Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Blackburn Rovers 0 - Manchester City 1 - Stats

Blackburn Rovers
0 - 1
Manchester City

FA Barclays Premier League

Ewood Park

25/4/11

Attendance: 23, 529

Referee: Andre Marriner

Blackburn RoversManchester City
Dzeko 75
Robinson     Hart    
Salgado     Zabaleta    
Samba     Kompany    
P Jones     Lescott    
Givet     85 Kolarov    
Emerton     De Jong    
Dunn     63 Barry    
J Jones     Johnson     72
Olsson     Y Toure    
Benjani     71 Silva     90
Roberts     Balotelli     83
Substitutes
Bunn (GK)     Taylor (GK)    
Kalinic     71 Milner    
Formica     SWP    
Pedersen     Dzeko     72
Rochina     63 Vieira     83
Hanley     Jo    
Diouf     85 Boyata     90
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
12
3
On Target
5
4
Corners
6
0
Offside
0
15
Fouls
16
33
%
67
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: To the eternal chagrin of the anti-City brigade, keyboard warriors, bitterest rivals, foaming pundits and "big four" mournful hacks, Manchester City are forging a strong team mentality and battling for an increasingly promising cause...The Blues have dismissed more straw clutchery in now losing that albatross of no league away win since Boxing Day that we kept hearing about ad nauseam. City have now recorded 24 clean sheets in 53 games. That's no messing and the Mancini message is clearly getting through...Desperate route one Blackburn away with enormous Champions League pressure weighing upon The Citizens was never going to be easy but the glaring statistic of 145 passes completed to Blackburn's pisspoor 35 in the first half shows the gulf in class that really should have seen City out of sight...Still, no injuries or suspensions shipped at Ewood Park and enormous relief will now resonate through Eastlands and Carrington on top of a wave of FA Cup euphoria with 6 competitive fixtures remaining in this long, hard working season...No reason now why City cannot have a real go at West Ham United on Sunday in a bid to drive a growing league advantage home. All of a sudden, 3rd placed Arsenal are 5 points ahead of City who have a game in hand. The next game can't come quick enough and it's time to start looking up again with relish.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Monday April 25 2011
Time: 9:57PM

Comments

0
Great goal from Dzeko, and well played by the entire team. Btw was it just me that thinks that Vinnie JUST did okay this game ? :S
BlueMan 87
25/04/2011 22:00:00
0
Perfect time for his first goal, well done Edin my boy! One step closer although, first 30 aside, that was the definition of winning ugly.
StuMCFC
25/04/2011 22:13:00
0
Great result, puts that bit of breathing space between ourselves and Spurs. We showed good resolve to see out that game, promising signs for the run in. Well in Dzeko, never doubted you for a second lad.
bluedub
25/04/2011 22:18:00
0
For the first 20 minutes we run Rovers ragged and then for some reason we took the foot of the gas. Not that it matters now as we WON! Well done lads.
tudor
26/04/2011 07:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Official Images Of What City Players Do Off Season

Manchester City players report back to training, except for those who have been on international duty on Monday 10 July, 2017. In the meantime what is everyone up to..

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Kyle Walker vs Dani Alves - Head To Head

Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker has been linked with a £40m move to Manchester City for months, however, with Dani Alves on the verge of reuniting with Pep Guardiola do you think..

Official Images Of Dani Alves Having Fun Prior To City Move

Prior to his Manchester City move former Barcelona and Juventus right-back Dani Alves is spending his summer holidays in Juazeiro, north east Brazil where he was born and raised.

Best of Vital Network

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

When will City confirm Dani Alves signing?
Suggested By: Dani Alves agent
Friday 23 June46%
Saturday 244%
Sunday 252%
Monday 269%
Tuesday 276%
Wednesday 280%
In a week's time4%
Sometime in July20%
Dani who?9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb72
2.johnkelv69
3.Buzz Lightyear60
4.Bluedub51
5.Rising30
6.citizhun28
7.Tudor28
8.kennyclementstache24
9.OziMan23
10.Brutto4
Vital Football Comment