City give Mancini winning start

Date published: Saturday 26th December 2009 5:09

Martin Petrov tapped home at the far post to put the hosts in front on 28 minutes at Eastlands before Carlos Tevez volleyed home just before the break to wrap up the points.

Yet Mancini will also have been aware it took two brilliant Shay Given saves, the first to deny Tuncay when the sides were still deadlocked, and another to turn away a ferocious James Beattie effort when the visitors were enjoying their best spell, for City to consolidate their place in the top six – and edge to within three points of third-placed Arsenal, who take on Aston Villa on Sunday.

Related Articles

HAVE YOUR SAY IN OUR FORUM

Comments

City give Mancini winning start

Date published: Saturday 26th December 2009 5:09

Martin Petrov tapped home at the far post to put the hosts in front on 28 minutes at Eastlands before Carlos Tevez volleyed home just before the break to wrap up the points.

Yet Mancini will also have been aware it took two brilliant Shay Given saves, the first to deny Tuncay when the sides were still deadlocked, and another to turn away a ferocious James Beattie effort when the visitors were enjoying their best spell, for City to consolidate their place in the top six – and edge to within three points of third-placed Arsenal, who take on Aston Villa on Sunday.

Related Articles

HAVE YOUR SAY IN OUR FORUM

Comments