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VMC Man of The Match No 50 versus Sunderland



City's 50th competitive fixture and 22nd clean sheet have come to pass with the club's 50th Premier League goal. The MoTM from the demolition of Sunderland is our Vinnie...

We've just about run out of superlatives that describe Vincent Kompany's superhuman performances in this campaign.

City have conceded 27 league goals this season, a figure only Chelsea can beat with 25 and a large part of that defensive shut out has to be down to the imperious Belgian.

25 years old next Sunday, he marshalled and commanded City's huge back line impeccably against The Black Cats and once again, did not put a foot wrong. Even the anti-City brigade hacks in The Street of Shame have begun to talk up Vinnie as the finest Premier League defender this season. The way he is playing you'd be hard pressed to find a better centre back in Europe.

Elsewhere in this week's VMC Forum vote, an excellent all round team effort came in for recognition.

4. Vincent Kompany 14.71%
42. Gnegneri Toure Yaya 11.76%
34. Nigel De Jong 11.76%
11. Adam Johnson 11.76%
45. Mario Balotelli 11.76%
19. Joleon Lescott 8.82%
32. Carlos Tevez 7.35%
21. David Silva 5.88%
13. Aleksandar Kolarov 5.88%
38. Dedryk Boyata 4.41%
8. Shaun Wright-Phillips 1.47%
24. Patrick Vieira 1.47%
48. Ryan McGivern 1.47%
25. Joe Hart 1.47%

VMC citytv video link: Kompany In The Stands Reaction After Sunderland


The Story So Far:
FA Premier League unless stated

Silva 10 (Salzburg A, ELGS Blackpool A, Poznan H, ELGS, Poznan A, ELGS, West Brom A, Stoke City A, Bolton H, Birmingham A, Villa H FAC5, Wigan H)
Kompany 5 (Sunderland A, Chelsea H, Newcastle H, the rags A, Sunderland H)
Tévez 4 (Wigan A, Wolves H, WBA H, Dynamo Kyiv H, ELR16 2L)
Zabaleta 3 (Everton H, Fulham H, Dynamo Kyiv A, ELR16 1L)
Dzeko 3 (Aris A, ELR32 1L, Notts County H, FAC4R, Aris H, ELR32 2L)
Johnson 3(Blackburn H, Juventus A ELGS, Leicester H FAC3R)
Y Toure 3(Timisoara A, ELQ3 1L, Juventus H, ELGS, West Ham A)
Hart 3 (Spurs A, Blackpool H, Arsenal A)
De Jong 2(Birmingham H, Reading H, FAC QF)
Richards 2(Arsenal H, Notts County A FAC4)
Milner 2 (Salzburg H,ELGS, Leicester A FAC3)
Barry 2(Liverpool H, Newcastle A)
Kolarov 2(Fulham A, Villa A)
Lescott (Chelsea A)
Balotelli (Villa H)
K Toure (the rags H)
Adebayor (Wolves A)
Boyata (Timisoara H, ELQ3 2L)
Given (West Brom A, LC3)

VMC's Previous Man Of The Season:
Based upon MOTM polls won

2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
2009-2010 Carlos Tevez


CAN RESURGENT CITY SECURE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FOOTBALL AND AN FA CUP WIN?:

Join the debate in the VMC City Chat Forum.
Can City build upon the Sunderland win and storm Anfield next?

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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 4 2011

Time: 2:53PM

Your Comments

Vincent Kompany is a machine - he is without a doubt one of the finest defenders in Europe at the moment, but clearly won't get the credit he deserves because he doesn't play for one of the "deserving" clubs. He is also a completely class act off the pitch and is one of that rapidly disappearing breed - a true gentleman. I still don't understand why this man is not our captain to be honest.
fifthcolumnblue
Quality...and only just turned 25. Best years ahead of him. Christ!
Spooks
He's a real ambassador for the club as that video link again shows.
Johnny Baguette
 

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