City halt Liverpool’s momentum to throw open title race

There are many masterful tacticians in the footballing stratosphere, but few who can make flawless decisions as effortlessly as Pep Guardiola can. Guardiola opted to replace both full-backs from Sunday’s victory over Southampton, and it worked exactly how he would have hoped. Mo Salah was wholly nullified by Aymeric Laporte – traditionally a centre-back, playing…

Stunning Liverpool bring City run to an end

Manchester City’s 22 game domestic unbeaten run came to a dramatic end as they were beaten 4-3 at Anfield thanks to goals from Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio ManĂ© and Mo Salah. Oxlade-Chamberlain has been heavily criticised for his goal-scoring woes over the course of his career, having scored only nine Premier League goals…

Sterling goal gives City victory over Newcastle rearguard

Manchester City beat a negatively set-up Newcastle United side 1-0 at St. James’ Park, with Raheem Sterling’s first-half goal proving to be the difference between the two teams. City have been incredibly clinical over the course of their 18 game winning run, but struggled to put a battling Newcastle side out of reach. That the…