Arsenal buried Man City's title hopes as well as Mario Balotelli's career in England. David Hirshey had a ringside seat at the circus.
Is Carlos Tevez traitor or savior? It doesn't matter to Roberto Mancini as long as Tevez helps City win its first title in 44 years, writes David Hirshey.
Man City was knocked off its league-leading perch this weekend after almost five months. But David Hirshey asks: Is that any reason to sob in public?
In another wild Prem weekend, Liverpool, Spurs and Andre Villas-Boas were blindsided by forces beyond their control, writes David Hirshey.
Is Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini really up for a title fight? Because Sir Alex Ferguson certainly is, writes David Hirshey.
Arsenal and Spurs suffered tough losses (again) to City and United, but only one team has itself to blame.
The day after Christmas and all through the Prem, there will be battles galore -- from United to Fulham, writes David Hirshey.
Manchester City shrugged off its Chelsea loss by brushing aside Arsenal and showing its league-leading mettle, writes David Hirshey.
Chelsea handed Manchester City its first league loss of the season, and in so doing opened the door for Manchester United to possibly go atop the table after this weekend, writes David Hirshey.
Manchester City risks its unbeaten record against a newly confident Chelsea in its toughest test of the season, writes David Hirshey.
The Blues bounced back this weekend, but can they survive their Champions League fight on Tuesday?
In a wild weekend of own goals, bone-headed calls and a new Mario Balotelli hairstyle to match his two yellow cards, City stayed unbeaten (barely) to stay ahead of the chasing pack, writes David Hirshey.
Manchester City can revel in humiliating United in Sunday's Manchester derby, but don't presume the defending champs will go away quietly, writes David Hirshey.
For the first time in ages, United goes into a Manchester derby trailing City in the standings. Will the Blues make United pay for years of humiliation? David Hirshey investigates.
After derailing Manchester United's perfect streak, Stoke City is finally getting some respect, writes David Hirshey, who also looks back at Fernando Torres' up-and-down weekend.