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Manchester City 3 - Liverpool 0 - Stats

Manchester City
3 - 0
Liverpool

FA Premier League

The City Of Manchester Stadium

23/8/10

Attendance: 47, 087

Referee: Phil Dowd

Manchester CityLiverpool
Barry 13, Tevez 52 , pen 68
Hart GK     Reina    
Richards     Johnson    
K Toure     Skrtel    
Kompany     Carragher    
Lescott     Agger    
De Jong     Jovanovic     85
Y Toure     84 Gerrard    
Barry     Lucas    
Milner     Kuyt    
Johnson     Torres     78
Tevez Capt.     84 Ngog    
Substitutes
Given     Jones GK    
Zabaleta     84 Aurelio    
SWP     Pacheco     85
Adebayor     Kyrgiakos    
Silva     Maxi    
Vieira     Babel     78
Jo     84 Poulsen    
Game Statistics
8
Goal Attempts
13
3
On Target
7
5
Corners
4
1
Offside
3
12
Fouls
13
1
Yellow Cards
1
60
%
40
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: Make no mistake about it. Roy Hodgson's Liverpool gave it their best shot tonight. Each time they were able to raise their game to a more combative tempo, they found themselves outboxed by the most solid, resilient looking City side in decades. Other than that, outside of one repeat shot goalmouth melee that was brilliantly dealt with by the superb Joe Hart and his defensive troops, Liverpool were utterly outplayed in all areas of the park...Under the cool, calm gaze of City owner His Highness Sheikh Mansour and City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Roberto Mancini started the game with SIX England Internationals in his starting XI and every single one of them was outstanding...James Milner, on this scintillating evidence is in a different class to the hapless Stephen Ireland when the Irishman was at his best. Milner's inclusion brought a balance and cohesiveness to City's midfield that has not been seen when in the top flight since 1977...All talk of the side needing to gel was dispensed with as only the dominant YaYa Toure and Milner of Mancio's 6 signings this summer started the game...The next game cannot come quick enough now for an ecstatic Eastlands faithful. They will know now, as did the uneasily watching Taggart, Moyes, Bruce, Dalglish and Reid that City now have a carefully built platform from which to go from strength to strength.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday August 23 2010
Time: 10:26PM

Comments

0
Good result lads (like you needed me to point it out!!!!). I'm always pleased when someone beats the red*****e. Well done.
Chuckmeister_EFC
23/08/2010 22:35:00
0
Reckon Micah is going to be awarded the second, slow motions suggest Carlos didn't touch it and Micah said in his Sky Sports interview that he'll claim it. Either way, top notch performance! Feel a bit for the Dippers but can't feel too bad, we suffered like that for years and may still suffer more yet before we reach our destiny. CTID.
StuMCFC
23/08/2010 22:42:00
0
solid performance and clinical when we needed to be. Outplayed and outclassed a reasonably strong side and stated our top 4 credentials for all to see.
eighthsin
23/08/2010 22:57:00
0
OH.F*****G.YES. (and £84 won on skybet!!).
RobsonGreensleeves
23/08/2010 22:58:00
0
Well played guys, watched the hole game and fort when it hit 3v0. you slowed down just waited for the game to end, could of won by more. Liverpool tryed and failed!
Blitz
23/08/2010 23:06:00
0
James Milner= MOM.
me_innit
23/08/2010 23:16:00
0
Don't think anyone predicted 3-0 against Liverpool, myself included, yet we could have won by more. Superb performance, but don't let this performance fool you - yes we were good, at times very good - but we are still not the finished article, lord help the rest of the Premier League when we are!
fifthcolumnblue
23/08/2010 23:33:00
0
City's biggest win over Liverpool since 1937.
Johnny Baguette
23/08/2010 23:37:00
0
To think, this side hasnt even gelled yet...
eighthsin
23/08/2010 23:41:00
0
sweet win guys, after what we done to you ;) most of my friends follow loserpool or manure
123spurs
24/08/2010 00:06:00
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