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Manchester City 2 - Timişoara 0

Europa League Qualifier 2nd Leg

The City Of Manchester Stadium

26/8/10

Attendance: 23,542

Referee: Jorge De Sousa (Portugal)

Manchester City
2 - 0
Timişoara
Wright-Phillips, 43 Boyata 59
 
 
Venue: The City Of Manchester Stadium
 
Attendance: 23,542
The Teams
Hart (GK)
 
 
 
Pantilimon (GK)
 
 
Richards
 
 
 
Luchin
 
 
Kompany (C)
 
 
 
Alexa (C)
 
 
82
Zabaleta
 
 
 
Burca
 
 
SWP
 
 
 
Curtean
 
 
57
Adebayor
 
 
 
Sepsi
 
 
Silva
 
 
 
Axente
 
 
Vieira
 
 
 
Mera
 
 
 
 
 
Magera
 
 
46
de Jong
 
 
64
 
Contra
 
 
Boyata
 
 
 
Bourceanu
 
 
Substitutes
Given (GK)
 
 
 
Taborda (GK)
 
 
Johnson
 
 
 
Tameș
 
 
Barry
 
 
 
Scutaru
 
 
Lescott
 
 
 
Chiacu
 
 
82
Cunningham
 
 
64
 
Goga
 
 
57
Tévez
 
 
 
Zicu
 
 
46
Touré
 
 
 
Poparadu
 
 
Game Statistics
8
Goal Attempts
2
8
Corners
2
7
Fouls
10
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: The momentum is maintained. 4 games into the season, 4 clean sheets, 6 goals, three wins and a draw. Roberto Mancini will more than settle for that. The calm surefootedness that has descended upon Manchester City this late summer if anything made this game a non event. The Blues never got out of second gear and patiently controlled the game. Class told when Patrick Vieira, whose passing was stunning played a killer ball into SWP that effectively sealed the tie. Dedryck Boyata climbed and netted for his first senior goal which was richly deserved on top of an excellent performance that saw him earn the club's Man of The Match award. On this evidence City have terrific strength in depth and on top of the steady platform cautiously being built in the Premier League, are now ready to take on the group stage of the Europa League next month with almost the entire squad earning valuable playing time. Joe Hart and the ref won't get an easier fixture than last night's all season! Statistics courtesy Michel Platini




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Date:Friday August 27 2010

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Glad to see that the rest of the squad get a run out. Over the moon for young Boyata.
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It's good to see fringe players getting a run out!
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