Under Josep Guardiola's control, Manchester City were transformed into a superpower team. However, Jamie Carragher claimed to have found a fatigue point for Man City that could be exploited by other teams.
Manchester City became a superpower in England in the 2018/19 season. Sergio Aguero and colleagues wiped out all domestic titles.
Man City won the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup. Despite being so dominant at the domestic level, so far The Citizen has not been able to achieve glory when playing in Europe.
Behind Man City's slick performance, Carragher saw a weak spot. This is very apparent in the game against Tottenham. What are Man City's weaknesses?
Man City met Tottenham in the second week of the 2019/2020 Premier League last weekend. The match played at the Etihad Stadium ended with a score of 2-2. Both teams reciprocate goals.
In this match, Man City appeared very dominant. They get 66 percent possession. Man City fired 30 kicks, while Tottenham only three times. Man City domination is difficult to dammed by Tottenham.
However, Carragher felt that there was one thing that became Man City's weak point: the dead ball. In that match, Man City conceded a goal from a corner kick from Lucas Moura's header.
"Man City looks like they have a bit of a problem with set pieces and it's not just this weekend. Teams like Tottenham can exploit that, "Carragher told Sky Sports.
"That is the only place where Man City seems to have a problem," said the former Liverpool player.
Meanwhile, apart from Manchester City's weak point in dead ball situations, such as claims from Carragher, it should be noted also the effectiveness of Tottenham. The Lily White is able to score two goals from a little effort.
Quoted from Whoscored, Tottenham only released three attempts at Man City's goal for 90 minutes. Of the three efforts released, two were on target and were scored. Only one opportunity that has no goals.
With this result, Man City is temporarily in the 3rd position of the Premier League standings. While Tottenham is in 6th position. Both teams won the same points, four points.
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