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Crystal Palace 0 - Manchester City 2

Carling Cup R2

Selhurst Park


Attendance: 14,725

Referee: Darren Deadman

Crystal Palace
0 - 2
Manchester City
Wright-Phillips (50), Tevez (71)
Venue: Selhurst Park
Attendance: 14,725
The Teams
Julian Speroni
Shay Given
Nathanial Clyne
Micah Richards
Jose Fonte
Joleon Lescott
Patrick McCarthy
Kolo Toure
Clint Hill
Wayne Bridge
Darren Ambrose
Shaun Derry
Stephen Ireland
Neil Danns
Gareth Barry
Alassane N'Diaye
De Souza Robinho
Victor Moses
Emmanuel Adebayor
Freddie Sears
Carlos Tevez
Darryl Flahavan
Stuart Taylor
Nick Carle
Nedum Onuoha
Sean Scannell
Pablo Zabaleta
Matthew Lawrence
Martin Petrov
Alan Lee
Nigel De Jong
Danny Butterfield
Craig Bellamy
Ryan Smith
Vladimir Weiss
Game Statistics
On Target
Yellow Cards
Red Cards
The Carling Cup third round draw takes place this Saturday, 29 August at midday. Sky Sports will broadcast the draw, live.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 27 2009

Time: 10:15PM

Your Comments

Even though we have the better players now we still have the lions share of the possession (59%) as well as being more direct.
For all that possession, we could only muster 2 goals and that was credit to the Crystal Palace defence who defended brilliantly, but eventually ran out of steam. I wonder how long they can hang onto their goal keeper, who was top class in their goal as was Shay Given at the other end. Tevez shone for the outfielders and topped the display with a headed goal.
Buzz Lightyear
Buzz - I said during the game last night that I consider Speroni as top class and that it was beyond me why he is not playing at a higher level. Although he deserves to be a No. 1 choice wherever he is, I'd be more confident if he was our no. 2 keeper rather than Taylor!

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