Chelsea vs. Man City 2013/14 – What Did the Fans Think?

Chelsea vs. Man City 2013/14 – What Did the Fans Think?

Saturday’s late kick-off sees the two clear title challengers so far this season go head-to-head in what fans hope will be a thrilling encounter. An 85th minute equaliser for City from Chelsea legend Frank Lampard left a bitter taste in the mouth of the watching support when Chelsea travelled to the Etihad back in September and Chelsea boss José Mourinho will be keen to see his side repeat their Stamford Bridge result for this fixture last season. In that game, played …
Nastasic to Arsenal? Statistical Comparison with Vermaelen

Nastasic to Arsenal? Statistical Comparison with Vermaelen

For the first time in a few years, Manchester City has had a quiet summer.  Reports say that City are ready to make their largest splash of the summer in the signing of center back Eliaquim Mangala.  This move for Mangala may make Serbian center back Matija Nastasic surplus to requirement.  Arsenal have been linked to Nastasic multiple times this summer as they may need to replace club captain Thomas Vermaelen. Arsene Wenger has admitted that his club captain may leave this …
Who Should Partner Kompany At Centre-Back?

Who Should Partner Kompany At Centre-Back?

After narrowly beating Liverpool to the Premier League title and winning the Capital One Cup, Manuel Pellegrini will be eager to emulate this success next season, and improve his side with some new additions to the squad. One area that has been identified as a weak point in the Man City team, is the centre-back position. Manchester City conceded 37 goals last season and got the second best defensive record in the league, which was only beaten by Chelsea who conceded …
Scouting report: Manchester City Stats & Tactical Analysis

Scouting report: Manchester City Stats & Tactical Analysis

This week Martin Lewis has a scouting report on the Champions - Manchester City. This will not only be interesting for Manchester City supporters but also Aston Villa supporters before the big Monday Night Football game. In fact supporters of any club that are yet to play Manchester City this season will find this in-depth tactical and statistical analysis interesting. N.B. Please note that this is not an article – the purpose of this report is just that for it …