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Manchester City 4 - Swansea City 0

Barclays Premier League

Etihad Stadium

15/08/11

Attendance: 46,802

Referee: Mike Dean

Manchester City
4 - 0
Swansea City
Dzeko (57), Aguero (68 , 90), Silva (71)
 
 
Venue: Etihad Stadium
 
Attendance: 46,802
The Teams
Joe Hart
 
 
 
Michel Vorm
 
 
Micah Richards
 
 
 
Angel Rangel
 
 
Vincent Kompany
 
 
 
Steven Caulker
 
 
Joleon Lescott
 
 
 
Ashley Williams
 
 
Gael Clichy
 
 
 
Alan Tate
 
 
Toure Yaya
 
 
 
Leon Britton
 
 
(65)
Nigel De Jong
 
 
(59)
 
Stephen Dobbie
 
 
(65)
Gareth Barry
 
 
 
Kemy Agustien
 
 
David Silva
 
 
(82)
 
Nathan Dyer
 
 
(81)
Edin Dzeko
 
 
 
Danny Graham
 
 
Adam Johnson
 
 
(74)
 
Scott Sinclair
 
 
Substitutes
Stuart Taylor
 
 
 
Jose Moreira
 
 
Pablo Zabaleta
 
 
 
Andrea Orlandi
 
 
James Milner
 
 
(82)
 
Wayne Routledge
 
 
(65)
Aleksandar Kolarov
 
 
 
Leroy Lita
 
 
(81)
Stefan Savic
 
 
(74)
 
Luke Moore
 
 
Sergio Aguero
 
 
(59)
 
Joe Allen
 
 
(65)
Mario Balotelli
 
 
 
Mark Gower
 
 
Game Statistics
26
Goal Attempts
8
19
On Target
5
7
Corners
4
9
Fouls
2
0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
53
%
47
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: English football is in for a treat this season. The stunning explosion of supersub Sergio "Kun" Aguero onto The Etihad Stadium scene tonight was something to behold. He's got it all and then some. His second goal was a scorcher...But this was far from a one man effort as City had to work hard to raise themselves from the third gear they were stuck in for the duration of the Community Shield defeat. Edin Dzeko and David Silva worked tirelessly to lift the side after Swansea's bright, positive and admirable opening fizzled out into a City rout. The statistics bear out what could have easily been double figures as The Blues picked up where they left off in the Premier League last season with another clean sheet. There's little more to add save to say the momentum is back in City's young star studded sails. The Citizens could be looking at a very, very big season.




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Writer: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 15 2011

Time: 10:11PM

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Wow! To say I am envious of your strike force is an understatment, what a prospect you have in Aguero, I,m pretty sure you will have an eventful season, best of luck to you too.
Born&BredSpur
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15/08/2011 22:30:00

Wow! To say I am envious of your strike force is an understatment, what a prospect you have in Aguero, I,m pretty sure you will have an eventful season, best of luck to you too.
Born&BredSpur
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15/08/2011 22:30:00

Only 2 goals and an assist on his debut? What a waste of money.
fifthcolumnblue
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15/08/2011 23:30:00

P.S. Carlos who?
fifthcolumnblue
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15/08/2011 23:30:00

Only 2 goals and an assist on his debut? What a waste of money.
fifthcolumnblue
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15/08/2011 23:30:00

P.S. Carlos who?
fifthcolumnblue
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15/08/2011 23:30:00

4-4? lmao.
Muur
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16/08/2011 00:30:00

4-4? lmao.
Muur
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16/08/2011 00:30:00

Just read that the shots on target for City was the most for a PL team since Spurs beat Wigan 9-1.
Thaibluefan
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16/08/2011 01:47:00

Just read that the shots on target for City was the most for a PL team since Spurs beat Wigan 9-1.
Thaibluefan
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16/08/2011 01:47:00

What a season it promises to be!!!!
Doody
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16/08/2011 02:40:00

What a season it promises to be!!!!
Doody
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16/08/2011 02:40:00

City had more shots on target than the old Sky4 combined this weekend. Hats off to the Swans keeper Vorm for a great display, the one he saved from Yaya's indirect free kick was incredible.
Bluedub
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16/08/2011 09:24:00

City had more shots on target than the old Sky4 combined this weekend. Hats off to the Swans keeper Vorm for a great display, the one he saved from Yaya's indirect free kick was incredible.
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