Apr 8, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​Old Trafford
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Man CityManchester City
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Rooney (32'), Rafael (90'), Valencia (90')
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Milner (51'), Agüero (78')
Silva (29'), Kompany (42'), Tevez (85'), Zabaleta (90'), Barry (90')

Gary Neville: 'Manchester City have lacked creativity'

Neville: 'City have lacked creativity'
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Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville feels that Manchester City have "lacked creativity and pace" this season.

Gary Neville has said that Manchester City will almost certainly lose their Premier League crown this season because of a lack of creativity in the side.

The English champions currently trail leaders Manchester United by 15 points and Neville feels that the side's biggest downfall has been down to key attacking players not living up to their reputations.

"I've watched City a lot this season and there has been a lack of creativity and pace," Neville wrote in his column in the Daily Mail.

"At times they've seemed disillusioned when there has been a change of tactical systems. Last season there was a refreshing unpredictability about them, with Samir Nasri and David Silva behind Sergio Aguero and Mario Balotelli. And they had power driving them on in Yaya Toure and a fully-fit Vincent Kompany.

"I think the feeling among the players last May may have been: 'Thank goodness! We've climbed the mountain! We did it!' But you have to learn to be serial winners and United have done that over the years. Win or lose, the train doesn't stop."

The two teams meet on Monday evening.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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