David Moyes and West Ham must bring back bandit raids on big boys | Paul Wilson
The just lately appointed Hammers boss gained’t should play Manchester Metropolis each week, however he must begin someplace
December was the month that discovered Manchester Metropolis out final yr and, although historical past doesn’t appear to be repeating itself with Pep Guardiola’s aspect on the verge of equalling a Premier League file for consecutive wins inside a season, the runaway league leaders must be cautious of a seven-game month that features a derby.
Twelve months in the past it was Chelsea, on their very own record-equalling 13 match successful run, who got here to the Etihad and inflicted the primary dwelling defeat of the season with a 3-1 win. Metropolis have been nonetheless shell-shocked per week later once they turned up at Leicester in some disarray and have been taught classes in a 4-2 defeat that Guardiola remembers vividly to today.