Altrincham 1-2 Man City XI
Joan Angel Roman and Kieran Trippier netted for a Manchester City XI as two goals were enough to see off the Conference North side.
Manchester City: 1.Ian Lawlor 2.Kieran Trippier 5.Nedum Onuoha 6.Karim Rekik 3.Courtney Meppen Walter 4.Trialist, Santos 8.Adbul Razak 7.Michael Johnson 10.Gai Assulin 20.Craig Bellamy 11.Joan Angel Roman.
Subs: 12.Ahmed Benali 13.Ian Ormson 14.Jeremy Helan 17.Ellis Plummer 15.Kieran Kennedy 16.Paul Clowes 18.Devante Cole 9.Jordi Hilawola 14.Jeremy Helan, Bradley Robinson, and Adam Drury
2 mins: Reeves puts Altrincham ahead from the spot after Densmore fouled.
10 mins: City impressing but still losing 0-1.
20 mins: Both teams passing well but no goal threats, still 1-0.
25 mins: 1-1 as Roman scores after good work on right by Johnson and Bellamy.
40 mins: City in control without creating chances.
43 mins: Trippier allowed to shoot and score from 30 yards 2-1 to City.
HT: City lead 2-1.
54 mins: City pressing but no real threat.
50 mins: Bellamy subbed to a rapturous applause from City fans.
70 mins: City doing all the passing but lack any penetration.
87 mins City passing it well but nothing to show for it.
FT: Altrincham 1-2 Manchester City.
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