Massive boost for United as City miss out on star player for Manchester derby - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester City have suffered a massive blow after their manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed star midfielder David Silva will be out of action for the next three weeks.
The Spain international picked up an injury early in the game during City’s Capital One Cup defeat...
Manchester City vs Manchester United: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The first Manchester derby of the season sees both sides lower down in the table than they were expecting at the start of the season.
Manchester City dropped to third last weekend after losing 2-1 at West Ham, whilst Manchester United are as low as 8th, although...
LONDON (AP) Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says attacking midfielder David Silva will be sidelined for ''around three weeks'' with a knee ligament injury, missing the Manchester derby on Sunday.
Pellegrini says Silva is ''a very important player but we have a squad and we will have to replace him with another player.''
Silva injured his...
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Manchester City midfielder David Silva will miss Sunday's derby against Manchester United and faces up to four weeks out with a knee injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed.
Silva was hurt in the early stages of Wednesday night's 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle in the Capital One Cup as he tangled awkwardly with Ryan Taylor.
"Manuel Pellegrini confirms that @21LVA...
Stevan Jovetic insists Manchester City are firm favorites to win this weekend's derby against United despite their recent wobble.
City stretched their unwanted winless streak to three matches on Wednesday when they suffered a shock 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle in the Capital One Cup.
That loss, coupled with last weekend's reverse at West Ham and the unexpected draw at CSKA...
Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...
Joe Hart insists Manchester City's players are to blame for their slump - not boss Manuel Pellegrini.
Andy Cole says Robin van Persie's last-gasp equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Chelsea...
As the Manchester Derby will soon be upon us, here are five top storylines to watch out for.
1. City are much more desperate for a win.
United are playing for top four, City are playing for the title. If the Citzens lose, and Chelsea win this weekend…well the idea of repeating as champions becomes pretty far-fetched. A draw would be great for Louis van Gaal. It would be disastrous...
Rolando Aarons and substitute Moussa Sissoko struck as Newcastle dumped holders Manchester City out of the Capital One Cup with a 2-0 win at the Etihad Stadium.
To compound City’s woes, as manager Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to field a strong side just four days before a Manchester derby backfired, key playmaker David Silva limped off injured early on.
But after a dismal start...
MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester City's defense of the League Cup was ended by a 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in the last 16 on Wednesday, with an injury to playmaker David Silva completing a miserable night for the English champions.
Young striker Rolando Aarons scored in the sixth minute and France midfielder Moussa Sissoko added a brilliant second goal in the 76th for Newcastle...
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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 9 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend:
Adrian – [West Ham United] – Adrian has been a major reason for West Ham’s positive displays this season. Currently sitting in fourth place, just one point behind Manchester...
Firing Blanks: Liverpool find goals hard to come by.
West Ham deal City Hammer blow
After City’s 4-1 thrashing of Spurs last weekend few would have fancied West Ham’s chance seven days later. But football is a funny old game and the champions found themselves struggling against Sam Allardyce’s men.
The Hammers didn’t fear the side full of superstars that lifted the title...
West Ham put a severe dent in Manchester City's title aspirations after earning a deserved 2-1 win at Upton Park.
Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring after great work from Enner Valencia down the right flank, as the Hammers dominated the first half.
City came out with added impetus after the break, and were twice denied by the woodwork in their quest to level proceedings.
LONDON (AP) West Ham inflicted Manchester City's second loss in its Premier League title defense on Saturday, maintaining its surprising form with a 2-1 victory.
Morgan Amalfitano put West Ham in front in the first half and Diafra Sakho extended the lead in the 75th minute shortly before David Silva pulled one back for City.
Although West Ham stayed fourth after a third successive...
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CSKA Moscow vs Manchester City: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester City will be looking to get their 2014-15 UEFA Champions League campaign on track over the next fortnight when they face Russian Premier League champions CSKA Moscow back-to-back.
Manuel Pellegrini’s side have taken just one point from their opening two matches...
Manchester City star David Silva has warned Chelsea they will find it tough to win the Premier League despite their […]
LUXEMBOURG -- Diego Costa scored his first goal for Spain in seven appearances to help the defending European champion ease to a 4-0 win at Luxembourg and rebound from its first qualifying loss in eight years on Sunday.
The placid victory put Spain back on track to qualifying for the 2016 European championship three days after its 34-game unbeaten streak in qualifying ended in a...
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Juan Mata has rather surprisingly split opinion since his January transfer to Manchester United for what was then a club record £37.1million and this week former Liverpool defender turned Sky Sports pundit, Jamie Carragher, has labelled Manchester City’s David Silva ‘two or three levels above’ Mata.
I for one feel this is harsh and simply cannot agree. Mata has spectacular...
On a night when Manchester City looked to kick-start their European campaign following an opening day defeat to Bayern Munich, it was actually Rudi Garcia’s excellently drilled AS Roma side who will leave the North West of England much the happier side.
Joe Hart – 6
Hart made a number of impressive saves to keep City level. However England’s No. 1 goalkeeper...
Manchester City vs Roma: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester City head into their second Champions League match following a 4-2 victory at Hull City to keep them within five points of the Premier League leaders.
Manuel Pellegrini’s side will be keen to pick up three points on Tuesday after being beaten in the final minute...
Manchester City midfielder David Silva acknowledged his side cannot afford to lose against Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday. Chelsea […]
Manchester City F.C. captain Vincent Kompany expects Yaya Toure to follow in the footsteps of Aleksandar Kolarov, David Silva, and Samir […]
David Silva refuses to worry about criticism levelled at Spain’s style of play as they aim to move on from […]
David Silva was instrumental as Spain opened their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a comfortable 5-1 win over Macedonia in […]
In this week’s edition of Premier League Tactics Corner, we analyze Diego Costa’s movement and pressing, as well as Stoke City’s defensive tactics against Manchester City.
Costa does three things really well. He presses, he uses his speed, and he finishes. He’s as old school as center forwards come and as simple as a combination of Brazilian, Portuguese...
Liverpool and Manchester City go again in Premier League play on Monday when the Reds travel to the Etihad to battle the Sky Blues. The two outfits played to a 2-2 draw at Yankee Stadium over the summer with the Reds winning on penalty kicks, but now spectators will see the two sides take each other on in a competitive match.
Brendan Rodgers’ side will be out to seek redemption...