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VMC Forum Man of The Match No.5 versus Napoli



He's here, he's there, he's every flipping where. Pablo Zabaleta never throws in the towel. He's the VMC Forum Man of The Match from a cracking game against Napoli...

There may have been the odd error along the way but his willing drive and commitment despite an early booking spoke volumes.

The transformed Edin Dzeko who was unlucky to be replaced by a bobbins Carlos Tevez ran Zaba close in the VMcers thoughts.

YaYa Toure's lung bursting runs, Aleks Kolarov's broken nosed howitzer and an excellent Joleon Lescott performance all came in for recognition.

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This way we'll get further accuracy over who is regularly putting in a shift for the City cause.

VMC Forum Man of The Match No.5 versus Napoli

Zabaleta 37.5%, 25pts
Dzeko 29.17%, 20pts
Y Toure 16.67%, 15pts
Kolarov 8.33%, 12pts
Lescott 8.33%, 12pts
Hart 0%
Kompany 0%
Barry 0%
Nasri 0%
Silva 0%
Aguero 0%
Clichy 0%
Johnson 0%
Tevez 0%

VMC Man of The Season Leader Board:

Edin Džeko 90pts
David Silva 65pts
Gareth Barry 42pts
Sergio Agüero 40pts
James Milner 30pts
Samir Nasri 30pts
Pablo Zabaleta 25pts
Adam Johnson 15pts
Yaya Touré 15pts
Mario Balotelli 15pts
Joleon Lescott 12pts
Aleksandar Kolarov 12pts

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

2007-2008 Elano Blumer
2008-2009 Stephen Ireland
2009-2010 Carlos Tevez
2010-2011 David Silva





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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 15 2011

Time: 6:59PM

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Hm I can't agree with this, he was very good defensively and got stuck in but we needed our full-backs to be dangerous and Zaba offered nothing much going forward, all of his crosses were poor. My MotM was Yaya personally, though Dzeko was very good too.
StuMCFC
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15/09/2011 19:39:00

Hm I can't agree with this, he was very good defensively and got stuck in but we needed our full-backs to be dangerous and Zaba offered nothing much going forward, all of his crosses were poor. My MotM was Yaya personally, though Dzeko was very good too.
StuMCFC
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15/09/2011 19:39:00

Joleon put in a good shift but Zab stood out with his drive, passion and true grit. A great performance.
tudor
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15/09/2011 19:49:00

Joleon put in a good shift but Zab stood out with his drive, passion and true grit. A great performance.
tudor
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15/09/2011 19:49:00

I had Dzeko with Yaya a very close second.....Dzeko continues to impress and Yaya was a rock in the middle...
Doody
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15/09/2011 21:31:00

I had Dzeko with Yaya a very close second.....Dzeko continues to impress and Yaya was a rock in the middle...
Doody
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15/09/2011 21:31:00

Zab had a good game and was close to MOTM, but just lost it to Yaya imho, but i think we may have been better equipped if Richards and Clichy were the full backs last night to get some speed in the defence to counter the attacking prowess of the Napoli forwards...and maybe they would not have scored, but that is a case of If's Buts AND Maybe's now....cracking game though.....
cityman51
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15/09/2011 21:57:00

Zab had a good game and was close to MOTM, but just lost it to Yaya imho, but i think we may have been better equipped if Richards and Clichy were the full backs last night to get some speed in the defence to counter the attacking prowess of the Napoli forwards...and maybe they would not have scored, but that is a case of If's Buts AND Maybe's now....cracking game though.....
cityman51
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15/09/2011 21:57:00

I'm a bit shocked by this one too to be honest. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Zab, but he was far from our best player last night in my opinion. Yaya got it for me as well.
bluebilly
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15/09/2011 22:58:00

I'm a bit shocked by this one too to be honest. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love Zab, but he was far from our best player last night in my opinion. Yaya got it for me as well.
bluebilly
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15/09/2011 22:58:00

I went for Zaba. He did a great job on Lavezzi in the first half and was commited in everything he did. I don't think there was really an outstanding performance on the night but equally no one played particularly badly.
bluedub
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16/09/2011 22:20:00

I went for Zaba. He did a great job on Lavezzi in the first half and was commited in everything he did. I don't think there was really an outstanding performance on the night but equally no one played particularly badly.
bluedub
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