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two last Sunday evening (the 6th
of August) and the Tuesday evening (the 8th
of August) in London and Skopje were held FA Community Shield
meetings with the participation of main opponents of the Citizens in
the battle for new English football crown.
what did the millions of football fans see? The answer is clearly
cut. Chelsea and Manchester United are far from their optimal
condition. And that is why the coach of Manchester City can force
of defense positions
to the experts, the hosts of the Etihad Stadium are the main
challengers for winning this championship. For two summer months don
Pepa has strongly strengthened the defense line of Manchester City
with 4 new players. These are the goalkeeper of Benfica Ederson,
right back of Tottenham Kyle Walker, left guard of Monaco Benjamin
Mendy and utility player of Real Madrid Danilo.
and practically under pressure Pablo Zabaleta (West Ham), Bacary
Sagna (free agent), Aleksandar Kolarov (Roma), Gaël Clichy
(Başakşehir), Fernando (Galatasaray). And on-loan goalkeeper John
Hart who was recently irreplaceable had moved to West Ham.
playmakers and one forward
to Josep Guardiola his dream team in case of stable and
well-organized defense game, in the midfield and in the attack line
should have utility players who can play at any position, beginning
with holding midfielder and playmaker, winger and center forward if
main holding midfielder will be Brazilian Fernando in the renewed
four main positions between Fernando and the chief goalscorer of the
Citizens Sergio Agüero will be taken by the quartet of playmakers –
the Spaniard David Silva, the Portuguese Bernardo Silva, the Belgian
Kevin De Bruyne, the Ivorian Yaya Touré.
first calendar match at the Etihad Stadium the Citizens will play on
Monday, 21 of August against Everton, Liverpool. City came to the
opening game of new season to a debutant of elite division Brighton.
– 9.00, draw – 5.00, Manchester City –1.35;
City (Asian handicap -1.5) – odds 2.07 SBOBET