2013/14 Match Previews

Preview: Man City v West Ham


Preview: Manchester City v Aston Villa


With my last reverse-jinx post paying off so well, I'm a little unsure how to handle this one. Let's keep it simple, with no predictions or sweeping claims. Team news: The only player unavailable...

Preview: City v Everton


I'm trying not to be too superstitious, but it seems like every time I get optimistic and excited about things, we lose. So here's my attempt at the reverse jinx. Please support me in this...

Preview: Man City v West Brom


It's going to be a tough match today against West Brom, who are two points above the drop, and are going to be gunning for a few more wins to bring them to safety. They do have a game in hand over...

Preview: Man City v Sunderland


This game will be a good one. You heard it here first. We are going to see the kind of ass-whooping that Sunderland so richly deserve. I'm fired up after the loss to Liverpool, and I bet that the...

Preview: Liverpool v Manchester City


I'm so nervous. I haven't had a thought about this game without my heart rate increasing, and my palms getting a little clammy. While this game isn't a cut and dried title-decider, it's pretty...

Preview: Manchester City v Southampton


This could be a pretty tough game. Southampton have been on fire the past few weeks, beating the snot out of Newcastle. They also narrowly lost to Tottenham, after dominating early. Jay Rodriguez,...

Preview: Arsenal v Manchester City


Last season was the first time we've won an away game at the new Emirates Stadium. That win makes it the first victory away at Arsenal since 1975. Tomorrow morning, we're going to win our second in...

Preview: Manchester City v Manchester United


So this week we are actually playing the team in the title. Last week I had Chelsea on the brain, so that happened. Team news first: Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of the fixture, as has Matija...

Preview: City v Fulham


After an amazing win at Hull City last weekend, things have been looking up for Manchester City. Chelsea lost in spectacular fashion against Aston Villa. They host Arsenal tomorrow, hopefully...

Preview: Manchester City v Barcelona


This is a familiar place to be as a Man City fan. Underdogs, behind by 2 goals, and not much hope of pulling off a win. Fact of the matter is that it puts a lot less pressure on our players. If we...

Preview: City v Wigan


It'll be nice to get back on track this Sunday. It seems that for the past few weeks, since the league game against Chelsea, that we've been a little off-kilter. A good part of that has been the...

Pellegrini Hoping Cup Can Be Catalyst For Success


Around nine months since their shock defeat to Wigan in the 2013 FA Cup final Manchester City have the chance to avenge that shock day at Wembley and in the process provide validation of sorts for...

Capital One Cup Final: Teams And Press Conference


Here's Manuel Pellegrini's press conference from yesterday: Pondering his team, "it's not easy to choose eleven starters. All the players deserve to play". Pellegrini did concede that some...

Preview: Manchester City v Stoke City


Our dreams of a quadruple may be on hold for now, but the drive to win the Premier League is on track and looking good. We've got three winnable league games before two back to back games against...

Preview: Manchester City v Barcelona


Here we are, after a few months of anticipation and build up. I hope that you've all been following the tactical previews done on here. AJ and Zac have brought their A - game, so I guess it's up to...

An optimistic view: Manchester City-Barcelona


With Lionel Messi, Neymar, and a Spanish machine all heading to Manchester, City fans must attempt to think optimistically.

Preview - City v Chelsea


While it would have been nice to get a mid-week win against Sunderland, it was probably even better to get a week of rest. We haven't gotten a full week between games since the international break...

Preview: City v Sunderland


Despite everything seemingly going wrong over the last two matches, we find ourselves only two points out of first place. If we can get through this tough stretch relatively unscathed, the title...

Preview : Manchester City v Norwich City


After a tough loss on Monday, Manuel Pellegrini's squad will be looking to bounce back with a good win against Norwich City. Norwhich have had a tough season, and find themselves in the middle of a...

Manchester City v Chelsea: Preview


Jose Mourinho has gone all out for this match. Overall this season the master of mind games has kept things to a minimum, only really going after Arsene Wegner. Leading up to this match though, he...

Preview: City v Tottenham


After a rough FA Cup match against Watford, it's a little worrisome to go on the road against Tottenham. New manager Tim Sherwood hasn't lost in his 6 Premier League matches so far, winning 4 and...

Preview: City v Cardiff


It always feels good to get some revenge, even if that means pistol-whipping a Cardiff team that finds itself in the relegation zone. They've only won 1 out of their last 11 matches in the league,...

Preview: City v Blackburn: The rematch


Let's do some good news, bad news. Let's start with the bad first. Bad news: Samir Nasri is done for a while. Pellegrini said that it would be 6-7 weeks in his press conference, so he could be...

Preview: City v Newcastle


It's nice to have matches that serve as benchmarks for a team's progress. After some early struggles away from home in the Premier League, things have stabilized with two straight wins over Swansea...

Preview: City v West Ham


Even though the League (Capital One) Cup is sometimes referred to as a Mickey Mouse cup, there is still value in playing in the later rounds of tournaments. It gets players used to the pressure of...

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