Posts Tagged: manchester city prediction

Fernandinho: The goals will be the difference

Fernandinho reacts to Man City’s latest win after a 2-3 result away at West Brom. Speaking on our recent run of form and what it will take to continue on top come May, he says “the goals will be the difference in the end”.  It may sound obvious but City have earned 28 points from…read more

City’s Carabao Cup quarter-final date set

Manchester City’s trip to Leicester in the Carabao Cup quarter-final will take place on December 19. The game will be screened live on Sky, with kick-off at 7.45pm. City booked their place in the last eight by beating a resolute Wolves side on penalties on Tuesday, while Leicester beat Leeds United at home, with former…read more

Goal of the Day: Aguero v West Brom 2014

Sergio Aguero fired home from 20 yards as Manchester City downed West Brom 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium in April 2014. Ahead of Saturday’s trip to The Hawthorns we recall a fine strike from our Argentine marksman. Having returned from a hamstring injury three games earlier, the City striker ended his run of five games…read more

Davies: We’re moving in the right direction

Simon Davies is pleased Manchester City’s youngsters are facing the kinds of challenges that he believes will only aid their development. There was much to celebrate for the Club’s Academy this week, with Lukas Nmecha selected in Pep Guardiola’s matchday squad to face Wolves, while the England trio of Curtis Anderson, Phil Foden and Joel Latibeaudiere helped…read more

Man City v Wolves: Team news and tactics

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola made nine changes to his side to face Wolves in the Carabao Cup. City XI: Bravo, Danilo, Mangala, Adarabioyo, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Toure, Sterling, Gündoğan , Agüero (C), Jesus Substitutes: Ederson, Walker, Stones, De Bruyne, Delph, Sané, Nmecha Potential tactics Guardiola used the opportunity to give Claudio Bravo some game time…read more

Stones hails City’s defensive quality

John Stones says Manchester City’s clean sheet record has been key to their fine start to the season. Pep Guardiola’s side are unbeaten in their 13 matches so far, with the 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday equalling the Club record of 11 straight wins and moving the Blues five points clear at the top…read more

Nmecha: It’s good to be back

Lukas Nmecha is delighted to be back to his scoring ways with his EDS team mates following a back injury which he sustained during the pre-season period. The teenager came on for injured Brahim Diaz to play the second-half of City’s recent clash against Derby County and netted a hat-trick within half an hour of…read more

Guardiola: Otamendi is a warrior

Pep Guardiola hailed Nicolas Otamendi’s courage and sparkling performances in part two of his City v Burnley preview. Having delivered the latest team news and praised Benjamin Mendy’s inspirational attitude in part one, the manager also discussed his Argentine defender’s recent form – and his ‘strong mentality.’ There were also mentions for John Stones and Fabian Delph….read more

Mendy’s attitude an inspiration says Pep

Benjamin Mendy’s effervescent personality has impressed Pep Guardiola. The City left-back was ruled out for several months after undergoing an operation on his knee recently and is not expected back until the spring. Yet Mendy has maintained his positive outlook and communicating via various means while he convalesces in Barcelona. So much so, his nickname for…read more

Man City manager Pep Guardiola ready to make two signings in January

Pep Guardiola is ready to spend again in January to keep Manchester City on course for silverware on all fronts. Guardiola’s Premier League leaders are unbeaten this season and made it 10 wins in a row with the 2-1 victory against Napoli on Tuesday. But the Catalan fears his side could be left short at…read more