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Newcastle United 0 - Manchester CITY 2

FA Barclays Premier League

Sports Direct Arena

6/5/12

Attendance: 52,389

Referee: Howard Webb

Newcastle United
0 - 2
Manchester CITY
 
Toure Yaya 70′, 89′
 
Venue: Sports Direct Arena
 
Attendance: 52,389
The Teams
26 Krul
 
 
 
25 Hart
 
 
02 Coloccini
 
 
 
04 Kompany
 
 
03 Santon
 
 
 
05 Zabaleta
 
 
06 Williamson
 
 
 
06 Lescott
 
 
14 Perch
 
 
74'
 
22 Clichy
 
 
04 Cabaye
 
 
 
18 Barry
 
 
10 Ben Arfa
 
 
74'
 
19 Nasri
 
 
61'
18 Gutierrez
 
 
 
21 Silva
 
 
85'
24 Tiote
 
 
82'
 
42 Y Toure
 
 
09 Cisse
 
 
 
16 Aguero
 
 
19 Ba
 
 
 
32 Tevez
 
 
70'
Substitutes
35 Elliot
 
 
 
30 Pantilimon
 
 
16 R Taylor
 
 
82'
 
02 Richards
 
 
85'
31 Ferguson
 
 
74'
 
13 Kolarov
 
 
15 Gosling
 
 
 
07 Milner
 
 
22 Marveaux
 
 
 
11 Johnson
 
 
25 Obertan
 
 
 
34 De Jong
 
 
61'
23 Sh Ameobi
 
 
74'
 
10 Dzeko
 
 
70'
Game Statistics
12
Goal Attempts
20
7
On Target
12
2
Corners
6
12
Fouls
7
4
Yellow Cards
3
44
%
56
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: The City juggernaut gathers lightning pace. Roberto Mancini and his close knit squad's reaction to being written off at Arsenal less than a month ago has been 5 straight wins including 15 goals scored and 1 conceded. Quintessential title winning form...The thundering momentum behind Mancio's men is immense now and regardless of what the rags do at home to Swansea, The Citizens have one hand on a holy grail unimagineable 3 years ago...Newcastle are a far better side than Stretford and so it showed today, but in point of fact The Magpies were never allowed to settle with Kompany and Lescott again imperious. Zabaleta and Clichy never stopped running and Hart when called upon was stunning...Silva kept a solid City together and in total control of the game until Newcastle's first shot on 28 minutes but the deep lying Blues were largely profligate with Tevez and Aguero just not quite firing...But cometh the hour, cometh the rag nemesis following Mancio's masterstroke substitution in sacrificing Nasri for De Jong so that Touré could start to charge forward. How the hacks scoffed at Touré's signing and salary but boy has he delivered for this club. Two clinical finishes later and Manchester edges closer and closer to a promised land that Planet Blue never ever thought it would see again. A brilliant, brilliant win.




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Date:Sunday May 6 2012

Time: 3:26PM

Your Comments

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!! Come on blues, one step away now!
StuMCFC
YESSSSSSSSSS
Bluedub
OH. *******. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RobsonGreensleeves
GET INNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
rojo2010
Anyone else think that newcastle might just be a wee bit over-hyped? Good team, yes, but we destroyed them and could have had 5 or six. Still hope they make the CL, but come on folks, only one team was going to win today.
fifthcolumnblue
Oh, and one more thing. YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYA!

Tourew. Only this. :D
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