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Wigan
2 - 1
Manchester City

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JJB Stadium

28/09/08 16:00

Attendance: 18,214

Referee: Steve Bennett

Wigan Manchester City
Valencia (16) Zaki pen (34) Kompany (22)
Chris Kirkland     Joe Hart    
Mario Melchiot     Pablo Zabaleta    
Titus Bramble     Micah Richards    
Emmerson Boyce     Richard Dunne    
Maynor Figueroa     Javier Garrido    
Antonio Valencia     Vincent Kompany     (90)
Wilson Palacios     Elano     (84)
Lee Cattermole     (53) Wright-Phillips    
Olivier Kapo     Stephen Ireland    
Emile Heskey     Robinho    
Amr Zaki     Jo     (74)
Substitutes
Michael Pollitt     Kasper Schmeichel    
Paul Scharner     Michael Ball    
Kevin Kilbane     Tal Ben-Haim    
Daniel De Ridder     Ched Evans     (74)
Henri Camara     Daniel Sturridge     (84)
Michael Brown
 
  (53) Gelson Fernandes     (90)
Jason Koumas     Dietmar Hamann    
Game Statistics
10
Goal Attempts
11
5
On Target
6
5
Corners
3
5
Offside
2
12
Fouls
21
3
Yellow Cards
4
0
Red Cards
0
51
%
49
Comments...
Referee:Steve Bennett. This bloke needs to go back to refereeing school. Some of his decisions were bizarre to say the least, even Sky's Andy Gray said so!!

Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday September 28 2008
Time: 7:09PM

Comments

0
18, 214 crowd. City's fans were absolutely dominant.
Johnny Baguette
28/09/2008 19:47:00
0
Shame the team weren't JB! Steep learning curve for Robinho, Jo et al!
oliverblue
28/09/2008 20:26:00
0
A see there were a few seats available in our end which means around 3500 plus City fans went to the game. Nice one lads.
Tudor
28/09/2008 20:35:00
0
Think that is 500 more than the Pie Eaters had!
oliverblue
28/09/2008 20:40:00
0
Very disappointing result after a lacklustre performance. Even so we should have ground out a draw, but when the referee swapped shirts with Zaki in the tunnel... Some stats which don't show here (but are reported on Sky) show City had 82.8% passing success, as opposed to Wigan's 65.7%. They also claim City had 66.3% possession and 52.4% territorial advantage! As I wasn't at the game I can't confirm these figures (TV highlights won't do of course). But it is indisputable that the Wigan forward line have all attended drama school in pre-season -- and Steve Bennett was auditioning for Wigan "Fan of the Month." As Mark Hughes told the BBC: "He (Bennett) got the penalty wrong, it was just a coming together and their lad (Wilson Palacios) dived theatrically." That said, damn good goal from Valencia... And Zaki had a very effective game.
Sindbad
29/09/2008 09:04:00
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