Manchester City defender Micah Richards expects the team to "keep strong" amid their latest difficulties.
City still have a four-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League but have endured a damaging month with elimination from two cup competitions and the absences of key players being keenly felt.
However, Richards said: "We have other stuff going on as well but we will keep strong and we will look forward to our next game, which is Everton. We will go there and try to get a win."
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