Howe and Guardiola

Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth are next in line to be spanked 3 – 0 by Manchester City this coming Saturday. The Cherries will be swatted aside when they visit The Etihad, with first-half goals from Sterling, Aguero and Silva effectively ending the contest in under half an hour.


Eddie Howe“We’ll be ready,” Howe told Soccer on Sunday. “There’s a wrong way to be spanked 3 – 0, and a right way. So long as I’m manager of this wonderful club, we’ll always have the holes spanked off us by City the right way. The fans have my word.”

“I’ve told the lads, we’ll learn from this spanking,” added the former defender. “And we’ll take all of that experience, and make it difficult for them when they spank us 3 – 0 on our patch after Christmas.”


Guardiola BoredPep Guardiola insists his rampant City side won’t have it all their own way on Saturday.

“It’s never easy spanking the holes off Bournemouth,” he told Soccer on Sunday. “I tell my players, these guys aren’t going to just roll-over and let you spank their holes raw. They will make us work for our 3 first-half goals. It could be the hardest 30 minutes of spanking we dish out all season.”