UK time is: 10:18:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

VMC's Some Might Say: Two Points Dropped

City lacked a ruthless edge up front at Chelsea. If unleashed, Rafa Benitez's horrible debut could have become a horror story. Post Match Reaction to the battle of Stamford Fridge...

Roberto Mancini:
'Games here are always hard but we played well while missing the last pass. We were too soft when we arrived near the box...you can play well, like we did, and not win the game. We had the better chances but I think that we lost two points. We dominated the first half, but the second half was not quite like that. It was difficult for them, but we played well. Last year we lost a good game, this year we took one point. I am not happy but I prefer this.'

Rafael Benitez:
'When fans are singing for me or against me I don not care. I want to change the perception. How will I do it? By working hard, doing my best and winning games. How many people do you need to write a banner? Maybe one and two to hold it up. I said I will concentrate on the game and will not pay attention to anything but the performances.
I have been here in England for eight years and I have heard a lot of things. They will see that I am a professional and I will try to my job to the best I can. I am sure we will win games and we will win games together.'


Vincent Kompany:
'I was on crutches just 48 hours ago. I wanted to play for the team. I had said that I wouldn't play if I couldn't give everything I had on the pitch. But I am happy I was able to take part, because it was not the most comfortable game.In the end it was a draw and as a defender I am happy with a clean sheet...that is what I am going to take out of the game. Our last performance against Real Madrid wasn't as bad as what the table shows at the moment. But this is another big game out of the way for us and we look forward to the other games and we feel that we can do enough to win a lot of games from here until the end of the season.'

CITY ON TWATTER:

Vincent Kompany:
'We had good spells and could have gotten more out of the game. Maybe a draw is not so bad after all. Massive thank you to our fans! #MCFC'

Kun Aguero:
'It was a tough rival and a rough field. We were missing some capacity to break through but we are still undefeated and in the race.'

Pablo Zabaleta:
'Dissapointed with a point, Chelsea is always a very tough team to beat away. but still unbeaten! Another clean sheet!'

UPCOMING FIXTURES
all times East Manchester

We 28 Nov 20h00 Wigan, DW Stadium, PL
Sa 01Dec 15h00 Everton, The Etihad, PL
Tu 04Dec 19h45 B Dortmund, Signal Iduna Park, CL
Su 09Dec 13h30 The rags, The Etihad, PL
Sa 15Dec 12h45 Newcastle, St James' Park, PL
Sa 22Dec 15h00 Reading, The Etihad, PL
We 26Dec 15h00 Sunderland, Stadium of Light, PL
Sa 29Dec 15h00 Norwich, Carrow Road, PL





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



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

The journalist

Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 25 2012

Time: 9:30PM

Your Comments

I guess Chelseadeserve credit for their defensive discipline. Rafa has obviously already made his voice heard but with the attacking trio they have in midfield you'd expect a bit more ambition, especially at home.
Bluedub
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Negredo Busts His Metatarsal (Monday July 21 2014)

City Head Out For US Tour (Monday July 21 2014)

Hearts 1-2 Man City (Saturday July 19 2014)

Toure Pledges To See Out Contract (Friday July 18 2014)

Falcao How? (Friday July 18 2014)

Negredo Not Looking For A Way Out (Wednesday July 16 2014)

City Announce 2014-15 Shirt Numbers (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Ten City Fixtures Switched (Monday July 14 2014)

Dundee 2-0 Man City (Monday July 14 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Buzz Lightyear 175
2. Bluedub 99
3. fifthcolumnblue 83
4. kennyclementstache 75
5. citizhun 56
6. Skoorb 52
7. Spooks 47
8. rojo2010 41
9. johnkelv 40
10. PhillyBlueMoon 34

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Vital Arsenal: Join The Debate/Twitter/FaceBook
Arsenal : 22/07/2014 10:12:00
Star Spangled Arsenal
Arsenal : 22/07/2014 10:10:00
Man United and Spurs chase Everton midfielder
Everton : 22/07/2014 10:00:00
Swansea City Are Becoming a Selling Club!?
Swansea : 22/07/2014 09:49:00
Cash & Sigurdsson Swap For Davies & Vorm to be Fin
Swansea : 22/07/2014 09:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  Site Staff
David Silva 8%
Pablo Zabaleta 44%
Edin Dzeko 4%
Yaya Toure 44%