Premier League: “We Need To improve” - Pep Guardiola

Premier League: “We Need To improve” - Pep Guardiola

If Manchester City ever intends to regain back the top status from Liverpool, things need to change. This, at least, is what Manchester City club manager Pep Guardiola thinks, following a loss that he believes should not happen again to his team. For the ninth time this season, Manchester City lost to Southampton after a momentous goal from Che Adams delta the finishing blow to the team in their most recent game. For sports bettors, this can be something of …
Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

After a comprehensive victory over Crystal Palace, Jürgen Klopp built this fixture up by claiming that TV records would be broken with everybody and their dogs tuning in to watch the two best teams in the country. The prospect of the champions-elect claiming their first title in thirty years at the home turf of the holders certainly would have had television executives excited. Alas, it was not to be as City’s loss to Chelsea a day later handed Liverpool the …
Should Tommy Doyle and Taylor Harwood-Bellis be Given a Premier League Opportunity?

Should Tommy Doyle and Taylor Harwood-Bellis be Given a Premier League Opportunity?

Manchester City have enjoyed the luxury of cherry-picking some of Europe's finest talents in recent years; however, despite their financial clout, they also have a number of talented youngsters who have recently graduated from their academy. Phil Foden has slowly become part of the first-team squad over the last 18 months, and there are also a plethora of youth team regulars who will be hoping to follow in his footsteps. Pep Guardiola has previously spoken of his desire to work with young, hungry English players, …
Leroy Sane Hugely Missed By Manchester City

Leroy Sane Hugely Missed By Manchester City

All the talk of crucial absences in the clash between Liverpool and Manchester City centred around Aymeric Laporte and Ederson. The Frenchman has left a big void in the centre of defence and the Brazilian’s distribution and shot-stopping abilities were definitely missed in the 1-3 defeat at Anfield. Liverpool though would have been happier that another player who has tormented them more than most was not going to take the field.  In this burgeoning rivalry between the two best teams …
Liverpool Heavy EPL Title Favorites Ahead of First Manchester City Match

Liverpool Heavy EPL Title Favorites Ahead of First Manchester City Match

The odds of there being a new Premier League champion this season have gotten ever shorter since the season began. Sportsbooks always saw the title race as a battle between two teams – two-time defending champion Manchester City and last year’s runner up, Liverpool – but the Citizens were heavy favorites entering the season. The reigning champs were odds-on at 2/3 before Matchday 1, with Liverpool roughly 5/2, according to latest Premier League odds graphed out from opening in August …
Liverpool need to get back to their defensive best against Arsenal

Liverpool need to get back to their defensive best against Arsenal

Liverpool came close to winning the Premier League last season and a huge reason for that was their defensive quality. The Reds managed to keep 21 clean sheets from 38 matches over the course of the campaign. Virgil van Dijk went on to win the PFA Player of the Year award, with his performances standing out in the heart of the back four at Anfield. It was expected that they would go on to have a similar record this season, …
Man City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Man City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Tottenham face a very difficult trip to face Premier League champions Manchester City this weekend. Both teams managed to win their opening fixture, but Pep Guardiola’s team were far more convincing. They put five goals past West Ham United with Raheem Sterling scoring a hat-trick. Meanwhile, Tottenham had to come from behind to beat Aston Villa. They managed to do so thanks to a great display from their talisman, Harry Kane. Those two players will be vital to their respective …
Manchester City vs Liverpool | Community Shield Preview

Manchester City vs Liverpool | Community Shield Preview

The Community Shield is the curtain raiser of the football season and it features the two best teams of the 2018/19 season. Manchester City won both the Premier League and the FA Cup, therefore Liverpool have qualified for this game based on their second-placed finish. It will be great to see their rivalry renewed this weekend, with the pair likely to be competing at the very top of the division again. Manchester City have had another good summer, as they …
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