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Napoli 2 - Manchester City 1 - Stats

Napoli
2 - 1
Manchester City

Champions League

Stadio San Paolo

22/11/11

Attendance: 53,000

Referee: Mr Skomina

NapoliManchester City
Cavani (17,49) Balotelli (33)
Morgan De Sanctis     Joe Hart    
Salvatore Aronica     Joleon Lescott    
Andrea Dossena     (89) Vincent Kompany    
Hugo Campagnaro     Pablo Zabaleta     (85)
Paolo Cannavaro     Aleksandar Kolarov    
Christian Maggio     James Milner    
Walter Gargano     Toure Yaya    
Gokhan Inler     (59) Nigel de Jong     (70)
Ezequiel Lavezzi     David Silva    
Edinson Cavani     (83) Edin Dzeko     (81)
Marek Hamsik     Mario Balotelli    
Substitutes
Antonio Rosati     Costel Pantilimon    
Gianluca Grava     Gael Clichy    
Federico Fernandez     (89) Stefan Savic    
Mario Santana     Gareth Barry    
Blerim Dzemaili     (59) Adam Johnson     (85)
Goran Pandev     (83) Sergio Aguero     (81)
Giuseppe Mascara     Samir Nasri     (70)
Game Statistics
11
Goal Attempts
16
5
On Target
8
3
Corners
5
1
Offside
2
10
Fouls
11
0
Yellow Cards
4
0
Red Cards
0
29.9
%
70.1
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Writer:danielqpr
Date:Wednesday November 23 2011
Time: 8:31PM

Comments

0
Them stats are incredible when you think how the game panned out. Napoli looked a constant threat save for the last 20 mins of the first half and that was with just 30% possession, an excellent counter attacking side.
Bluedub
23/11/2011 21:45:00
0
City made something like 600+ passes to Napoli's 200+. Not quite the battering the anti-City hacks would have the football world believe.
Johnny Baguette
24/11/2011 14:23:00
0
Still don't understand how we managed to get all the cards either - I know 2 of them were for dissent, ie free-kicks unjustly going to diving Napoli players, but still, there were no bad fouls from our side all night. I guess the Napoli game, just like the Bayern game where we had two stone-wall penalties turned down in the first 20 minutes, shows how effective an extremely vocal home crowd can be in swaying the referee's decisions.
fifthcolumnblue
24/11/2011 18:15:00
0
Kompany and Kolarov did put in a couple of bad ones at the end Fifth but I agree with you that the home crowd influenced the decision making of the ref, especially in the second half, just goes to show how important it is to raise the roof of the Etihad when we're at home. The ref to be fair to him did spot a lot of their play acting and waved play on but what gets me is I thought simulation is punishable with a caution, especially for repeat offences but I guess if refs were to caution everytime a player took a dive the Italian teams would have matches abandoned constantly as they would have so many sent off.
Bluedub
25/11/2011 07:56:00
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