That Chelsea team scored at a rate of 2.7 goals per game and, with 88 goals so far, City are on course to beat that.
They are a whopping 16 points behind local rivals Man City in the Premier League, and were embarrassingly knocked out of the Champions League and EFL Cup by Sevilla and Bristol City respectively. City had become champions of England for the third time – the same as Huddersfield Town and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
“Nobody believes but we have another game”, said Guardiola after the defeat to Jurgen Klopp’s men. It has worked beautifully all season and we have all seen what happens when the manager attempts something too clever and veers away from the tried and tested in an important match. “Of course it is hard but we believe”. United have also announced the introduction of a new £15 ($21) ticket for fans aged 18-25 in addition to other measures which the club hope will help bring younger fans to Old Trafford.
Beating their neighbours to seal a title success would be the icing on the cake for City fans, who had to look on as United dominated English football.
“When you mention Pogba people will have a little bit of a laugh then talk about his hair and the problems he has with [Jose] Mourinho. The sooner we do it, the better”.
Pep has pressure on his shoulders more than ever as Manchester City has the second leg to play after United, so Pep has to make some changes to avoid injury to his main players in this weekend’s game.
The Citizens have lost only game in Premier League this season.
Belgian midfielder De Bruyne has been their driving force, while David Silva, Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero have all played key roles.
Keane, a driving force in United’s historic 1998-99 season when, uniquely, they won the Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup treble, reckoned City’s humbling at Anfield highlighted how “hype” surrounds Guardiola’s creation. When they weren’t busy visiting Grimsby or Gillingham in the lower divisions, City went through the entire 1990s without taking a point off United. They will look to bounce back with a resounding win against Rivals United. Let us know in the comments section below. The current record is 24, held by Roberto Mancini’s dramatic title winners in 2012, Mourinho’s Chelsea side and the Arsenal Invincibles.