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Manchester united 1 - Manchester CITY 6

FA Barclays Premier League

The Swamp

23/10/11

Attendance: 75, 487

Referee: Mark Clattenburg

Manchester united
1 - 6
Manchester CITY
Fletcher 81
 
Balotelli, 22, 60, Aguero 69, Dzeko 90, 90, Silva 90
 
Venue: The Swamp
 
Attendance: 75, 487
The Teams
De Gea
 
 
 
Hart
 
 
Smalling
 
 
 
Richards
 
 
Ferdinand
 
 
 
Clichy
 
 
Evans
 
 
 
Kompany capt.
 
 
Evra capt.
 
 
 
Lescott
 
 
Nani
 
 
65
 
Aguero
 
 
75
Fletcher
 
 
 
Y Toure
 
 
Anderson
 
 
66
 
Barry
 
 
Young
 
 
 
Milner
 
 
89
Rooney
 
 
 
Silva
 
 
Welbeck
 
 
 
Balotelli
 
 
70
Substitutes
Lindegaard
 
 
 
Pantilimon
 
 
Jones
 
 
66
 
Zabaleta
 
 
Berbatov
 
 
 
Dzeko
 
 
70
Park
 
 
 
Kolarov
 
 
89
Hernandez
 
 
65
 
Nasri
 
 
75
Da Silva
 
 
 
K Toure
 
 
Valencia
 
 
 
De Jong
 
 
Game Statistics
11
Goal Attempts
22
8
On Target
12
7
Corners
4
15
Fouls
11
4
Yellow Cards
3
1
Red Cards
47
%
53
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: Planet Blue witnessed the completion of a steadily accumulated power shift across Manchester football today. The sight of the ashen faced Glazer brothers, their hopelessly leaderless, indisciplined players, the distraught Taggart and swathes of empty red seats said it all as the noisiest of travelling hordes milked this stunning shockwave of a victory for all it's worth...If Roberto Mancini thought he might have begun to reach legendary status in Manchester through a Cup Semi Final win, an FA Cup win and realising the holy grail of Champions League football, then this record breaking win will cast any doubt aside for the dapper City gaffer who as ever was a class act in post match reaction after nailing the Stretford bin man for tactics again...and the fact today is that the ageing Ferguson will not get that many more chances to attempt to avenge this total humiliation - squad against squad, he hasn't got a prayer...The united supporters who clung to their Community Shield win against a third gear City knew defeat was coming as liddle ciddy's continued resurgence just wouldn't go away but none of them could have expected a rout of the proportions City's mercenaries dished out in their own backyard...This was as controlled and measured a performance as you will see all season. City's smouldering latent power spearheaded by Mario Balotelli once unleashed ripped the united rearguard to shreds and in point of fact it could have been 10. City have now scored a sensational 33 goals in 9 league games. The Citizens total for the whole of last season was 60... The only outstanding question now is what will a legion of learned punters and anti-City brigade hacks come up with to explain away a stunning result that has resounded not only throughout Europe, but all around the world...Wolverhampton Wanderers, YOU are next.




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Date:Sunday October 23 2011

Time: 3:29PM

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Beautiful, simply beautiful.
fifthcolumnblue
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23/10/2011 15:36:00

On behalf of all Chelsea fans around the world: Thank you! Words can't even describe what I've just witnessed.
xypher
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23/10/2011 15:37:00

Silva's last pass is one of the best I've ever seen in world football. Can't say much else right now, my head is buzzing!
StuMCFC
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23/10/2011 15:41:00

Footballing masterclass. Why always Mario? LMFAO!
Bluedub
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23/10/2011 15:41:00

Thank you Man City... Thats a reprieve for us.. Sincerely,. Arsenal
Sajit
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23/10/2011 15:43:00

The blue moon is rising!! Very happy about the result, sick of Man Utd fans thinking there unbeatable, they were crushed and nowhere on city's level. Screw the red nose gum chewing turd!
P.Avfc
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23/10/2011 15:49:00

Simply Magnificent.
luffy#9
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23/10/2011 17:21:00

The Ultimate Joy of Six
Johnny Baguette
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23/10/2011 18:11:00

I heard it was a gang rape...6 0n 1!!
Naijagunner
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23/10/2011 18:36:00

Samaritans have set up a special number for concerned rags 0161 161616. Red nose thought he could deal with us and the fans are using pants Evans and the sending off as the excuse. Total humilation will do that to you, I guess.
Barney Daniels
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23/10/2011 19:52:00

I think I might have a little cry with joy. Do I feel giddy or what. Great performance, great win and what a great day. CTID.
tudor
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23/10/2011 20:16:00

Love the emergency number Barney - ironic that the Manchester STD code is 0161
Thaibluefan
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24/10/2011 01:52:00

Love the emergency number Barney - ironic that the Manchestes STD code is 0161
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24/10/2011 01:52:00

 

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