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West Ham 1 - Manchester City 0

Barclays Premier League

Upton Park

01/03/09

Attendance: 34,562

Referee: Mike Dean

West Ham
1 - 0
Manchester City
Collison (71)
 
 
Venue: Upton Park
 
Attendance: 34,562
The Teams
Robert Green
 
 
 
Shay Given
 
 
Lucas Neill
 
 
 
Micah Richards
 
 
(15)
James Tomkins
 
 
 
Nedum Onuoha
 
 
Matthew Upson
 
 
 
Richard Dunne
 
 
Herita Ilunga
 
 
 
Wayne Bridge
 
 
Valon Behrami
 
 
(43)
 
Pablo Zabaleta
 
 
Scott Parker
 
 
 
Nigel De Jong
 
 
(89)
Jack Collison
 
 
 
Vincent Kompany
 
 
Radoslav Kovac
 
 
(83)
 
Stephen Ireland
 
 
David Di Michele
 
 
(87)
 
Craig Bellamy
 
 
(66)
Carlton Cole
 
 
 
Robinho
 
 
Substitutes
Jan Lastuvka
 
 
 
Joe Hart
 
 
Walter Lopez
 
 
(87)
 
Valeri Bojinov
 
 
(89)
Savio Nsereko
 
 
(43)
 
Elano
 
 
(66)
Jonathan Spector
 
 
(83)
 
Darius Vassell
 
 
Freddie Sears
 
 
 
Javier Garrido
 
 
Junior Stanislas
 
 
 
Felipe Caicedo
 
 
(15)
Josh Payne
 
 
 
Glauber Berti
 
 
Game Statistics
13
Goal Attempts
9
9
On Target
2
5
Corners
7
3
Offside
0
14
Fouls
20
2
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
55
%
45




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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 1 2009

Time: 2:46PM

Your Comments

Parker should of been sent off today. There were at least 2 bookable challenges after his 1st yellow. As for the game. We created 4 good chances and wasted them... WH created one good chance and finished it. First half we were poor... Second half we were the better team by a distance. Oh well... back to the drawing board. Nice to see the Boj make an appearance at the end though. On a side note - Bridge's best game for us this... looked good defensively and good going forward.
MCFC_Goatboy
Parker should of been sent off today. There were at least 2 bookable challenges after his 1st yellow. As for the game. We created 4 good chances and wasted them... WH created one good chance and finished it. First half we were poor... Second half we were the better team by a distance. Oh well... back to the drawing board. Nice to see the Boj make an appearance at the end though. On a side note - Bridge's best game for us this... looked good defensively and good going forward.
MCFC_Goatboy
The shots on target do not reflect our performance today, especially in the second half, when i thought we totally outplayed them. Missed chances cost us the game today along with one bad mistake from Given.
Thaibluefan
The shots on target do not reflect our performance today, especially in the second half, when i thought we totally outplayed them. Missed chances cost us the game today along with one bad mistake from Given.
Thaibluefan
the stats dont lie and prove we was second best everywhere andgoat i agree mate parker should have gone.
bluemooner_mcfc
the stats dont lie and prove we was second best everywhere andgoat i agree mate parker should have gone.
bluemooner_mcfc
it comes to something when i vote a sub who came on for the last couple of mins as MOTM.
bluemooner_mcfc
it comes to something when i vote a sub who came on for the last couple of mins as MOTM.
bluemooner_mcfc
We were out played and without substance. I just wish our players would sort it out.
Tudor
We were out played and without substance. I just wish our players would sort it out.
Tudor
We play the same way every game so everyone knows how to defend against us, as Hughes would say "park a bus in front of the goal". Why don't we try something different? We don't seem to try get teams on the break anymore, we get to the attacking third let the opposition get back then play the ball back to our defence. We have good enough players to be better than this!!!!! Good to see Boj back.
romancity
We play the same way every game so everyone knows how to defend against us, as Hughes would say "park a bus in front of the goal". Why don't we try something different? We don't seem to try get teams on the break anymore, we get to the attacking third let the opposition get back then play the ball back to our defence. We have good enough players to be better than this!!!!! Good to see Boj back.
romancity
Good that Bojinov got on. Can't think of any other pluses.
kennyclementstache
Good that Bojinov got on. Can't think of any other pluses.
kennyclementstache
I agree Parker was a red card waiting to happen except it didn't ?????
Doody
I agree Parker was a red card waiting to happen except it didn't ?????
Doody
 

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