Internet Reacts to Samir Nasri's Hair as Manchester City Beat West Brom

Tom Webb@@tomwebby92UK Staff WriterApril 9, 2016

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 09:  Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
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Manchester City stayed on track to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League with a narrow 2-1 win at home to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini's side went into the game as firm favourites, but the Baggies took an early lead when Stephane Sessegnon fired inside Joe Hart's near post:

GOALLLL!!!! Sessegnon scores for West Brom! Etihad stunned to silence (it has nothing to do with the poor attendance) #MCIWBA

— Copa90 (@Copa90) April 9, 2016

Hart beaten at near post - not great, Guardiola, who wants Ter Stegen, bound to take note: 1-0 to #wbafc...

— jamie jackson (@JamieJackson___) April 9, 2016

Joe Hart there, completely forgetting to cover half the goal.

— Back Page Football (@bpfootball) April 9, 2016

LMAO great defensive work by the ref to set up the goal there

— Chu Morah (@ChuBoi) April 9, 2016

City hit back on 19 minutes, with West Brom goalscorer Sessegnon fouling Aleksandar Kolarov in the box, allowing Sergio Aguero to convert from the spot:

GOAL for Manchester City! Sergio Aguero equalises from the spot after Aleksandar Kolarov was tripped in the area! Man City 1-1 West Brom.

— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) April 9, 2016

PHOTO Sergio Aguero pulls Man City level from the spot with his 18th #BPL goal of the season #MCIWBA pic.twitter.com/ophkyVi3uF

— Premier League (@premierleague) April 9, 2016

Sergio Agüero at the Etihad:

Games: 100
Goals: 81 ⚽️

Incredible. 🔵 pic.twitter.com/w8FRtPgoMD

— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) April 9, 2016

Most Premier League goals scored in 2016:

S. Agüero (11)
H. Kane (11)
G. Sigurdsson (9)
J. Defoe (8)
R. Firmino (7) pic.twitter.com/haHCsL0v2d

— Squawka Football (@Squawka) April 9, 2016

With the football settling into something of a lull, attention turned to Samir Nasri's peroxide-blonde hair:

Samir Nasri’s hair inspiration. pic.twitter.com/xZBLq4bXEd

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) April 9, 2016

Samir Nasri worst hair in premier league history?

— Paul (@paullyg1993) April 9, 2016

Samir Nasri making his first start since September. His haircut making its first appearance since 1997.

— Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) April 9, 2016

Who wore it best?

Posted by Bleacher Report UK on Saturday, 9 April 2016

The Frenchman had been out injured for over five months, but he topped off an impressive return with a goal to put City 2-1 up:

GOAL Man City 2-1 West Brom (66 mins). Nasri follows up Aguero's blocked shot to mark his return to the starting XI with a goal #MCIWBA

— Premier League (@premierleague) April 9, 2016

GOAL! Nasri! Also, during his time off, he became a member of a 1990s boyband: pic.twitter.com/42h4YSOM6T

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 9, 2016

Manchester City 2-1 West Brom (Nasri)

It’s working! pic.twitter.com/5In6xKFy2s

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) April 9, 2016


Nasri, returning from his trip to the nineties today, gives City the lead! pic.twitter.com/pezKPvP4n7

— 888sport (@888sport) April 9, 2016

City held on to claim three points that—for now, at least—keeps them out of the reach of Manchester United, who play Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday:

2 - Man City have won consecutive Premier League games for the first time since October. Overdue.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 9, 2016

Premier League table:

Leicester City—69 (32)
Tottenham—62 (32)
Arsenal—59 (32)#MCFC—57 (32)#MUFC—53 (31) pic.twitter.com/gZqJHHuRYG

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) April 9, 2016
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Man City win, gaining three points, but they have been deducted five points for letting Nasri get this haircut: pic.twitter.com/VgifLn1bPe

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 9, 2016

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