MAN CITY 3 – 0 West Brom – PLAYER RATINGS

22 Mar

Hart - After his heroics at the Nou Camp, he’ll have enjoyed this contrast. Barely called upon - 6 Zabaleta - Returned to the side and with West Brom content, understandably, to sit back after the red card, he was able to play as a second winger for most of the game. Always looked to break beyond the defensive [...]

Barcelona 1 – 0 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

19 Mar

It’s hard to know where to start with a review of this game. In many ways, it was a performance that characterised City’s season, but do you focus on just this match, how City fared in the Champions League as a competition or do you look more broadly at the issues surrounding the club? There [...]

Barcelona v MAN CITY – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

17 Mar

Pablo Zabaleta is expected to fight off competition from Bacary Sagna on the right of defence, but he’ll need to cut out the moments of rash indiscipline that have crept into his game recently. Eliaquim Mangala and Martin Demichelis are vying for a role at the back, though surely the latter’s form this season and [...]

The Race For The Champions League Positions

16 Mar

This is a post from Tess Ponsprood. The race to qualify for the Champions League is the most exciting for many years and the outcome of it could have a big bearing on Manuel Pellegrini’s future. Failure to finish in the top four this season would mean reviews for Pellegrini and City would be a [...]

Burnley 1 – 0 MAN CITY – PLAYER RATINGS

14 Mar

Hart - It’s hard to remember him actually having anything of note to do, other than pick Boyd’s sumptuous effort out of the net - 6 Zabaleta - In a game where we needed his attacking thrust and constant overlaps, he provided a negligible amount going forward. Found almost no space or time on the right, yet the only [...]

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