Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini   reacts during the  Premier League match against Liverpool at Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admits his side were a complete disaster and unrecognisable to him in the 4-1 defeat at home to Liverpool. B(...)

 Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino scores his side’s third goal in the English Premier League match against Manchester City   at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 1 Liverpool 4 Liverpool produced a stunning performance as they blew title favourites Manchester City away with a 4-1 win at the Etiha(...)

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard hits the bar during the derby match against Manchester City at Old Trafford. Photograph:    Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic .

Manchester United 0 Manchester City 0 This was the first goalless draw in this famous fixture since November 2010 and given the disappointing quality (...)

Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne celebrates after scoring a last minute winner against Sevilla in their Group D encounter. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester City 2 (Rami o.g. 37’, de Bruyne 92’) Sevilla 1 (Konoplyanka 30’) The most astonishing part of this victory is that, for a long time, Manch(...)

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City routed Bournemouth at the Etihad. Photograph: PA

Manchester City 5 Bournemouth 1 Raheem Sterling hit a first-half hat-trick and Wilfried Bony struck twice as Barclays Premier League leaders Ma(...)

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling (right) and West Ham United’s Carl Jenkinson battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Photograph: PRESS ASSOCIATION

West Ham withstood a barrage of second-half pressure to condemn Manchester City to their first defeat of the Barclays Premier League season. Goals fr(...)

Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team’s goal during the Barclays Premier League against Crystal Palace. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Crystal Palace 0 Manchester City 1 Kelechi Iheanacho scored a dramatic late winner within seconds of coming on against Crystal Palace to preser(...)

Raheem Sterling opened his Manchester City account in a 2-0 win over Watford. Photograph: Getty

Manchester City 2 Watford 0 Raheem Sterling struck his first Manchester City goal as Manuel Pellegrini’s men maintained their flying Barclays Premier (...)

Aleksandar Kolarov broke the deadlock at Goodison Park setting up Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Everton. Photograph: PA

Everton 0 Manchester City 2 For once it was not the usual hyperbole from Roberto Martínez when he previewed Manchester City’s arrival at Goodis(...)

Sergio Aguero’s magic opener set Manchester City on their way to a 3-0 win over champions Chelsea. Photograph: Getty

Manchester City 3 Chelsea 0 It was a win, one imagines, the entire medical profession will toast. Well, apart from the two physiotherapists in Chelsea(...)