Ahead of Shakhtar Donetsk’s testing Champions League tie at the Etihad, Portuguese tactician Paolo Fonseca boldly proclaimed that “Manchester City have no weaknesses.” Inarguable invincibility has expectedly evaded even the greatest of the sides the beautiful game has ever seen, but it was hard to refute the 45-year old’s manifestation
The international break is over! What many football fans see as a nuisance during domestic seasons, due to its disruptive nature and risk of injury to players is now behind us and we can once again relish the best that the Premier League has to offer. A break from club
City look to break Anfield hoodoo
Competition: Premier League, Matchday 8, Venue: Anfield
Referee: Martin Atkinson
Timings: Sunday, 7th October 2018, 4:30 PM BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 11:30 AM EST, 8.30AM PT (USA), 9 PM IST (India), Telecast: Star Sports Select 1
The Premier League serves up an early season title six-pointer right before the international break
Champions League – Group F – Man City vs Lyon
8:00 pm BST (00:30 am IST)
Wednesday 19th September ( Early 20th morning India)
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Pep Guardiola’s outfit has enjoyed a strong start to the Premier League this season with the absence of Belgian ace midfielder Kevin De Bruyne hardly an area
Four weeks after the start of the Premier League season, we’re heading into the first international break of the season and there have already been a number of surprises just as you have come to expect in the Premier League. Of course, there also have been some amazing games which
“Step by step, we will get our best condition. To start with 10 points from 12 is a good start for us and I am so satisfied.”
Vintage City were not on show at the Etihad as Pep Guardiola’s men ground out a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Magpies.
With the likes
The Premier League is back and truly underway. With three rounds of matches completed, fans have gotten a small indication of what to expect over the coming 8 months in the 2018/19 season.
HERE IS EADF’S AUGUST RECAP OF ALL 20 TEAMS IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE!
Written by Veer Badani
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Manchester City’s 6-1 drubbing of Huddersfield Town had a sense of déjà vu for the in-attendance goalscoring trio of Tony Adcock, Dave White and Paul Stewart, who had struck a treble apiece in a 10-1 rout against the Terriers in November 1987.
Pep Guardiola showcased his renowned tactical malleability as he
It was business as usual for Manchester City as they swatted away a lacklustre Arsenal side in a solid, if not spectacular 2-0 victory at the Emirates.
While an acid test of the magnitude of facing the Premier League’s one and only centurions is daunting enough, the newly appointed Unai Emery’s
Joe Hart’s future had been up in the air for some time before eventually joining Burnley on a two-year deal from Manchester City. The former England number one has drifted around for the last two years without any club making any serious effort to buy him, but a goalkeeping injury
The world’s most loved sporting league will return this weekend with a carnival like no other. The Premier League now has 20 mega wealthy football clubs, with players from 107 nations being represented. The league has evolved adapting tactical innovation throughout its history. Each year, gripping storylines and plot twists
The Beautiful Game – A reoccurring exclusive where fans talk about their fondest/most unforgettable memories relating to football. Today guest EADF writer Sivan John recollects Huddersfield Town's fantastic Premier League survival story and the plethora of emotions Huddersfield Town fans like himself felt over the season.
"10th of May 2018 will
“Zinchenko is talented, but he must be realistic. He can only play for Manchester City on his PlayStation.”
Andriy Voronin exhibited a ruthlessness in his early prognostication of the Ukrainian’s spell in the Premier League, one that was earlier reserved for some of the finest goalkeepers in the Bundesliga, during the
As summer approaches and major divisions across Europe begin to wind down, newspaper columnists turn their attention to the upcoming transfer window. The rumor reel goes into overdrive, linking the hottest players with the biggest teams on planet football.
French Ligue 1 champions PSG proved last year that money was no object
THE SEASON SO FAR
At the end of 30 gameweeks of the Premier League season, Manchester United have a tally of 65 points with 20 victories on board. Since Alex Ferguson retired, Manchester United would have been on first in one of the four seasons since and in every other season
(AFP) Manchester City's relentless run towards the Premier League title continued as they opened up an 18-point lead by inflicting more damage on Chelsea's chances of a top-four finish with a 1-0 home win on Sunday.
Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the match 35 seconds into the second half
Manchester City are only 5 games away from securing the Premier League as they head into a exciting battle against Chelsea today.
Chelsea face champions-elect Manchester City on Sunday, aware that Pep Guardiola's side are almost certain to win their fifth top-flight league title this term.
City are unbeaten in their previous
Ardent United fan Anirudh Shenoy has a crack on the tactical approach/approaches Jose Mourinho might deploy to try coming anywhere near stopping the unstoppable force that is Manchester City.
13 wins on the bounce and a mammoth 8 point gap in the league. It’s almost as if City are toying
Matchday 14 proved to be an exciting round of Premier League games, as City maintained a firm 8 point lead at the top after their dramatic stoppage time victory against a resilient Southampton. Tottenham dropped 3 points to move down to seventh, while an excellent 4-2 win against Watford ensured
So, eleven games into the Premier league season, the pace has been well and truly set by a rampant Manchester City side who are already 8 points clear at the top of the table. They have been nothing short of incredible to watch and their philosophy of staying true to
While the attention would be on the Chelsea – Manchester United clash on Sunday afternoon for obvious reasons, City vs Arsenal is the more intriguing tie this weekend in the Premier League for those with a taste for free-flowing, end-to-end football.
Manchester City are flying high at the moment, steamrolling every
Phil Jones has been at the root of Manchester United’s defensive solidarity this season, and we dive into what he’s done right and how he’s helped them to the best defensive showing in the league.
Jose Mourinho’s teams operate with a particular template. His back 4 has one attacking Full Back,
Somewhere in the middle of the first half of the season ,it can be said that the very foundation has been set for the plot to unfold.Manchester City are pulling away and there are ominous signs for the others in the top-6. With the Terriers pulling out a shocker and
Kyle Walker’s move to Manchester City, worth an initial 50 million Euros , made him the most expensive English player in history.However, he’s gone about operating at right full back, in a very different role at Manchester City as opposed to his time at Tottenham. This can primarily be explained
A detailed look into Pep Guardiola’s journey from a footballer to a genius manager empowering every team that was fortunate enough to be managed by him.
It is difficult to quantify force. Sure, Mass times Acceleration, I know, I have received schooling (if not an education). But what about the force
Welcome to the live coverage of the Premier League as Manchester City and Everton square off for what is set to be a hostile affair at the Etihad as we welcome Monday Night football back into our schedules. Will Pep’s terrifying attacking force continue their dominance over the Toffees
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It has been a typically Chelsea start to the year (for Chelsea of course). They won last year at a canter, introduced the English audience to the proverbial “Three at the Back”, won praise for their record equaling thirteen game run and then broke the record
Today we take a look at how Pep has chanced his arm on building up a formidable defense with stars filled. Will this thrust them into title Contention from the very beginning?
Last season was supposed to be Manchester City’s season, with Pep Guardiola bringing his tiki-taka footballing philosophy to