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Middlesbrough
2 - 0
Manchester City

FA Premier League

The Riverside

29/10/08

Attendance:

Referee: Lee 'Clueless' Mason

MiddlesbroughManchester City
Afonso Alves pen 53, Gary O'Neil 90
Turnbull     Hart    
Wheater     Ben-Haim    
Riggott     Richards    
Pogatetz     Dunne    
Taylor     Onuoha    
Aliadiere     Kompany    
O'Neil     Wright-Phillips    
Digard     75 Ireland    
Downing     83 Elano     67
Tuncay     Robinho    
Alves     Sturridge     77
Substitutes
Jones     Schmeichel    
Emnes     Jo    
Arca     75 Garrido    
A. Johnson     83 Gelson     67
J. Johnson     Hamann    
Grounds     Evans     77
Walker     Berti    
Game Statistics
5
Goal Attempts
13
3
On Target
8
3
Corners
3
10
Fouls
15
1
Yellow Cards
3
41
%
59
Comments...
City had enough chances and the possession to be out of sight tonight, regardless of yet another garbage referee but again failed to show a ruthless edge when it counted. The Boro jinx continues. That cutting edge has to be discovered and quickly because we have an enormous amount of games to play between now and January. The squad will be stretched to the limit and the league table shows there is no margin for ever. A very disappointing night for The Blues and all credit to our travelling support.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Wednesday October 29 2008
Time: 10:14PM

Comments

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lots of chances.....nothing to show......speaks volumes......
lincolnblue
30/10/2008 07:49:00
0
Why tinker with the back four, when it was working OK.
Buzz Lightyear
30/10/2008 08:20:00
0
59% of the possession should never result in no goals. Not unless the posts and crossbar have been peppered. Thirteen goal attempts have to get a goal.
Sindbad
30/10/2008 10:46:00
0
13 attempts no goals.. I hope we go after one top striker in Jan and dont expect midfielders wingers to keep scoring most of the goals.
ArabianKnight
30/10/2008 10:49:00
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