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Wigan  2 - Manchester City 1

Barclays Premier League

JJB Stadium

28/09/08 16:00

Attendance: 18,214

Referee: Steve Bennett

Wigan
2 - 1
Manchester City
Valencia (16) Zaki pen (34)
 
Kompany (22)
 
Venue: JJB Stadium
 
Attendance: 18,214
The Teams
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!!




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Date:Sunday September 28 2008

Time: 7:09PM

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18, 214 crowd. City's fans were absolutely dominant.
Johnny Baguette
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28/09/2008 19:47:00

Shame the team weren't JB! Steep learning curve for Robinho, Jo et al!
oliverblue
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28/09/2008 20:26:00

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
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28/09/2008 20:35:00

Think that is 500 more than the Pie Eaters had!
oliverblue
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28/09/2008 20:40:00

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
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