Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Delph's Call to Draw on Winning Feeling

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Delph's Call to Draw on Winning Feeling

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FABIAN Delph believes City can draw on the experience of winning the Premier League last season to claw back Liverpool's lead.

The Blues slumped to a 3-2 home defeat by Crystal Palace to hand the Scousers a Christmas gift of a four-point lead at the top.

And now City need maximum points from festive trips to Leicester and Southampton in the next week, as Jurgen Klopp's men host Newcastle and Arsenal.

If City can hang on to the leaders' coat-tails, it will set things up nicely for Liverpool's trip to the Etihad Stadium on January 3. Delph, pictured, captained City on a day when the five nominated "captains" in the squad - Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho and Kevin de Bruyne - were all missing from the starting XI. …

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