Manchester City began its Premier League title defense with a 2-0 victory over Newcastle at St. James' Park on Sunday. (Liverpool off to winning start)
David Silva scored in the 38th minute with a left-foot shot inside the area past Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul. (Swansea ruin Van Gaal debut, Arsenal snatch late win)
Silva was cleverly set up with a back heeled pass by Edin Dzeko. (Pitch invader in Tottenham-West Ham game arrested)
Sergio Aguero made it 2-0 in the second minute of stoppage time after Krul did well to save his first attempt.