City Can Remain Confident as Title Race is Far from Over

9 Oct

This is a guest post. Vincent Kompany said recently that he was not worried about Chelsea’s five-point lead in the table. The Manchester City captain may not have altered from the stance even after witnessing a near-perfect performance from Chelsea against Arsenal on Sunday. Chelsea’s 2-0 win over the Gunners re-established their five-point lead after [...]

Aston Villa 0 – 2 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

5 Oct

The general perceptions of David Silva and James Milner could not be more different. One is viewed as a gifted artist, blessed with typical Spanish virtues of technical excellence and creative flair. The other is referred to as a willing runner, happy to get stuck in, but regarded as having limited talent. On paper, they [...]

Aston Villa 0 – 2 MAN CITY – PLAYER RATINGS

5 Oct

Hart - One vital stop to deny Richardson when through on goal. Hardly called into action otherwise - 6 Zabaleta - Not as much of an attacking threat as he often is, but very solid down the right flank. His influence increased after the break and he started to become a little more prominent in the final third as [...]

Hull 2 – 4 MAN CITY – MY THOUGHTS

28 Sep

If it had been suggested, ten minutes into this absorbing contest, that the visiting supporters would be casting regular and increasingly anxious glances towards the clock during the closing stages, few would have believed such a notion. Instead, pegged back by a combination of their own side’s defensive mistakes and by Hull’s determination not to collapse [...]

Hull 2 – 4 MAN CITY – PLAYER RATINGS

28 Sep

Caballero - Couldn’t have done anything for either of the goals. Authoritative in his box, his handling of crosses was excellent and although he’ll now probably drop to the bench again for Tuesday’s match with Roma, it is clear Pellegrini trusts him more than Pantilimon - 6 Zabaleta - Afforded a rest in midweek due to suspension, he was [...]

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