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MAN CITY 0 – 2 Newcastle – MY THOUGHTS

30 Oct

It’s all going wrong for City and Manuel Pellegrini. The issues are beginning to mount: a deflating draw in the Champions League that showcased the repeated failings of the players and manager, two miserable defeats in succession, inflexible tactics that are becoming easy to play against, supporters who are starting to question decisions and players [...]


30 Oct

Caballero - His positioning for the first goal was appalling and he’ll be disappointed to have been caught in no man’s land for the second. In between those two moments, he was hardly a picture of authority, dropping crosses and fumbling shots - 4 Sagna - He was fairly bright in the opening exchanges, overlapping well and showing [...]

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

28 Oct

Willy Caballero will start in goal, making just his third appearance of the campaign, and there could also be plenty of changes throughout the rest of the side. Bacary Sagna, Martin Demichelis and Aleks Kolarov are all likely to step into the starting XI, while Eliaquim Mangala, Dedryck Boyata and Matija Nastasic are vying for [...]

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

24 Oct

Eliaquim Mangala and Martin Demichelis are competing for a place alongside Vincent Kompany at the heart of the back four. The Frenchman has looked shaky in his last couple of appearances and Demichelis’s experience will always appeal to Manuel Pellegrini, but against a West Ham side that have started the season superbly and possess pace [...]


22 Oct

In four seasons in the Champions League, this was undoubtedly the most depressing – and telling – result. Over the past few years, we have suffered crushing last minute defeats to the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, been on the receiving end of a miserable loss away to Ajax and witnessed a footballing [...]

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