Zabaleta had his name chanted throughout the game by the 4,000 travelling City fans and the Argentine applauded them at the end of what had been a hard game.
'It's always nice to see the lads, ' the 33-year-old said.
"There are five teams left involved in it and I can assure you we'll have a good go". A repeat of both results would leave City with 104 goals, and officially make them record breakers.
Manchester City: Ederson 5, Kyle Walker 6, Nicolas Otamendi 6, Aymeric Laporte 7, Fabian Delph 6, Fernandinho 7, Ilkay Gundogan 7, Kevin De Bruyne 7, Leroy Sane 8, Raheem Sterling 9, Gabriel Jesus 8. We tried our best today, but it was not good enough.
"We don't want to be involved in any final-day drama and, in all honesty, I don't think we will, but we have to get the points on the board". Now, we must move onto the next game. City have also now equalled the record set by Chelsea in 2004-05 for away wins in a Premier League season but they are not done yet.
A few weeks ago even Chelsea's own players seemed to have given up hope of Champions League football at Stamford Bridge next season.
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He added: "Our safe and reliable operations and strong financial delivery have continued into 2018". The company's production, meanwhile, rose 6% in the first quarter compared with a year ago.
Moyes has reportedly sent Carroll home from training, after the duo collided following the 29-year-old's decision to head down the tunnel early following the Hammers' manager's triple substitution against Manchester City. Obviously, right now my focus is on West Ham and making sure we stay in this division.
And Guardiola is planning a special treat for his team in preparation, although he will likely need little attention from a stylist himself. But it's still in our hands.
So what points came out of yesterdays game?
"They were excellent and we didn't defend as well as we have against other big teams".
"We needed some targets to set in front of us". With 30 wins, they are level with Chelsea's number of victories in one campaign which they achieved last season.
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