City were held 1-1 at Burnley on Saturday – Johann Gudmundsson’s late goal cancelling out Danilo’s scorching opener – allowing Manchester United to cut their lead atop the table to 13 points. ‘I would like to have 18 players but they are injured.
“Then second half, they come out in the first fifteen minutes controlling the game like they often do”.
Guardiola told reporters: “Sometimes we play s*** and win 1-0 and people say, “oh, how good is Manchester City because they won 1-0”. It is open for second, third, fourth but practically closed for the first. Chelsea are fifth at 8/11 while Tottenham are priced at 3/5 and Liverpool at 2/9, so the odds are certainly staked against them. “Try to play the best we can and improve the players individually the best we can and be the best possible team at the end of the season”.
“City started strongly. Managed to win matches even when they didn’t deserve”.
It’s been anther frustrating campaign at the Emirates as Arsenal’s 2017/18 title challenge was over by October and they’ve been dumped out of the FA Cup in the 3rd round for the first time in over 20 years. “They [the medical team] are still working on Fellaini”. But we don’t have to feel sad because our performance was good.
In the 32nd minute, Mee struck a close-range volley which was goal bound but Ederson did brilliantly to tip the defender’s effort around the post. United are at Sevilla on February 21st.
There has been an inevitability to Manchester City’s dominance this season. The Chilean was hard for the visitors to handle, as shown by the fact that no player has won more fouls (seven) in a single game this season. We have [a lead of] 15.
After a hectic day of Premier League action, we bring you five standout stats from Saturday’s games. The full-back received the ball from Bernardo Silva after a short corner and, with no Burnley players closing down, the Brazil worldwide unleashed an unstoppable right-footed effort into Nick Pope’s top corner from 25 yards.
The tour, presented by Visit Abu Dhabi, was revealed by Man City left-back Benjamin Mendy during a surprise visit to the Rockefeller Center on Friday. “Definitely it’s not over”.
But, considering what Mourinho said, no one can argue that a serious message has been delivered to the central midfielder and he better keep that in mind before trying to negotiate for a raise.
“Stones has a problem with his knee and I prefer him to rest”.