But cracks are starting to appear this season.
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Following their shock 2-0 defeat to Wolves last weekend, a blueprint is emerging on how to beat Man City. Especially with no Aymeric Laporte at center back, John Stones also being out injured and Vincent Kompany no longer around.
With their defensive issues clear for all to see, hitting Man City on the counter is a lot easier than it should be. They are already eight points behind leaders Liverpool and more sloppy positioning and passing in the coming weeks will surely cost them a shot at a three-peat.
Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe head over to the tactics board to break things down as they focus on how to beat Man City.
Click play on the video above for their wonderful analysis.