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Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: City’s attackers combine well throughout

April 8, 2013
Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: City’s attackers combine well throughout

Manchester City produced a fine performance to record a rare victory at Old Trafford. Sir Alex Ferguson played two attack-minded wide players, with Ryan Giggs in the centre and Tom Cleverley only on the bench. Phil Jones continued alongside Rio Ferdinand in the centre of defence. Roberto Mancini left out Sergio Aguero, favouring Carlos Tevez as...
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Man City 2-2 Liverpool: Liverpool press nicely, Mancini’s formation switch helps City

February 4, 2013
Man City 2-2 Liverpool: Liverpool press nicely, Mancini’s formation switch helps City

Liverpool produced an impressive performance, but were denied a win by Sergio Aguero’s superb finish. Roberto Mancini was without both Vincent Kompany and Yaya Toure. In defence, he chose left-footers Matija Nastasic and Joleon Lescott together, something he’s tried to avoid this season. Edin Dzeko partnered Sergio Aguero, while James Milner was selected over Samir...
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Mancini’s switch puts City close to the title

May 6, 2012
Mancini’s switch puts City close to the title

It turned out to be the key substitution of the Premier League season. Samir Nasri off, Nigel De Jong on, and Yaya Toure higher up the pitch.
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Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City: City lose the midfield battle – and probably the title

April 9, 2012
Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City: City lose the midfield battle – and probably the title

Mikel Arteta’s long-range strike settled a match Arsenal could have won by more.
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Eight points on Manchester City 1-1 Napoli

September 15, 2011
Eight points on Manchester City 1-1 Napoli

Walter Mazzarri’s tactics should be commended after a disciplined Napoli side deserved their point at Manchester City.
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