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Manchester City
4 - 0
Leeds United

FA Cup Fifth Round

The Etihad Stadium


Attendance: 46,849

Referee: Mark Clattenburg of Tyne & Wear

Manchester CityLeeds United
Y Toure 5′ Aguero 15′ (pen), 74′ Tevez 52′
30 Pantilimon     12 Ashdown    
05 Zabaleta     02 Peltier    
13 Kolarov     04 Lees    
28 K Touré     15 Warnock    
33 Nastasic     08 Austin     77'
07 Milner     11 Varney    
14 Garcia     60' 14 White    
21 Silva     17 Brown     46'
42 Y Touré     25 Byram    
16 Aguero     81' 21 Diouf    
32 Tévez     64' 44 McCormack     46'
01 Hart     01 Kenny    
03 Maicon     64' 05 Pearce    
06 Lescott     18 Tonge     77'
22 Clichy     19 Norris     46'
08 Nasri     30 Hall    
17 Rodwell     60' 09 Morison     46'
10 Dzeko     81' 22 Habibou    
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Johnny On The Spot: A tremendously robust and professional performance from Manchester City left Leeds hopelessly outclassed. From the first whistle The Blues were at the visitors and bang on top of their game, maintaining complete control throughout...City were full of purpose and pressing and the Championship side who once played their football on a different planet never got a sniff...City's Argentine Ground Attack were in imperious form. Tévez and Aguero registered there 67th and 42nd goals in sky blue respectively, boding well for the intriguing visit of Chelsea next weekend...This result and performance in the face of an almighty banana skin backed by a week long tsunami of anti-City sentiment proved categorically that Roberto Mancini has his players on side and to the crestfallen likes of Danny Mills and a legion of vulture hacks, "Mancini" rang out around The Etihad Stadium. Chelsea, YOU are next. Stats Courtesy BBC Sport

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Sunday February 17 2013
Time: 4:01PM


Job done. Professional performance and a poke in the eye for the anti-City foamers. I don't doubt for one moment that they will continue to bitch and moan from the sidelines as they big up the next game as "Mancini really needs to win this one or he'll be under real pressure".....
17/02/2013 16:19:00
what happened to the red cards Clattenburg was supposedly going to be dishing out to City players today? not even a yellow.
17/02/2013 16:38:00
Clatters certainly handled that game well. When Browny was goading Yaya I thought here we go..and so did Mancio.
Johnny Baguette
17/02/2013 16:43:00
Man City manager Roberto Mancini: "I think it was really important to win this game. If you score two goals within the first 20 minutes it is easier, but the FA Cup is a difficult competition as Arsenal and Everton showed yesterday....We started well with intensity. I think the result is correct. Our strikers need to continue to score like they did today. If they do that, we can have other chances....I am happy to hear the fans chant my name as they are really important. When we lost against Southampton, our thoughts went to them as they deserve to win every game."
Johnny Baguette
17/02/2013 16:55:00
The "Mancini out" brigade in the media and amongst our fans will be reaching for the razor blades this evening. As comprehensive a victory as we could have hoped for, bring on Barnsley
17/02/2013 18:09:00
that was a most professional game City have played for a long time, Leeds never had a sniff, and got what they deserved, NOTHING, so lets hope this is a catalyst for the future WITH Bobby Mancini..... Well done Blues.
17/02/2013 21:00:00
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