FOX Soccer's lead analyst reflects on the latest news in and around English soccer.
It's been a difficult week for Liverpool , a mixed one for Manchester City , and we saw the best that football can be at Bolton . Fabrice Muamba remains first in our thoughts, and it was heartening to see how the fans and all of football have rallied to him.
United's huge opportunity
We saw a very difficult game for Manchester City at Stoke and witnessed a wonder goal from Peter Crouch. Easily one of the best goals of the season!
I do think from City's point of view, though, they'll have looked at this week and thought four points was a reasonable expectation, given Chelsea's recent form and Stoke's advantage at Britannia Stadium. The problem is that with United's giving them a run, they need maximum points.
We witnessed something special out of Yaya Toure on Saturday, though - he is showing real determination. But honestly, City's not firing on all cylinders.
Now, the focus moves to Monday, w...