The stats that make grim reading for Man City's Claudio Bravo

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Pep Guardiola's side have conceded a goal from the first shot they have faced four times in the last seven matches - is it down to the Chilean?

Claudio Bravo has conceded 14 goals from the last 22 shots on target he has faced in the Premier League.

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It is a damning stat which helps to explain why Manchester City have conceded a goal from the first shot they have faced four times in the last seven games.

It is not easy to analyse why City have conceded goals with such ease at times this season, and indeed Pep Guardiola insists he is at a loss to explain it.

But the numbers make grim reading for Bravo, who has proven to be an unpopular replacement for Joe Hart among many City supporters.

Everton beat City 4-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday, scoring their first three goals from their first three shots.

Bravo has been criticised for his failure to simply save efforts on goal, whether in one-on-one situations or from further out, and the statistics back up the feeling that the Chilean is underperforming.

He has faced 54 shots on target in the Premier League and saved 31. That means he has conceded 42.59% of the shots on his goal.

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There are 27 goalkeepers who have faced 20 shots on target or more this season, and only four have a worse record than Bravo.

They are Southampton’s Fraser Forster (43.33%), Swansea City’s Lukasz Fabianski (43.75%), Stoke City’s Shay Given (45.16%) and Leicester City’s Ron-Robert Zieler (47.06%),

All of the goalkeepers at City’s rivals for the top four are performing considerably better than Bravo.

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois and Arsenal’s Petr Cech have conceded 28% of the shots they faced, and Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris 26%. Ahead of Manchester United’s game against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon, David De Gea has conceded 30.65% and Liverpool’s two maligned keepers, Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius, have conceded 35.48% and 37.5% respectively.

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