Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Their loss to the high flying Leicester City has cast a shadow of doubt over the club's billing as the top contenders for the crown this season. Up next is another tough test for the side as they welcome 2nd placed Tottenham Hotspurs. With 48 points in their kitty, the London side are truly in one of their best seasons in the Premier League and would be keen to get a positive result at the Etihad. Team News Manchester City …
Arsenal Ram Raid City

Arsenal Ram Raid City

Arsenal took on heavyweights Manchester City at The Emirates in a tight display last night. Man City dominated the first ten minutes with an absolutely glorious chance spurned by Kevin DeBruyne to square the ball to David Silva for a certain goal on 6minutes. Instead DeBruyne took a shot and pulled it wide, Silva was apoplectic, remonstrating with him, throwing his arms in the air. Such chances and instants change games. Arsenal gradually increased their presence in the game and …
City Stutter to Win against Swansea

City Stutter to Win against Swansea

Swansea arrived at the Etihad managerless after the sacking of Garry Monk, and the interim manager Alan Curtis made numerous changes. City chose to rest De Bruyne pairing Silva Navas and Sterling ahead of Toure and Ferdandhino. Bony gave City the lead fed by Jesus Navas in the 23rd minute. Pellegrini restoring Silva knows Silva will be key to the run in and was very fortunate that Joe Hart was in top form. City have an abundance of talent but …
Fantastic or Flop? Fernandinho at Manchester City

Fantastic or Flop? Fernandinho at Manchester City

Manchester City, despite all their spending every year, are said to be overly reliant on Yaya Toure, David Silva and Sergio Aguero - players they've had for a long time. This summer, they did some terrific, albeit expensive, business and got Raheem Sterling, Kevin de Bruyne and Nicolas Otamendi who have helped add some much needed freshness in the team. Despite the new signings and the old ones doing well for themselves, one player who has stood out for the …
Premier League 2015/16 | Team Of The Season So Far

Premier League 2015/16 | Team Of The Season So Far

With fans mourning the international break throughout the world for various reasons, it's only fair to look back on what's happened in English football till the last weekend and try to find out who's been good at their jobs and who's not been. Although, the season as a whole has not quite been the most scintillating and nerve-wracking in recent times, it's had its fair share of surprising victories and shocking defeats in these opening twelve weeks. So, as far …
Martial's first Manchester Derby

Martial's first Manchester Derby

In a Manchester derby defined by both manager’s risk-averse approach and an overall lack of clear goal-scoring chances, Martial’s darting runs from the left wing were a welcome breath of fresh air. In his first derby, the young Frenchman was by far the most exciting player on the pitch, the only one who seemed likely to break the tightly contested deadlock. Even though the circumstances hardly allowed for it, Anthony Martial put in another stellar performance. It was, once again, …
Manchester City vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Mancehster City have made their intentions clear with an imposing start to the new season. The club has won five consecutive games, having scored 11 goals and conceded none, one of which includes an emphatic 3-0 victory at home against reigning champions Chelsea. While they come into the game on the back of impressive performances, they have yet again begun life in Champions League with a loss at home against Juventus. The manager, Manuel Pellegrini, will be hoping to have …
Dawn of a new era at Manchester City?

Dawn of a new era at Manchester City?

Manchester City fans and Pellegrini were riding high after the Premier League win two years ago, and then the Capital One Cup victory from last season. It did raise the question as to whether Pellegrini was at all the right man for the job. It was necessary to assess and understand the changes that would be required to restore City to the powerhouse they were. It seemed like bringing down the average age of the team was a priority, especially …
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