Pep Guardiola at a loss to explain Man City defeats this season

Manchester City chief Pep Guardiola says he is attempting to comprehend why his side have lost nine Premier League games this season.

City lost 1-0 at Southampton on Sunday – a third consecutive away group rout.

It is the first run through in quite a while profession that Guardiola has managed such a run, while nine misfortunes is the most the previous Barcelona and Bayern Munich supervisor has ever had in a solitary battle.

“We played more than great however it isn’t sufficient to dominate the matches,” he said.

“We can’t state we are not a group who score objectives this season. We are driving in objectives. We make a great deal of possibilities. We are a group who yield less – no group surrendered as scarcely any odds as us yet we lost a great deal of games.

“It’s troublesome in any event, for me to discover a motivation behind why yet you need to demand and discussion about the game, the manner in which they play and attempt to accomplish more, surrender as not many as could reasonably be expected and score in advance.”

Manchester City have confronted the least shots in the Premier League

Manchester City have confronted the least shots in the Premier League with 249 – 59 less than Liverpool, who have yielded nine objectives less lockerroomstories.

City won consecutive Premier League titles in 2017-18 and 2018-19, recording a record count of 100 focuses in the first of those triumphs and the division’s second-most noteworthy count of 98 in the second.

Be that as it may, they have passed up a major opportunity to Liverpool this season, with the Reds 23 focuses in front of Guardiola’s side with five games remaining.

The greatest shortfalls a Guardiola-oversaw side had recently had to an inevitable group victor was 15 of every 2016-17 – his first season at Manchester City when Chelsea won the title – and nine of every 2011-12, when Barcelona missed out on the La Liga title to Real Madrid.

City were gigantically great in whipping Liverpool 4-0 on Thursday yet the destruction at St Mary’s methods they have lost four of their previous nine Premier League matches.

In any case, the Spaniard accepts his side will before long return to their best and by and by begin polishing off the numerous odds they make.

He included: “I have certainty we can do it since we are the equivalent folks and we did it in past seasons.

“This season the manner in which we are playing is very comparative yet it isn’t sufficient to dominate the matches.”

In spite of missing the mark in the association, City have just won the Carabao Cup and could wind up with a treble, as they are 2-1 facing Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16 and still have a FA Cup semi-last against Arsenal to come.

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