Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Mancio Pondering Poznan Attacking Options

Mancio Pondering Poznan Attacking Options



Roberto Mancini would certainly have preferred to rest the amazing Carlos Tevez for Thursday's Europa League clash ahead of L'Arsenal but will delay a decision by 24 hours...

Of City's striking weaponry, the hapless Roque Santa Cruz, Lazio bound at the time was not selected in City's Europa League Group Stage squad and Jo has picked up an unspecified knock.

Currently goalless but seeing plenty of action, Emmanuel Adebayor is likely to start but should things not go to plan, will Mancio be prepared to rely solely upon a player who of late has resembled a meandering offside specialist?

So it could well be that City's Captain and his 36 goals in 46 City starts will be asked to lead the line and get the job done as quickly as possible and then head for a rest.

Yet there is another option that the City boss might yet employ. Mario Balotelli has been in full training for over a week and might just get the nod for the substitutes bench.

City have an opportunity both home and away against a poorly performing Lech to break the back of this group and ensure progress in order to concentrate upon consolidating the club's promising Premier League position.

We need a win.

YOU Are The Mancio: What would your attacking selection be? Give us a shout both here and in the VMC City Chat Forum.

EUROPA LEAGUE ON VMC:

Head for The VMC Match Day Experience Forum for the build up to Thursday's game and our ever popular Live Match Day Thread!




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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday October 20 2010
Time: 5:58PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

(Audio & Video) Who Is Gabriel Jesus?

Manchester City have finally completed the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian winger Gabriel Jesus. But what do we know about him?

Manchester City Catch-Up (Weekend Commencing 20 Jan)

We Blues have had seven full days to digest and get our heads around last weekend's diabolical result against Everton.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (20/1/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

2016/17 Golden Boot Race Hots Up

With 22 Premier League games played in the 2016/17 season, this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many goals, if any will City score against Spurs?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more9%
Four0%
Three3%
Two7%
One14%
City won't score67%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 5:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2017 8:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear469
2.Skoorb409
3.Johnny Baguette326
4.Rising184
5.Bluedub178
6.Tudor172
7.johnkelv90
8.Colin Is The King79
9.OziMan58
10.kennyclementstache55
The Vital Football Members League