The hosts had plenty of chances but the defending champions emerged with the three points. Analyse it all with our Nottingham Forest vs Man City stats page.

Nottingham Forest vs Man City Post-Match Facts

  • Manchester City have won eight of their last nine Premier League away games (D1), and have now won more games on their travels this season in the competition (12) than they managed in the whole of last (11).
  • After winning two of their first three Premier League games under Nuno Espírito Santo (L1), Nottingham Forest have since won just two of their last 15 in the competitions (D4 L9). The Tricky Trees have now suffered more league defeats this season (19) than in the whole of last (18).
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded 23 Premier League goals from set-pieces (excl. penalties) this season; in the competition’s history, only Fulham in 2013-14 (28), Tottenham in 2007-08 (26), and West Brom in 2010-11 (24) have ever shipped more such goals in a single campaign.
  • Manchester City have kept back-to-back clean sheets away from home in the Premier League for the first time since a run of five from February to April 2022.
  • Despite only playing 21 of Man City’s 54 games in all competitions this season, Kevin De Bruyne has more assists in all competitions for Premier League clubs in 2023-24 than any other player (15). Indeed, today was the 18th time the Belgian provided 2+ assists in a single Premier League game, now the outright most any player has ever done so in the competition.
  • Since the start of last season, De Bruyne has assisted Erling Haaland 11 times in the Premier League – at least three more than any other player has to a single teammate in this time.
  • Haaland became only the fifth player in Premier League history to score 10+ home goals and 10+ away goals in two (or more) consecutive seasons in the competition, after Thierry Henry (2001-02, 2002-03), Robin van Persie (2011-12, 2012-13), Luis Suárez (2012-13, 2013-14), and Harry Kane (2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18).
  • Having not scored in any of his first 32 appearances for Man City in all competitions, Josko Gvardiol has since scored three in his last five for the club.
  • Pep Guardiola oversaw his 300th Premier League game in charge of Manchester City, making him only the fifth manager to take charge of that many with a single club in the competition, after Arsène Wenger (828 with Arsenal), Alex Ferguson (810 with Manchester United), David Moyes (427 with Everton), and Jürgen Klopp (331 with Liverpool).

Nottingham Forest vs Man City Timeline

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Nottingham Forest vs Man City Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all the Nottingham Forest vs Manchester City stats from Sunday’s Premier League match at the City Ground.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis.  

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