Manchester City lost their grip on top spot a fortnight ago as they dropped points in a 1-1 draw at home to Middlesbrough – and the City fans are still unhappy about the result!
Martin de Roon’s stoppage time header cancelled out Sergio Aguero’s opener as Liverpool wrestled City’s place at the summit.
Pep Guardiola’s side should have put the game to bed after having 71% of the possession and taking 25 shots at Victor Valdes’ goal.
The Spaniard will be keen to make sure the same doesn’t happen on Saturday when they take on Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace side.
The Eagles have failed to win in their last five Premier League games but Pardew knows how to rally a side against the big boys, and may just fancy his chances and taking something from the game.
Guardiola will expect his City side to be ruthless in order to prevent any more dropped points and should consider fresh legs if the game is in the balance again.
Here are TWO impact subs we here in the Transfer Tavern think he should let loose against Palace…
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