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Manchester City 1 - Reading 0

FA Barclays Premier League

Eitihad Stadium

22/12/12

Attendance: 47,007

Referee: Mike Dean

Manchester City
1 - 0
Reading
G Barry 90+3
 
 
Venue: Eitihad Stadium
 
Attendance: 47,007
The Teams
1. Joe Hart
 
 
 
1. Adam Federici
 
 
5. Pablo Zabaleta
 
 
 
2. Chris Gunter
 
 
28. Kolo Toure
 
 
 
5. Alex Pearce
 
 
33. Matija Nastasic
 
 
 
6. Mariappa
 
 
44. Karim Rekik
 
 
83
 
23. Ian Harte
 
 
86
18. Gareth Barry
 
 
 
11. Jobi McAnuff
 
 
14. Javi Garcia
 
 
57
 
8. Leigertwood
 
 
42. Yaya Toure
 
 
 
4. Jem Karacan
 
 
70
21. David Silva
 
 
 
16. Jay Tabb
 
 
16. Sergio Aguero
 
 
 
14. Jimmy Kebe
 
 
32. Carlos Tevez
 
 
73
 
7. Pogrebnyak
 
 
Substitutes
29. Richard Wright
 
 
 
41. Stuart Taylor
 
 
4. Vincent Kompany
 
 
 
3. Nicky Shorey
 
 
86
6. Joleon Lescott
 
 
 
9. Adam Le Fondre
 
 
10. Edin Dzeko
 
 
57
 
10. Noel Hunt
 
 
11. Scott Sinclair
 
 
73
 
17 Casper Gorkss
 
 
62. Abdul Razak
 
 
 
19. Robson-Kanu
 
 
7. James Milner
 
 
83
 
20. Danny Guthrie
 
 
70
Game Statistics
13
Goal Attempts
5
3
On Target
1
12
Corners
3
0
Offside
1
12
Fouls
16
2
Yellow Cards
3
73.2
%
26.8
Comments...
Buzz On The Spot- Guesting here trying to fill the boots of Johnny Baguette, who has gone Christmas shopping. Manchester City looking a lot like Santa Claus, ready to give Reading a Christmas Present of at least a draw and really looking like they were going to go home with a valuable point. Reading having the worst defensive record in the league had brought the bus with them today, as bottom Club visited the home of the Champions at The Etihad Stadium. Reading in previous games, had given it a go but today the tried to contain City and to their credit, they did so for more than 90 minutes and must be gutted to go home empty handed. In what was a contrant stream of attacking from City, they did what is becoming typical of City by never giving up,just before the final whistle, Barry popped up and nodded the winner, snatching away the present at the last moment running out worthy winners but it was a close thing. Stats courtesy of Sporting life/ Sky Sports/BBC




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Date:Saturday December 22 2012

Time: 5:35PM

Your Comments

10 shots off target, a little worrying?
RobsonGreensleeves
A lack of clinical edge, been a problem all season Robson. Not sure how we can fix it, shooting practice or buying yet another striker perhaps.
StuMCFC
No it's a tough one. You can't exactly invite teams onto you just so you can then break! It's probably a massive headache for Mancio.
RobsonGreensleeves
Their best play was the Goalkeeper with all bar one of the Royals a few meters infront of him for most of the match, that tells it all, it was just a question of breaking down the wall and scoring more than they did. You can't always run up a cricket score and that 1-0 wins are just as good as 1-6 they both win you 3pts.
Buzz Lightyear
Well done Buzz! They still need to know they are allowed to have a shot from outside the box but all in all against a solid defence we came out well. 3Pts is a good result of course it is, but we could be still seen to be sharper at moving the ball up the field.
Oziman
As the man says. 20 more 1-0 wins and City will retain the title!!
pedmachine
Top drawer, Buzzer! What an important goal that was!
Johnny Baguette
 

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