Title favourites Manchester City battled to victory against Premier League new-boys Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Saturday.
The Citizens, not surprisingly, totally dominated throughout the game, but came up against an organised, hard-working Brighton side.
Gabriel Jesus started up front in tandem with Sergio Aguero, and the Brazilian produced some moments of pure class during the game.
Jesus also had a great chance to score, only to see his header saved by Mat Ryan.
The Seagulls did have a couple of chances to open the scoring themselves, with centre-halves Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk both going close.
After the break, City continued to dominate without managing to break down the Brighton backline, prompting Pep Guardiola to send on Leroy Sane for Danilo on 68 minutes.
Just two minutes after that switch, City finally made the breakthough, with Aguero firing home after being set up by David Silva.
With Brighton tiring, the visitors pushed for a second goal and it would come on 75 minutes, with Dunk heading into his own net from a Fernandinho centre.
The game would end in a deserved victory for Guardiola’s star-studded side, who had to work for the three points.
As for Chris Hughton, the Brighton boss can be proud of his side’s diligent display. And anyway, they won’t face many better sides in the top-flight this season.