The sky blues upped the pressure in the second half and Argentinean striker Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for sky blues in the 70th minute.
"The last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full backs".
"Here every game is a battle.The first game is always complicated". We saw what happened in many [other] games.
"We run a lot", he said.
Failing to win against the likes of Leicester, Stoke and Middlesbrough contributed to City's title charge fizzling out last term and, having once again been installed as pre-season favourites, Kompany believes new-found patience and grit make Pep Guardiola's side a greater threat. But we can not forget that when we do something better than last season it's because we've been one year together.
"We have to learn to attack better". We try to make a good build-up, try to do high pressing, monopolise the ball, move the team through the ball, attack outside and inside. We put our bodies in, we made some important tackles and eventually we got the goal because we were patient.
"Last season we were third and people said it was a disaster".
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Hughton was proud of the way his players stepped up to the challenge, but acknowledged Albion need to strengthen further to give them a chance of survival.
Walker's time at Spurs ended in hard circumstances after he was dropped for the final few games of the season, with Kieran Trippier taking his place at right-back.
"In the next few years City will buy one, two, maybe three players".
Jose Mourinho has also reunited with Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic at Old Trafford after luring the Serbia star from the Premier League champions.
"I have a feeling that we will score early and get a good win against Brighton on Saturday".