Video Assistant Referee - better known as VAR - was in operation for the first time here
A blustery London Stadium awaited its first game of the season
Hammers icon Paolo di Canio was there to lend his support
Manager Manuel Pellegrini arriving ahead of the match against his former side
Felipe Anderson had that new season feeling
Jack Wilshere, fresh and fit for the new campaign, met a young supporter beforehand
Manager Manuel Pellegrini greeting his Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola
Felipe Anderson skipping past Aymeric Laporte in an early West Ham attack
VAR's first big decision at the London Stadium was to turn down the Hammers' penalty appeal
Target man Sebastien Haller displayed some good hold-up play
Declan Rice skipping past the challenge of Aleksandr Zinchenko
Rice and Anderson combining to bring a City attack to a halt
Ryan Fredericks competing for the ball with Gabriel Jesus
Manuel Lanzini looked lively in the West Ham midfield
Lukasz Fabianski denied Sergio Aguero from the spot at the first time of asking
West Ham United fell to defeat as they began their 2019/20 Premier League campaign against Manchester City.
After a combative first-half contest between the two teams, the reigning champions impressed as they pulled away from Manuel Pellegrini's side in the second half .
You can find the best of the pictures from the action at the London Stadium above.