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Manchester City 1 - Blackpool 0

Barclays Premier League

City of Manchester Stadium

01/01/11

Attendance: 47,296

Referee: Mark Clattenburg

Manchester City
1 - 0
Blackpool
A Johnson (34)
 
 
Venue: City of Manchester Stadium
 
Attendance: 47,296
The Teams
Joe Hart
 
 
 
Richard Kingson
 
 
Jerome Boateng
 
 
 
Neal Eardley
 
 
Vincent Kompany
 
 
 
Craig Cathcart
 
 
Joleon Lescott
 
 
 
Ian Evatt
 
 
Aleksandar Kolarov
 
 
(58)
 
Stephen Crainey
 
 
Nigel De Jong
 
 
 
Ludovic Sylvestre
 
 
(46)
Gareth Barry
 
 
 
David Vaughan
 
 
Adam Johnson
 
 
 
Charlie Adam
 
 
Toure Yaya
 
 
(85)
 
Luke Varney
 
 
(82)
David Silva
 
 
(64)
 
Dudley Campbell
 
 
Carlos Tevez
 
 
 
Taylor-Fletcher
 
 
(74)
Substitutes
Shay Given
 
 
 
Mark Halstead
 
 
Micah Richards
 
 
 
Keith Southern
 
 
Pablo Zabaleta
 
 
(58)
 
Brett Ormerod
 
 
(74)
James Milner
 
 
(64)
 
Alex Baptiste
 
 
Wright-Phillips
 
 
 
Matt Phillips
 
 
(46)
Patrick Vieira
 
 
(85)
 
Rob Edwards
 
 
Jo
 
 
 
David Carney
 
 
(82)
Game Statistics
15
Goal Attempts
8
4
On Target
6
10
Corners
4
11
Fouls
9
0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
56
%
44




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Date:Saturday January 1 2011

Time: 5:11PM

Your Comments

Could and should have finished them off in the first half. Blackpool's fresher legs almost cost us in the second half but we stood firm and secured another shutout and a vital 3 pts.
eighthsin
How we didnt score 5 i will never know still the 3 points are bagged and another game of the season is gone!
mark.mcfc
No bookings!? Wow, Clatterburg almost had a decent game today. Should have wrapped this one up early, with Tevez particularly guilty of scorning at least 3 decent chances as well as the penalty. Must have been the orange boots he was wearing!
fifthcolumnblue
Well I was there and we bossed nearly the entire game except towards the end we became very complacent and Blackpool could have snatched an equalizer. We missed so many chances that I was waiting for the "Typical City" moment and if not for a couple of great saves by Joe, it might have been. Worryingly, we seemed to dry up as a unit after Silva's injury, I'm not sure we have an able backup for him, and wonder if we may try to buy one.
StuMCFC
Yeah we really started too become more unsure about ourself after Silva got injured and gave blackpool enough space and confident for them too start attacking.
BlueMan 87
There is no two ways about it Silva is the engine that drives us and without him we tend to cruise ....
Doody
 

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