After making an emphatic start to their Premier League season and to the Pep Guardiola era as well, Manchester City have suffered a huge loss of form which began with a 2-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in October. They now sit third on the Premier League table and remain second in Group C of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League, despite beating Barcelona 3-1 on matchday four.
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The Blues are definitely not chasing any streaks of aberration, but by getting into one after another, Manchester City are not doing themselves any good.
After they had just brought an end to their six-game win-less streak with a 0-4 Premier League win against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns, Guardiola’s men have now gone three games win-less at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League.
And the teams who have held Manchester City to three consecutive 1-1 draws at home in the Premier League are those who you would have expected Guardiola’s men to beat.
Manchester City’s problems, though, have been “two-fold” in their last three Premier League fixtures, against Everton, Southampton and Middlesbrough, who were the latest visitors at the Etihad to deny City all three points.
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And, in the video below, Cricfooty’s author has taken a look at the goods Manchester City have done in Pep Guardiola’s first season at the Etihad and what should have him worried ahead of the return of Premier League action next weekend.
What, according to you, has been the ‘primary’ reason for Manchester City to drop so many points lately and consecutively drop a couple of places to third on the Premier League table, behind Liverpool and Chelsea and level on points with Arsenal?
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