Manchester City welcome Brighton to the Etihad this weekend after their first defeat of the season to Liverpool last weekend and the drama that preceded and followed.
Pep left fans frustrated after refusing to make positive and tactical substitutions. Maybe he wanted to prove Klopp wrong on not being able to compete. Remember when Rodri became mysteriously “injured” the day of the derby after Gabby Agbonlahor claimed that Manchester City are lucky to never be troubled by injuries? Pep media mind games.
The boys in blue have had a week to get over their loss and prepare for the game ahead after their midweek fixture against Arsenal was postponed so that they could fulfil their Europa League fixture vs. PSV.
The blues have been in excellent form at home so far this season and will hope to build on that after their away day unbeaten run came to an end last weekend.
After getting the last predicted line up spot on, can we avoid being Pepped again, or will there be some surprises? In his press conference ahead of this weekends’ clash, Pep confirmed that Stones will be in the matchday squad after some time out due to injury.
Predicted starting XI: