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Goal shy City set for record low

Manchester City are on course to score the fewest goals at
home in the English top flight since league soccer began in 1888 after a
goalless draw with Liverpool on Saturday.
Stuart Pearce's side have scored
only 10 goals in 17 league matches at the City of Manchester Stadium and have
only two home matches to play against Aston Villa on April 28 and Manchester
United on May 5.
Those 17 games have produced five wins, six draws and six
defeats, with City 12th in the standings.

The current worst home scoring record is shared by Woolwich
Arsenal, who scored 11 home league goals in 19 matches in 1912-13 and
Sunderland, who also scored 11 in 19 in 2002-03 - both were relegated.

reuters.co.uk

This something that Andrew at PurelyManCity touched upon also in his Liverpool review - calculating that it has currently cost around £50 per goal this season, and it is a figure that is way, way too low and is one that is the primary reason for our struggles this season, and perhaps also holding us back from breaking into the top half of the table and behind.