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Manchester City
1 - 0
Blackpool

Barclays Premier League

City of Manchester Stadium

01/01/11

Attendance: 47,296

Referee: Mark Clattenburg

Manchester CityBlackpool
A Johnson (34)
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

Writer:Tudor
Date:Saturday January 1 2011
Time: 5:11PM

Comments

0
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
01/01/2011 17:34:00
0
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
01/01/2011 18:17:00
0
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
01/01/2011 18:29:00
0
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
01/01/2011 19:14:00
0
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
01/01/2011 22:30:00
0
There is no two ways about it Silva is the engine that drives us and without him we tend to cruise ....
Doody
02/01/2011 05:23:00
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