Leicester stun Man City to go clear at the Premier League summit

Sooner or later, Leicester City is going to wake up. But after moving, at least temporarily, six points clear at the top of the table with a 3-1 win at Manchester City, it looks increasingly as though it won’t be this season. All reason, all precedent says that it cannot happen, that Leicester City’s squad is too slim, that its players simply aren’t good enough to win the league...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester City vs. Leicester predicted lineups and team news

The first match of this weekend’s Premier League action sees title contenders Leicester City travel to Manchester City knowing that a win at the Etihad will see them go at least five points clear at the top of the table. The Foxes have been the most consistent side all season and they have continued to prove their naysayers wrong with each passing game. The 2-0 win against Liverpool...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Kevin De Bruyne injury is not the end of Manchester City’s title hopes

On January 27, Manchester City played Everton in the second leg of the Capital One Cup semi final. In the final minutes of the game, Kevin De Bruyne suffered “medial ligament damage”, and will be out for 10 weeks. This is a big blow for City, as De Bruyne has 12 goals and 12 assists in 31 appearances this season. But I do not think this will be the end of their title challenge...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

City upend Everton to book League Cup final date vs. Liverpool

MANCHESTER, England --There are times when Manchester City can look flat but there are also times when it attacks with exceptional quality and, fortunately for it, this was one of the latter. Having fallen behind to an exceptional goal from Ross Barkley, giving Everton a 3-1 aggregate lead, it fought back with goals from Fernandinho, Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero to win 4-3 on...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Manuel Pellegrini: Injury update on David Silva, Vincent Kompany, Wilfried Bony and Samir Nasri

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says attacking midfielder David Silva is back to full fitness but not ready to play two games in four days. The Spaniard did not feature in City's 3-0 away win at Norwich City in the FA Cup but is expected to face either Everton tonight or Crystal Palace on Saturday. […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

EPL: Watford 1 – 2 Manchester City

Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure scored late goals at Vicarage Road as Manchester City snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in their first game of 2016. It was the home side who started the game the brightest as Troy Deeney saw his penalty appeal turned down before Joe Hart denied Odion Ighalo from close range. At the other end City’s inform midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s tested...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Premier League's Best XI

2015 is over, 2016 has begun, and the Premier League season is halfway finished. Through 19 games, "parity" has been this campaign's characterizing feature. Chelsea, the competitition's most recent title winners, currently find themselves in 14th place in the table. Interestingly, the club that finished 14th in the league last season, Leicester City, have the same amount...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Top 10 Premier League players of 2015

As the year 2015 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at a great year of soccer. Today, 32 Flags is focusing on the best ten players in the Premier League for 2015, from January all the way through December. That time period covers two different seasons. We’re not looking for the best players of the first half of this year, we’re looking at the 10 best players who not...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Is There A Premier League Title Favorite?

The Premier League is definitely experiencing some parity this season. Reigning champions Chelsea are having one of the worst starts in their illustrious history, Leicester City are in first place, and anyone can seemingly beat anyone. Closing in on the busy holiday schedule, who can keep fit, stay in form, and come out on top? Can Leicester City keep it up? Leicester City are...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week

Maxwel Cornet, Davy Pröpper, David Silva, Vieirinha and Willian compete for your vote in our UEFA Champions League Goal of… The post UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mid-Season Premier League Predictions

After a soporific season during which title favorites Chelsea were top since day one, we have been blessed with an incredible 15 games of English football. For anyone who's not a Chelsea or Mourinho fan, Christmas has come early, as the reigning champions–-who sit just three points off the relegation zone–-are the gift that keeps on giving, losing 1-0 to Bournemouth at home...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s going to happen in the Capitol One Cup Quarterfinals

This year has flown by. It’s hard to believe that we’re at the quarters already for the Capitol One Cup. Time flies when you’ve got good soccer to watch. We’ve got some great matchups at this stage of the Capitol One Cup. Plenty of opportunities for potential upsets, chances to regain form, and maybe even an absolute rout. Capitol One Cup Fixtures: Tuesday, December 1...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Manuel Pellegrini: Injury update on Joe Hart, David Silva and Pablo Zabaleta

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says goalkeeper Joe Hart will be out for at least ten days. The Englishman suffered an injury in mid-week against Juventus in the Champions League and will miss games against Southampton, Hull City and Stoke City. "Joe Hart has a muscle injury - you never know as it depends how […]
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Juventus Vs. Man City Champions League Game Online (Live Stream)

The battle for the top spot in Group D has come to a boil in Turin, Italy. Juventus hosts Manchester City on Wednesday at The Juventus Stadium. Manchester City will secure first place in the group with a win, while Juventus will overtake its English opponent in the standings if it prevails. Both teams are likely to advance to the Round of 16 regardelss of the result, but the big...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Premier League Week 13 Review: Liverpool Blasts Man City From Top Billing

“What is Leicester City doing at the top of the Premier League standings?” you ask. “Enjoying every moment of it” is the answer. We picked the Leicester City as relegation favorites at the start of the season. All Claudio Ranieri’s team has done since then is make a mockery of our, and everyone else’s, predictions. Jamie Vardy is scoring freely for the rampaging Foxes...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Man City Verdict: Emphatic Reds Back On Track, As Good Times Loom

Liverpool was climbing out of a deep hole the last time it earned back-to-back Premier League wins on the road. The Reds repeated the trick again by beating Manchester City 4-1 on Saturday at The Etihad Stadium, but this time is different than the Feb. 22 and March 16, 2015 triumphs win over Southampton and Swansea City. Not only did the Reds beat stronger opposition in Chelsea ...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday is Derby Day

While the bulk of the Bundesliga and English Premier League matches unfolded this morning, there are two matches taking place tomorrow that bring out the best (and possibly worst) in each football fan. I’m talking about the Revierderby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke, and the North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Looking ahead to tomorrow’s action,...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Manuel Pellegrini: Injury update on David Silva, Gael Clichy and Fabian Delph

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says defender Gael Clichy and midfielder Fabian Delph will be on the bench for Sunday's game away at Aston Villa. Attacking midfielder David Silva is however ruled out but is expected to be back after the international break. "Maybe Clichy and Delph are not ready to start but they are […]
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Picking A Favorite: Who Will Come Out On Top In The EPL?

The Barclays Premier League season is entering its 11th week this weekend.  Over a quarter of the campaign has now gone by, and reigning league winners Chelsea have had a disappointing start to say the least.José Mourinho's men sit fifteenth in the table on a meager eleven points and are effectively out of the title chase. Star Belgian winger Eden Hazard has been borderline...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Sevilla Vs. Man City Champions League Game Online (Live Stream)

Manchester City can ensure itself a place in the knockout rounds of the UEFA Champions League with a win over Sevilla, but it won’t be easy. Sevilla welcomes Manchester City to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Tuesday in a Champions League Group D encounter. Sevilla needs a win to keep its progression prospects alive, as it trails Manchester City by three points after three...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Manuel Pellegrini: Injury update on Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Pablo Zabaleta

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says all injured players should be back after the November international break. The Citizens host Norwich City in today's Premier League action with a number of key players still on the sidelines. They lead the group on 22 points with Arsenal putting pressure after a number of very convincing displays. […]
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Norwich City-Manchester City Preview

Manchester City were held off the scoresheet for the first time last weekend, but they can make amends Saturday when they welcome woeful Norwich City to the Etihad Stadium and possibly welcome back David Silva. A drab scoreless draw at Old Trafford on Sunday against bitter neighbours Manchester United was enough to put City back at the summit of the Premier League on goal difference...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Manchester United Player of the Day and State of Van-Gaal’s Back 4

Manchester United squared off with their cross town rivals, Manchester City in their battle for the top of the table. City severely missed David Silva and Sergio Agüero as the middle of the field looked empty. In their absence, Manuel Pellegrini ... Read More
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal repeats: Manchester City are the favorites in Sunday’s derby against United

Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United are underdogs for the derby at Old Trafford on Sunday. Manchester City are without first-team stars Sergio Aguero and David Silva for the 170th meeting between the two sides, but Van Gaal still thinks Manuel Pellegrini’s men are favorites: “When you look at the facts they are first and we are third. “There’s a goal difference, a...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Manchester City need to beat Manchester United

The Manchester Derby is this Sunday and if recent history is any indication, it will be one of the most important matches this season in regards of deciding who wins the Premier League title. Forget that this is a derby with two teams who despise each other, a win here can vault one team closer to the title as well as hurt another rivals chances. We covered why Manchester United...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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