Manchester City made rather of a mess of their previous two title defences but Liverpool are discovering that this version of the champions are a different proposition and will not give up their crown so easily. On a night when a potentially tricky assignment was smoothed by Willy Boly’s early red card and Wolverhampton Wanderers were forced to play for 71 minutes with 10 men, two goals from a resurgent Gabriel Jesus and an own goal from Conor Coady were enough for City to reduce the gap at the top back to four points. Liverpool will have the opportunity to put the pressure back on City against Crystal Palace at Anfield on Saturday, 24 hours before Pep Guardiola’s side travel to managerless, bottom club Huddersfield, but the City manager’s message to his players is simple: Hang in there and be ready to pounce if Liverpool falter. “I said to the players, ‘Don’t watch the calendar for the Liverpool games, forget about it because if you don’t you … [Read more...] about Manchester City brush aside 10-man Wolves thanks to Jesus double to stay hot on Liverpool’s heels in title race
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New PUBLISHED: 17:55 08 January 2019 | UPDATED: 17:55 08 January 2019 Layth Yousif Freddie Ljungberg celebrates the strike by Sylvain Wiltord that won the Premier League for Arsenal against Manchester United PA Archive/PA Images With Arsenal drawn against Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth round later this month Layth Yousif takes a trip down memory lane to look back at 11 memorable triumphs he’s seen in the flesh over the Old Trafford outfit. Freddie Ljungberg of Arsenal fires in his shot past Wes Brown of Manchester United that set Sylvain Wiltord up to score to win the Premier League in 2002. PAPremier League. March, 14 1998: Man United 0, Arsenal 1. Overmars, att 55,174An early kick off saw the race for the title move inexorably south. Arsenal in the middle of their championship clinching run of 10 league wins in a row, rode their luck then saw their flying Dutchman Marc Overmars run onto a flick from Nicolas Anelka to slot a late goal … [Read more...] about Arsenal v Manchester United: My 11 most memorable Gunners victories over the Red Devils
What is it? This is the Premier League derby between Manchester's leading two clubs: the blue of City and red of United. When is it? The match takes place today, so Sunday, November 11. What time is kick-off? It will begin at 4.30pm. What TV channel is it on? The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Should you not have access to those channels you can follow all the action right here when this page turns into our live blog. Watch Manchester United v Manchester City through NOW TV with a Sky Sports pass from £7.99 What is the team news? Manchester City City have no fresh injury concerns but Kevin De Bruyne and Claudio Bravo remain absent, while Eliaquim Mangala has a knock, though he is out of favour at the moment and likely won't feature regardless. Gabriel Jesus will probably drop back down to the bench despite scoring a hat-trick in the win over Shakhtar Dontesk in midweek. Provisional squad: Ederson, Muric, … [Read more...] about Manchester City vs Manchester United, Premier League: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
Manchester United v Leicester City, Premier League: Mourinho's men get new campaign underway at Old Trafford Independent.ie The Premier League is back as Jose Mourinho's men get the new campaign underway at Old Trafford against Leicester City. https://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/premier-league/manchester-united-v-leicester-city-premier-league-mourinhos-men-get-new-campaign-underway-at-old-trafford-37204613.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37204615.ece/47d60/AUTOCROP/h342/manco.jpg Email The Premier League is back as Jose Mourinho's men get the new campaign underway at Old Trafford against Leicester City. … [Read more...] about Manchester United v Leicester City, Premier League: Mourinho’s men get new campaign underway at Old Trafford
3 Aug From the section Premier League Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44845039 Read more about sharing. Nineteen teams tried to prevent Manchester City winning a Premier League game last season. Only six managed it.In 2017-18, City earned more English top-flight points than any other team in history and registered more wins and scored more goals than any other Premier League side before them.They also recorded the most consecutive wins, attempted and completed the most passes in a game and spent the least amount of time behind in matches - a remarkably brief 153 minutes over the whole campaign. That is just 4.5% of their season.In preparation for the 2018-19 season, the champions have splashed out a club record £60m to sign 2015-16 Premier League player of the year Riyad Mahrez and have been … [Read more...] about Premier League: How to stop Man City