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West Brom  1 - Manchester City 2

Premier League

The Hawthorns

October 20th, 15:00

Attendance: 24891

Referee: Mark Clattenburg

West Brom
1 - 2
Manchester City
Shane Long - 66',
 
Edin Dzeko - 80', 90'+2
 
Venue: The Hawthorns
 
Attendance: 24891
The Teams
Foster
 
 
 
Hart
 
 
Olsson
 
 
 
Richards
 
 
Ridgewell
 
 
 
Kompany
 
 
McAuley
 
 
 
Lescott
 
 
Tamas
 
 
 
Clichy
 
 
Yacob
 
 
 
Milner
 
 
Morrison
 
 
72'
 
Nasri
 
 
Dorrans
 
 
63'
 
Barry
 
 
79'
Mulumbu
 
 
 
Yaya Toure
 
 
Long
 
 
82'
 
Tevez
 
 
83'
Fortune
 
 
 
Balotelli
 
 
63'
Substitutes
Daniels
 
 
 
Pantilimon
 
 
Popov
 
 
 
Zabaleta
 
 
Jara
 
 
 
Kolarov
 
 
83'
Gera
 
 
72'
 
Kolo Toure
 
 
Lukaku
 
 
82'
 
Sinclair
 
 
Odemwingie
 
 
63'
 
Dzeko
 
 
79'
 
 
 
Aguero
 
 
63'
Game Statistics
15
Goal Attempts
20
6
On Target
12
6
Corners
9
11
Fouls
15
4
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
1
39
%
61
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: A crucial win in the scheme of this campaign and thoroughly deserved. There's something about this group of City players. They don't like getting beat and that fact shone through at The Hawthorns and then some...But Mark Clattenburg. Never in a million years would he have sent off a Manchester United player in the borderline circumstances Jimmy Milner found himself in. Here is wisdom. Clattenburg has not refereed a single rag game since the 1-6 a year ago this weekend...Since then he has officiated 4 City games including two this season and has sent off 2 Blues in the process out of the 10 players he's sent packing since September last year. Maybe David Gill could give us the reasoning behind these facts?...Back to City and well played Blues. The squad are handily placed in the table for this stage of the season and head for Amsterdam this week on a high. Stats taken from the BBC website.




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Writer: Christopher Hooley Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 20 2012

Time: 5:04PM

Your Comments

Wonder how dominant we'd have been playing 11 vs 12 instead of 10 vs 12? Is it me, or is Clanger-burg auditioning to become a basketball ref? Because he seems to be fond letting hand-balls go without the appropriate punishment. Still, we proved we have what it takes to be Champions with a performance like that.
fifthcolumnblue
Wonder how dominant we'd have been playing 11 vs 12 instead of 10 vs 12? Is it me, or is Clanger-burg auditioning to become a basketball ref? Because he seems to be fond letting hand-balls go without the appropriate punishment. Still, we proved we have what it takes to be Champions with a performance like that.
fifthcolumnblue
In the same week David Gill becomes vice chairman at the fa,we get Tw*ttenburg again so soon after the Stoke farce.Coincedence?The Milner red might have been borderline,but can you honestly say any of the rags would have got a red for that.Apart from that,great performance from the lads except for the two slip ups from Kompany and Lescott.Also a point not mentioned by the media.We are now four points better off against the same teams than last season(Bolton last season,s'ton this).
giolib921
In the same week David Gill becomes vice chairman at the fa,we get Tw*ttenburg again so soon after the Stoke farce.Coincedence?The Milner red might have been borderline,but can you honestly say any of the rags would have got a red for that.Apart from that,great performance from the lads except for the two slip ups from Kompany and Lescott.Also a point not mentioned by the media.We are now four points better off against the same teams than last season(Bolton last season,s'ton this).
giolib921
Excellent spirit shown yet again. The Baggies had a purple patch after they scored for about ten minutes but we bossed the rest of it and got the deserved 3 points in the end.
Bluedub
Excellent spirit shown yet again. The Baggies had a purple patch after they scored for about ten minutes but we bossed the rest of it and got the deserved 3 points in the end.
Bluedub
I am sure Dzeko was booked aswell, but it was a brilliant win, a true test, the new comback kings, You can bet a few rags were jumping for joy when James Milner was sent off and we went behind, ony to bounce right back when Edin Dzeko came on and did the double and won us he three points.
buzz lightyear
I am sure Dzeko was booked aswell, but it was a brilliant win, a true test, the new comback kings, You can bet a few rags were jumping for joy when James Milner was sent off and we went behind, ony to bounce right back when Edin Dzeko came on and did the double and won us he three points.
buzz lightyear
 

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