Photo credit: sky sports Manchester City lacked creativity in the scoreless draw with Southampton as their first shot on target in that match came in the dying moments of the game. The probable reason for that was that Pep Guardiola had an eye on their upcoming Premier League match against Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea and it probably affected his team selection.
Chelsea fans have taken to social media platform, Twitter to blast Manchester City's winger, Riyad Mahrez following his latest comments about Chelsea's UEFA Champions League victory in May 2021. Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea defeated Pep Guardiola's Manchester City 1-0 at the UEFA Champions League final at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal.
Kante and Mahrez are former Leicester players who contributed immensely to the team’s development and helped the club won his first Premier League title.Currently, the aforementioned players had departed the club, and we intended to compare the two players’ achievements so far. Predominantly, Kante is widely known for his tactical awareness, intelligence, anticipation, and the defensive aspect of his game.
The race for this year's African footballer of the year award, is one which is expected to draw a whole lot of attention, as a couple of African players performed excellently well, especially in Europe. The award is usually handed to the African player who has been adjudged to have been the best under the year in review.
Fmr Leicester City star scored 4 goals to equal the record of the all-time top scorer in his country
The World Cup qualifiers games continued on Thursday. Lots of games were played across Europe and Africa. Algeria was also in action in their first CAF world cup qualifiers game. Algeria is in Group A together with Djibouti, Burkina Faso and Niger. The African Champions continued their dominance as they extended their unbeaten to 28 games last night.
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1. Marcus Alonso (Defending). Marcus Alonso is arguably Chelsea's best left back since the start of the season but the Spanish International still has a lot of improvement to make on the defensive part of his game. Alonso is quite slow and Pep Guardiola would likely target him and set him up with Riyad Mahrez who is known to turn defenders inside out.
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As the club friendly games continues today, let us take a look at results of the matches played today. Manchester City hosted Preston. Mahrez scored the opening goal of the game for Manchester City. At the 64th minutes, Edozie extended the home team lead, ending the game 2:0.
The 30 Nominees for the Balon D’or Award has officially been released. Given the performances of the premier league clubs last season, 13 EPL players have been nominated for the Award. They include 5 players from Chelsea and another 5 from Manchester United. Among the 5 nominees from Man City is African Star Player Riyad Mahrez.
Arsenal fans are hoping to see their club add more players in the summer transfer Window. There are many footballers linked with a move to Arsenal this summer. Tammy Abraham is one of the star players linked with a move to Arsenal this summer. Despite that there are four players who are likely to join Arsenal in the next summer.
Man City possible XI with Ronaldo: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Cancelo, Fernandinho, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Sterling, Mahrez, Ronaldo. Ronaldo will play as the no.9, although he's not foreign to playing out on the left either. Gabriel Jesus will play back-up to the former Real Madrid man, but the Brazilian will see his fair share of minutes.
#1. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester city). Photo Credit: Getty Images Riyad Mahrez is now regarded as one of the top wingers in the Premier League. Leicester bought Mahrez in January 2014, and the following season, they were promoted to the Premier League.
Today, Champions of Premier League, Manchester City welcomed Blackpool. The home team opened the score sheet with Edozie finding the back of the net at the early minutes of the game. However, at the 21st minutes, Garbutt levelled the game for the away team from the penalty spot.
It is actually very surprising that the blues are yet to complete the signing of any player this summer despite their activities in the transfer window. Chelsea's defender, Reece James have turned out to be a surprising transfer target for the citizens as Pep Guardiola hopes to rekindle his squad by bringing in new players that will help them achieve that.
At times, winning is not enough. Even more so for a perfectionist coach like Pep Guardiola, who made his Champions League debut on Wednesday with a victory and a thrashing with his Manchester City against RB Leipzig. However, the 6-3 that they endorsed the Germans did not deprive the Catalan coach of starring in two tremendous fights.
It was reported earlier that Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke have approved £250 million pounds in funds for Arsenal transfer business this summer. With that in mind, the story of the Gunners wanting Manchester City duo Riyad Mahrez and Sterling won't come with many surprises. It is good to note that this story was broken by Sami Mokbel of the Daily Mail, someone very vast in stories related to Arsenal and not known for regular fabrication or dramatization.
Man City midfielder, Mahrez believes the team have what it takes to retain the Premier League title this season. In an interview with Macra, the playmaker stated that he expects teams such as Chelsea, Man United, and Liverpool to give the Citizens a run for the title.
According to the latest report by L'Equipe, Jorge Mendes, who's Cristiano Ronaldo's agent, is working hard on the deal to get Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester City. Manchester City is also said to be interested in getting the signature of the 36-year-old as efforts In this article, we'll be looking at how Man City could line up if the Portuguese superstar eventually joins the club.
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1. The Use Of A Pure No 9. Against Norwich last weekend, Manchester City struggled with movement in the final third due to the fact that Guardiola made use of the false 9 tactics against Daniel farke side. This has felt the season of Guardiola’s favourite tactic.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) and contested by top division European clubs. The competition is organized in a system of a round robin group stage, double-legged knockout format and a single leg final.