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Manchester City
4 - 2
WBA

Barclays Premier League

CoMS

19/04/09

Attendance: 40,072

Referee: Mike Jones

Manchester CityWBA
Robinho (8) Onuoha (21) Elano pen (56) Sturridge (90) Brunt (37, 54)
Shay Given     Scott Carson    
Pablo Zabaleta     Gianni Zuiverloon    
Nedum Onuoha     Abdoulaye Meite    
Richard Dunne     Jonas Olsson    
Wayne Bridge     Paul Robinson    
Nigel De Jong     James Morrison     (66)
Vincent Kompany     Jonathan Greening    
Stephen Ireland     Robert Koren     (62)
Blumer Elano     (74) Graham Dorrans     (62)
Felipe Caicedo     (58) Chris Brunt    
De Souza Robinho     (84) Marc A, Fortune    
Substitutes
Joe Hart     Dean Kiely    
Micah Richards     Andrade F. Teixeira    
Javier Garrido     Iglesias B. Valero     (62)
Martin Petrov     (84) Jay Simpson     (62)
Gelson Fernandes     (74) Ryan Donk    
Ched Evans     Youssouf Mulumbu     (66)
Daniel Sturridge     (58) Chris Wood    
Game Statistics
19
Goal Attempts
26
12
On Target
17
6
Crosses
18
3
Corners
9
1
Offside
3
18
Fouls
14
1
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
49
%
51

Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday April 19 2009
Time: 6:03PM

Comments

0
they had 26 attempts and 17 on target...wow and only for bad finishing and even good defending from ned and dunney they would have battered us on chances. we rode our luck today but thankfully it was our day for a change.
bluemooner_mcfc
19/04/2009 18:11:00
0
they had 26 attempts and 17 on target...wow and only for bad finishing and even good defending from ned and dunney they would have battered us on chances. we rode our luck today but thankfully it was our day for a change.
bluemooner_mcfc
19/04/2009 18:11:00
0
40 odd goal attempts and the rags and Everton could only muster half those efforts in 120 minutes of the Wembley semi final greedfest.
Johnny Baguette
19/04/2009 18:35:00
0
40 odd goal attempts and the rags and Everton could only muster half those efforts in 120 minutes of the Wembley semi final greedfest.
Johnny Baguette
19/04/2009 18:35:00
0
Thank goodness it is the result that counts and not the stats. I knew they played well but did not realise they had 26 shots
Doody
19/04/2009 19:45:00
0
Thank goodness it is the result that counts and not the stats. I knew they played well but did not realise they had 26 shots
Doody
19/04/2009 19:45:00
0
Hughes should weigh these stats well. If he thinks a first team squad of 25 players can run the course of a successful season he is clearly wrong. We're all letting the coaching staff off the hook by saying players are tired. We had disasters in both the FA and League Cup competitions. Next season we will need a first team squad of 35 -- not 25, to compete on all fronts. Or the excuses about tired players will be what we get next season too. WBA were the better team today. We got lucky for a change.
Sindbad
19/04/2009 20:01:00
0
Hughes should weigh these stats well. If he thinks a first team squad of 25 players can run the course of a successful season he is clearly wrong. We're all letting the coaching staff off the hook by saying players are tired. We had disasters in both the FA and League Cup competitions. Next season we will need a first team squad of 35 -- not 25, to compete on all fronts. Or the excuses about tired players will be what we get next season too. WBA were the better team today. We got lucky for a change.
Sindbad
19/04/2009 20:01:00
0
As Mark Twain famously said there are lies. lies damn lies, and statistics. They mean nothing anyone remember that 0 - 0 score draw with Spurs a few years back when Wanchope missed 7 one-on-ones and City had 30 attempts on target? They mean nothing, only stat that does is 4 - 2.
jackblue
19/04/2009 20:27:00
0
As Mark Twain famously said there are lies. lies damn lies, and statistics. They mean nothing anyone remember that 0 - 0 score draw with Spurs a few years back when Wanchope missed 7 one-on-ones and City had 30 attempts on target? They mean nothing, only stat that does is 4 - 2.
jackblue
19/04/2009 20:27:00
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