UK time is: 07:29:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Brave City Kids Lose On Pentalties + Video

Manchester City's young stars lost out to Sao Paulo in the Dallas Cup semi-finals after three wins out of three in the group stages.

Cassell's youngsters fought hard to get to the final but were beaten by a well organised and athletic Sao Paulo side.

Manchester City will now play again later tonight at 12:30am against German opponents Eintracht Frankfurt in the Consolation match.



Prolific City strikers Robbie Mak and Alex Nimely-Tchineni were kept quiet by a tough Sao Paulo defence, with neither player able to carve out a decent chance to score.

Sao Paolo created the better of the chances and as the match wore on, they were the team which looked most likely to break the deadlock.

Manchester City keeper Joe Clegg was forced to make some fantastic saves to keep his side in the game, however, neither side could force a winner over 90mins and the game ran into penalties.

Sao Paulo's goalkeeper made two saves in the shootout to win the game and send the Brazilian side into the Dallas Cup finals where they will play Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday.

Manchester City Squad: Abdi Ibrahim, James Poole, Jeremy Helan, Andrew Mitchell, John Guidetti, Joe Clegg, Tobias Johansen, Reece Wabara, Andrew Tutte, Robbie Mak, Alex Nimely-Tchineni, Greg Cunningham, Chris Chantler, Ahmad Benali, Jack Redshaw, Sean Tse, Dedryk Boyata, Omar Elabdellaoui.

Semi Finals:

Eintracht Frankfurt0-2Vancouver Whitecaps
Manchester City(2) 0-0 (4)Sao Paulo

For full group standings, visit: www.dallascup.com


You can follow the Dallas Cup on Twitter: www.twitter.com/dallascup.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Lincolnsmariner Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 11 2009

Time: 5:10PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
its a shame they went out on pens and i just hope they dont get a hangover for the arsenal game because they have played a lot of games in the past week and a lot of flying around the world. good luck lads.
bluemooner_mcfc
Report Abuse
11/04/2009 17:15:00

its a shame they went out on pens and i just hope they dont get a hangover for the arsenal game because they have played a lot of games in the past week and a lot of flying around the world. good luck lads.
bluemooner_mcfc
Report Abuse
11/04/2009 17:15:00

We play again tonight so they will certainly be tired! They have 8 days to recover after they hit the runway back in manchester.
eighthsin
Report Abuse
11/04/2009 17:22:00

We play again tonight so they will certainly be tired! They have 8 days to recover after they hit the runway back in manchester.
eighthsin
Report Abuse
11/04/2009 17:22:00

Same here BM - it was a great attempt and i hope the experience comes in handy for when they play the Gooners.
Thaibluefan
Report Abuse
12/04/2009 04:36:00

Same here BM - it was a great attempt and i hope the experience comes in handy for when they play the Gooners.
Thaibluefan
Report Abuse
12/04/2009 04:36:00

You did us proud and can stand with heads held high...
Doody
Report Abuse
12/04/2009 08:38:00

You did us proud and can stand with heads held high...
Doody
Report Abuse
12/04/2009 08:38:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Silva Targets That Elusive Trophy (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Kolarov Keen On Serie A Return (Monday March 30 2015)

Yaya To End International Career? (Monday March 30 2015)

Flashing The Cash! (Monday March 30 2015)

Milner Quitting For Liverpool? (Monday March 30 2015)

Hart Set For England Milestone (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Shortlist Drawn Up! (Wednesday March 25 2015)

City Stars On International Duty (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 3 - 0 WBA
Burnley 1 - 0 Man City
Man City 2 - 0 Leicester City
Liverpool 2 - 1 Man City
Man City 5 - 0 Newcastle
Stoke 1 - 4 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 29 20 7 2 +36 67
2. Man City 30 18 7 5 +34 61
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 +27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 +25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 +12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 +21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 +5 53

Breaking League News

United Top Dogs in Top 50
Man Utd : 02/04/2015 07:00:00
Arsenal The 2nd Biggest Club?
Arsenal : 02/04/2015 06:51:00
Chelsea To Win Premiership By Massive 13 Points!
Chelsea : 02/04/2015 06:06:00
Are Stoke the 14th biggest club?
Stoke : 01/04/2015 20:00:00
Is Walcott on the Chelsea Radar?
Chelsea : 01/04/2015 18:57:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hart 2%
Zabaleta 0%
Kompany 0%
Mangala 5%
Clichy 0%
Jesus Navas 5%
Fernando 5%
Lampard 0%
Silva 52%
Bony 5%
Aguero 21%
Sub - Jovetic 0%
Sub - Dzeko 0%
Sub - Milner 5%