EPL: Alvaro Negredo saves Manchester City; Hatem Ben Arfa stars for Newcastle

Manchester City edged past Hull 2-0 while Newcastle beat Fulham 1-0.

updated: August 31, 2013 22:03 IST
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London: Alvaro Negredo came off the bench and scored for the second Premier League game running as Manchester City edged promoted Hull City 2-0 on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side were labouring in the sunshine at the Etihad Stadium and had to endure several nervous moments before the former Sevilla striker made the breakthrough 20 minutes into the second half.

A sumptuous last-minute free-kick from Yaya Toure settled matters, but after their shock 3-2 loss at promoted Cardiff City last weekend, City once again showed there was plenty of room for improvement.

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