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Manchester City 1 - Chelsea 3

CoMS

Saturday September 13

Attendance: 47,331

Referee: Mark Halsey

Manchester City
1 - 3
Chelsea
Robinho (13)
 
Carvalho (16) Lampard (53 ) Anelka (69)
 
Venue: CoMS
 
Attendance: 47,331
The Teams
Joe Hart
 
 
 
Petr Cech
 
 
Pablo Zabaleta
 
 
 
Jose Bosingwa
 
 
Micah Richards
 
 
 
John Terry
 
 
Richard Dunne
 
 
 
Ricardo Carvalho
 
 
Michael Ball
 
 
(84)
 
Ashley Cole
 
 
Wright-Phillips
 
 
 
John Mikel Obi
 
 
Dietmar Hamann
 
 
(61)
 
Frank Lampard
 
 
Vincent Kompany
 
 
 
Deco
 
 
Stephen Ireland
 
 
 
Joe Cole
 
 
(70)
Robinho
 
 
 
Nicolas Anelka
 
 
(79)
Jo
 
 
 
Florent Malouda
 
 
(70)
Substitutes
Kasper Schmeichel
 
 
 
Henrique Hilario
 
 
Elano
 
 
 
Branislav Ivanovic
 
 
Javier Garrido
 
 
 
Didier Drogba
 
 
(70)
Fernandes Gelson
 
 
(61)
 
Wayne Bridge
 
 
Ched Evans
 
 
 
Salomon Kalou
 
 
Tal Ben-Haim
 
 
 
Alex
 
 
(79)
Daniel Sturridge
 
 
(84)
 
Juliano Belletti
 
 
(70)
Game Statistics
13
Goal Attempts
18
7
On Target
8
8
Corners
5
0
Offside
3
14
Fouls
10
0
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
1
48
%
52




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Date:Saturday September 13 2008

Time: 7:47PM

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I thought you were supposed to be good now that you've got all that money?
paddockboy
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13/09/2008 20:00:00

Now that has to be the w*nkiest post we've had for a while! Class! The takeover was only last week you know. Now we know what we have to aim for and should remember the years it took Chelski to get to this compact outfit. If we can keep mixing our Academy lads with the right international stars, we'll be well set for the future. Showed great promise. But what was the Terry Cech square off about?
Johnny Baguette
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13/09/2008 20:16:00

LOL..Chelsea ended up second in the first season after the take-over and became champions in the subsequent season..but - on compassionate grounds - i'll try to not rub it in too hard: you will neither be champions, nor second (actually i don't even rate you as capable of ending up in the top 6)..you were soo poor today, and the only reason for the comparetively low defeat was this embarrassment of a referee! And, to be honest, I don't expect the arabs to stay in manchester for too long..I guess they lack football competence to figure out that a team of your calibre is not capable of penetrating the mighty top 4! Reason? Because top football players won't join you no matter which financial seduction you will offer..They'd rather play for Barca, Man Utd, Chelsea, Milan etc enjoying instant success..Btw: Robinho sucked!
chelsey
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13/09/2008 21:38:00

Nonsense, of course. Chelsea were already a top four side before the oligarchs money came in. Check your history. I'll repeat my post for you from yesterday as you obviously never read it: "I cannot get over this unbelivably arrogant attitude from some Chelsea fans. I don't ever recall hearing it at the Bridge on our trips down there in the 80's or the 90's. All this my wallets bigger than your wallet. Embarrassing. Chelsey, you have to be reading too many tabloids. We want a team built around our Academy lads. Something the modern Chelsea fan has no concept of. Even the rags can say their European Champions sides were built around homegrown players. Loadsamoney etc...."
Johnny Baguette
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13/09/2008 22:50:00

The stats show very clearly that a 1-3 result flatters Chelsea. This game could have gone either way and next time we meet I expect we will beat Chelsea.
Sindbad
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13/09/2008 23:44:00

"The stats show very clearly that a 1-3 result flatters Chelsea." - 18 goal attempts for an away team. We deserved the win. Accept it.
chelseaforever
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14/09/2008 17:39:00

 

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