Toure & Silva 'to have arm wrestle' over Man City goal

The opener in Monday’s 3-0 win over West Brom was claimed by the 32-year-old but appeared to be purposely deflected by the Spaniard… prompting confusion and arm wrestling


Yaya Toure and David Silva have chosen a novel way to decide who scored Manchester City’s first goal of the new Premier League campaign.

Last season’s runners-up comfortably beat West Brom 3-0 at the Hawthorns on Monday night, with the Ivorian credited with the opening two goals before captain Vincent Kompany wrapped up the win by the hour mark.

Toure’s first, however, was a side-footed effort from the edge of the area that appeared to take a purposeful deflection off Silva before spinning through Craig Dawson’s legs and past Boaz Myhill.

Me and @21LVA will have an arm wrestle to settle who scored the first goal!! Hope you guys enjoyed my second!

— Yaya Touré (@YayaToure) August 10, 2015

Toure’s second 15 minutes later was far more conclusive, with the 32-year-old curling a first-time shot into the top corner from the edge of the area, while Kompany headed home to round off a commanding display.

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