What can we possibly do to go on a 15 game winning run?

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  1. jay_mcfc

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    3 defeats in 12 games tells us where we are. We can deal with certain injuries but Laporte's isn't one of them. We are in survival mode until he returns because the rest just aren't good enough as a unit.

    And our fixture list is terrible!
     
  2. Millwallawayveteran1988

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    It’s actually 3 in the last 8 too. the fixture list is certainly going to ask some serious questions. The Chelsea game is going to be very hard as they are in great form.
     
  3. Vialli98

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    The majority of the Liverpool games I've watched, they haven't looked particularly impressive, certainly not 10 wins out 11 levels of impressive.

    It does appear to be one of those seasons where everything, and I mean literally everything, goes their way. My hope is that this seems a tad unrealistic to maintain for the remainder of the season and that they will have to face their own obstacles just like everybody else. It won't matter in the end, if City aren't in a position to take advantage when Liverpool do begin to drop points, so City will have to sort their inconsistencies (injuries etc) out, one way or another.
     
  4. Marvin

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    It was like that last season too. The refereeing was really harsh. The mane push on Sterling should have been identified by VAR but that system is a complete dead loss. The first pen shout at 0-0 was a 50-50 marginal subjective call. I don't think we can be too annoyed about that. You just have to get on with it.

    Losing Laporte having seen Kpmpany retire dealt us a killer-blow, whilst offensive players like KDB are a little below where they were. Pep should have put Garcia in for Laporte but he's gone with Fernandinho and he keeps making mistakes. He's not a central defender and never will be. It's a specialist position. You will get caught out by a counter-attacking side if you lay siege to them and don't have a great defence.

    It's a temporary problem. However, I am aware that chelsea are fast improving. City have in my opinion a big decision to make re Aguero. For me the biggest problem this season is not the defending (which has an obvious explanation and solution) but the finishing. We do not convert chances to goals.
     
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  5. BlueMoonRisin'

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  6. Shaelumstash

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    We’re always going to miss chances, but we’re the top scorers in the league, by some distance.

    The three games we’ve lost we’ve conceded 3 goals away from home twice. No team should be expected to score 4 goals away from home.
     
  7. Father Paul

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    Hope the lads prove me wrong but I just don't see any run of significance on the cards. Winning the next game which won't be easy is the first step and then take it from there.
     
  8. Vialli98

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    I thought the push on Sterling was more of a 50-50 than the TAA handball and of course it a double whammy that Liverpool score in the very next attack 20 seconds later.

    We suffered the same double whammy against them when Azpi had a goal ruled for an offside on Mount's toenail about 2 minutes and 17 passes earlier in the move. Firmino scored about a minute later.

    I think Ederson would have saved both Salah and Mane's goals, so having Bravo in the net appeared to be City's biggest handicap, but the defence is definitely a big issue.

    Personally I do not think Chelsea (or Leicester) will keep pace with City and Liverpool but for us, it does appear to be a good time to face City after the int'l break. Maybe Pep should throw Foden in the mix a bit more often, he might provide the spark that this City midfield needs.
     
  9. Marvin

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    I agree.

    Liverpool defend properly and have great forwards. They don't control possession though.

    People blame Bravo all the time. For me the biggest problem with the first goal was Gundogan's clearance. He lost possession in midfield that led to Bravo's sending off in midweek. He always makes mistakes.
     
  10. racecar

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    By virtue of a game against Watford where we actually took our chances. Fact of the matter is that if we take our chances we are top of the league.

    See I think if a team has as many chances as we do then there is nothing freakish about scoring 4 goals. We are too wasteful, simple as. We’ve created more chances than the opposition in every single game we’ve played this season
     

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