Man City play Atalanta in the Champions League tonight. The Football Manc Cave are picking 2 players who deserve to be in the starting 11. We are also picking two who should be dropped.
Pep Guardiola seems to have been working hard with his team in the international break.
Concerns were raised when losses to teams like Wolves and Norwich happened earlier this season. They won 2-0 against Crystal Palace at the weekend and it looks like there’s improvements.
However, some players still need to work a little harder to match Guardiola’s standards. Here’s 2 who should be in and 2 who should be out of the squad tonight…
I know that some Man City fans may disagree with this one. He did score at the weekend.
However, after the game, a lot of fans said that he was greedy throughout the game. There were times when he should have passed in order to create more chances but he didn’t.
Man City work as a team. He doesn’t seem to appreciate that at the minute.
Guardiola made a decision to change things up against Crystal Palace. He didn’t play Otamendi.
Fans were happy with the decision as his form has been one of the worst in the squads. Man City performed better without him and that’s why he shouldn’t be in the squad again tonight.
There’s a lot of good things to mention coming out of the Man City squad. For example, Ederson had a great game at the weekend. Phil Foden got some minutes and people believe Eric Garcia should get a chance tonight.
However, while things are working, Pep should keep it that way.
Sergio Aguero is a man who appreciates teamwork. Fans believe that if he was in the position of Jesus against Crystal Palace, more goals would have happened.
Even if Aguero starts and gets replaced later on, Jesus needs to understand that being that greedy doesn’t win games.
When the team sheet went up at the weekend, fans were quick to realise that there were no centre backs in the squad.
Pep Guardiola’s plan clearly worked as the team looked a lot more solid. However, one player who coped with that change was Joao Cancelo. He should start again tonight.