Tag: manchester city

Nasri’s improvement, Fabianski’s redemption

It might be Tuesday, two days after the great win over Manchester City, but if you’re feeling anything like me then you will still be grinning like an idiot. The post-match comments have focused mostly on the players widely considered to have been out most impressive performers at City, goal-scoring extraordinaire Samir Nasri and goal-saving […]

Manchester City 0-3 Arsenal: Player Ratings

Adetuwo ‘Yemi Jr. is back again to rate the Arsenal performances at City… Fabianski: Had an amazing game. It so surprising what a good run of games can do to one’s confidence. Made saves you would normally not expect any keeper to make. His handling was assured, decision making superb and reflexes top notch. 8.5 […]

Fancying Arsenal to nick it against City

Since the respective financial rise and fall of Manchester City and Liverpool, the fixture involving Arsenal and the blue half of Manchester has effectively replaced that of the red half of Liverpool. Much as we despise the manner in which their rise has come about the fact is that City are now title contenders and […]

Arsenal goalkeeper speculation: Hart and Buffon

A couple of interesting links for you on a Wednesday morning. The Guardian seems confident in their knowledge that Arsene Wenger will be making a bid for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart when the transfer window. Meanwhile, ESPN Soccernet speculates on Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon’s comments that “If I had to leave, I think England […]

Player Ratings: Arsenal v Manchester City

Arsenal 0 Manchester City 0 Lukasz Fabianski – Has been in the firing line for the past week but was under no such pressure during the match. Had very little to do throughout the whole encounter apart from the odd high ball or tame cross. 6 Bacary Sagna – Defensively solid. He kept Craig Bellamy […]