Player Ratings: Manchester City 5-1 Atalanta (Champions League)

Following a routine 2-0 victory away to Crystal Palace, the Champions League returned to Manchester as City hosted in-form Italian opposition Atalanta, on a chilly night at the Etihad Stadium. Here’s how we rated the players’ performances on Tuesday night…

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Player Ratings: Manchester City 8-0 Watford (Premier League)

Following a routine victory in the Champions League, Manchester City returned to Manchester to face last season’s FA Cup final opponents Watford, who sought revenge for the 6-0 thrashing received at the hands of Guardiola’s men. After an astounding start, City found themselves 5-0 up at half-time time and the blues later added a further 3 goals to their tally in what can only be described as an absolute rout. Here’s how we rated the players’ performances in Manchester.

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PLAYER RATINGS: SHAKHTAR DONETSK 0-3 MANCHESTER CITY (CHAMPIONS LEAGUE)

Manchester City kicked off their 2019/20 Champions League campaign by cruising to victory against Ukrainian Champions Shakhtar Donetsk. The Blues have thus far failed to progress beyond the Quarter-Finals under Guardiola and the Catalan will be eager to rectify this in his fourth season at the club. Here’s how we rated the players’ performances in Kharkiv. Ederson – 7 The Brazilian shot-stopper had little to do throughout the game and was only called upon once to make a save, Ederson was perhaps fortunate to go unpunished for his poor positioning…

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The Big Match Preview – Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City (Champions League)

Following Saturday’s disappointing result away to Norwich City, Pep Guardiola’s men remain on the road as they head to Kharkiv to kick off their 2019/20 Champions League campaign against Ukrainian Champions Shakhtar Donetsk. City will be hoping to avoid a repeat of the awful Norwich performance and to leave Ukraine with 3 points in the bag.

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The Big Match Preview – AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester City (Premier League)

Following on from a distasteful home draw against Spurs, Pep Guardiola will expect his men to bounce back in style as Manchester City travel down south to face Bournemouth in the third game of the campaign. The Blues have never lost to the Cherries, and will be hoping that this trend continues on Sunday afternoon.

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)

Heaven knows I’m miserable now following what was a hideously frustrating finish to a game that City dominated throughout and undoubtedly deserved to win. Whilst the decision to disallow Jesus’ would-be winner was sickening enough to observe, the blues were also denied a stone-wall penalty in the first half as Rodri was grappled and flung to the ground by Erik Lamela during an early City corner. Nevertheless, here are five things we learned from the game:

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The Big Match Preview – West Ham United vs Manchester City (Premier League)

Here it is Blues, following a summer of limited football and dross television *cough Love Island * cough, the first of game of the 2019/20 Premier League season is finally upon us and we begin our next defence of the Premier League title in East London as Pep Guardiola’s champions take on Manuel Pellegrini’s men at the London Stadium.

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Xtra Analysis: Joao Cancelo

His bag were packed, seriously I must add, and now after a summer of speculation, Manchester City have completed the signing of João Cancelo from Juventus. The Italian joins City for a fee in the region of £28 million with Danilo heading in the opposite direction – bringing the total package with the Brazilian’s value to the £65 million mark. So, what can our new signing bring to the already star-studded Manchester City squad?

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