All posts tagged with: Manchester City

Man City 1-1 Everton: different ideals

Manchester City’s draw with Everton on Monday night, which saw Wayne Rooney’s opener cancelled out by Raheem Sterling’s late strike, staged two teams with different ideals. City favoured fluid, passing football which saw them create numerous openings and be the more prominent side, despite playing half the match with a man disadvantage. Everton’s attacks revolved… Read more →

Premier League Season Preview 2017-18

Chelsea won their second title in three years last season, but there were plenty of enticing stories elsewhere. Tottenham said goodbye to White Hart Lane with another impressive campaign as both Merseyside clubs progressed significantly. Bournemouth made the top half while Burnley bridged financial waters to win more than half their home games. What’s in… Read more →

Why Bonucci would be perfect for City

Manchester City must eradicate their soft centre. They work hard to score patient, deftly-constructed goals, 60 of them in the Premier League, but their opponents rarely need to show the same creativity for the same outcome. Simple balls over the top and pace in forward areas has often been enough to unhinge City’s poor defence:… Read more →

Why City must sign Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez is Arsenal’s only player who has performed to the standard of a team with supposed title-ambitions. It seems increasingly clear that the Chilean wishes to leave the North London club, given their current predicament. At 28-years-old, this may be the last couple of years during which he has the same pace and tenacity… Read more →