Cup: City stomp on West Ham

Alvaro Negredo celebrated a hat-trick at the Etihad Photo by:

City’s Spanish forward Alvaro Negredo celebrated three goals against his fellow countryman, West Ham goalkeeper Adrian
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01/08/2014  Manchester, England 

Manchester City put one foot firmly into the Capital One Cup Final with a 6-0 drubbing of West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

With the return visit to Boleyn Ground in two weeks essentially a formality, the Citizens will likely have their first opportunity to win a title at Wembley in March.

Goals: Negredo (12, 26, 50), Yaya Toure 40, Dzeko (60, 89)

Manchester City: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Clichy, Lescott, Kompany, Garcia, Yaya Toure (Demichelis 66), Nasri, Silva (Lopes 73), Negredo (Kolarov 79), Dzeko

West Ham United: Adrian, McCartney, Maiga (C Cole 46), O’Brien (Rat 75), Johnson, Diame, Demel, Noble (Diarra 57), Taylor, J Cole, Downing

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