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Portsmouth
0 - 1
Manchester City

Barclays Premier League

Fratton Park

30/08/09

Attendance: 17,826

Referee: Howard Webb

PortsmouthManchester City
Adebayor (30)
Asmir Begovic     Shay Given    
Vanden Borre     Micah Richards     (60)
Younes Kaboul     Kolo Toure    
Aaron Mokoena     Joleon Lescott    
Nadir Belhadj     Wayne Bridge    
Michael Brown     Wright-Phillips    
Hayden Mullins     Stephen Ireland     (76)
Richard Hughes     (87) Gareth Barry    
Tommy Smith     (68) Craig Bellamy    
Frederic Piquionne     (73) Emmanuel Adebayor    
Niko Kranjcar     Carlos Tevez    
Substitutes
Jamie Ashdown     Stuart Taylor    
Nwankwo Kanu     (73) Nedum Onuoha    
Angelos Basinas     Pablo Zabaleta     (60)
David Nugent     (87) De Souza Robinho    
John Utaka     (68) Martin Petrov    
Joel Ward     Nigel De Jong     (76)
Hreidarsson     Vladimir Weiss    
Game Statistics
11
Goal Attempts
12
6
On Target
8
3
Corners
11
3
Offside
2
12
Fouls
7
2
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
43
%
57
Comments...
Next game - Arsenal.

Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday August 30 2009
Time: 3:52PM

Comments

0
11 corners away from home! The times they are a changin!
Johnny Baguette
30/08/2009 15:55:00
0
3 league wins on the bounce and 2 away league wins in a row. Long may it continue but things are about to get a whole lot harder in the next 2 matches and we need to start converting our chances or we will pay for it.
Kevinho
30/08/2009 16:03:00
0
A fascinating situation once the break is out of the road. The rags have two tricky away assignments before they face us. Spurs and Besiktas won't be pushovers. meanwhile, be interesting to see how The Gooners react at Eastlands to that morale sapping defeat at the swamp.
Johnny Baguette
30/08/2009 16:07:00
0
It's agood start but the form of the team (Given, Adebayor and Barry excepted) hasn't been consistently good enough to break into the Top . That needs to change in the next two games or City will be back to mid table.
Sindbad
30/08/2009 16:08:00
0
I agree with you Kev, we need to start being more ruthless in front of goal, starting next week would be a good time to put it to practise
SIR TROYSTER
30/08/2009 16:22:00
0
Kev, the more we play together the better it is going to be, don't for get these players have only been together for a matter of weeks, the teams we have met have have all basically been defensive and we have had to break them down to make them come out and play. The Rags and the Gooners will be different, they will come out thinking they are going to win, we just have to show them they are wrong.
buzz lightyear
30/08/2009 21:04:00
0
Great win. When we start geling better in the coming months we will be racking up 3+ goals in easy like todays.
enzo city
30/08/2009 21:44:00
0
One day we'll convert all our chances and somebody will get a stuffing.
Thaibluefan
31/08/2009 06:44:00
0
Going in to the match I was expecting a Pompey flogging, they played a little better than in past weeks got to be a little worring with the attacking players you bought.
TeddyLyon
31/08/2009 07:12:00
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