Manchester City have continued their undefeated run so far this season with yet another impressive month of results. Firstly, Manchester City faced Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League. They came with a dominant 4-2 victory, assuring City would finish first in their group which may be of great assistance when it comes to the knockout stages of the competition.
Next up, Manchester City won two league fixtures with a 4-0 win over Everton with David Silva scoring twice and a 3-1 win over Newcastle. Playing a weaker side with their place in the knockout stages secure, Manchester City defeated Sporting CP 2-0 in a dominant display, goals from Jesus Navas and Samir Nasri ensuring that Sporting CP would not progress to the next stage of the competition.
In the final fixture of the month, Chelsea and Manchester City faced each other and it was Raheem Sterling who opened the scoring in the 19th minute with a placed shot. In the 23rd minute, Eden Hazard put away a penalty after a foul in the box from Nicolas Otamendi to see the match tied up at one goal each. The second half saw both sides create chances, but with either team unable to convert both sides took away a point from the match.
After yet another fantastic month, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was awarded the Manager of the Month for November, his second Manager of the Month award in as many months.
Often overlooked, David Silva has won the Player of the Month award for November after continuing to impress as the centre of the Manchester City attack.
The Spaniard has scored three goals in four games as well as an assist this month, he has also strung together plenty of key passes in those games which has allowed the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling provide assists from out wide.
David Silva is currently in his sixth season at Manchester City and has recently re-signed with the club for a further four years.
Manchester City find themselves on the top of the table and still undefeated, sitting ahead of second placed Leicester City by nine points. Outside of the league leaders, the rest of the teams remain quite grouped as we get closer to the halfway point of the season.
Liverpool have managed to climb out of the relegation zone, starting on the back of an amazing 7-1 victory over Manchester United. Everton sacked Roberto Martinez and hired old manager David Moyes who has turned the clubs form around to see them exist the relegation zone also.
Manchester City remain perfect in the UEFA Champions League after winning all five matches so far, guaranteeing that they finish first in Group H.
They will play FC Red Bull Salzburg in their final match of the group stage before moving onto the knockout stages. The draw for the round of 16 will take place on the 14th of December.
No Capital One Cup fixtures were played during November, Manchester City’s fixture against the Wolverhampton Wolves is scheduled for the 1st of December 2015.
After being out for around two months, Bacary Sagna is expected to return from his hip injury in the next few days.
A busy month is expected for Manchester City with the club playing in eight fixtures during the month of December. They start off in a Capital One Cup quarter final against Wolverhampton Wolves.
Manchester City only have one major fixture in the English Premier League against second placed Leicester City, they also face Crystal Palace twice in the league during the month. It will still be very important to pick up as many points as possible to maintain their lead at the top of the table.
In the UEFA Champions League, Manchester City face FC Red Bull Salzburg in the final round of the group stage with Manchester City expected to field a relatively weakened side with City guaranteed to finish first in their group.