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Sunderland V Man City

Sunderland
vs.
Manchester City

Stadium of light

31st August 2008

15:00

Sunderland welcome Man City to the Stadium of Light for this weekends fixture. Roy Keane`s side are looking to win their third game on the trot after beating Spurs and Forest last week.

Sunderland Team News:

Sunderland are without Steed Malbranque, Kenweyne Jones, Teemu Tainio and the suspended Michael Chopra.

Kieran Richardson is a doubt and will face a lat fitness test

Player to watch: Andy Reid

He was man of the match at Forest and is looking in good form.

Manchester City Team News:

Man City are without Valeri Bojinov, Benjani Mwaruwari and Darius Vassell

Sean Wight-Philips is expected to make his second debut after sign from Chelsea earlier in the week.

Player to watch: Elano Blumer

The Brazilian was City`s best player last season and we will have to mark him out the game to stand a chance of taking all three points.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last 6 league meetings with Man City on Wearside we have Won 2, Lost 3 and Drew 1.

Last time in the league at the Stadium of Light we lost 1 - 2 Manchester City`s

Darius Vassell stole the three points for City, his scuffed shot secured all three points for City. There other goal was a penalty which Elano scored. Our goal came from Dean Whitehead.

Ref Watch:

Chris Foy

Match Prediction:

2-1 Win

Next Fixtures:

Wigan V Sunderland
15:00 Saturday 13th of September 2008


Writer:KEV1N
Date:Saturday August 30 2008
Time: 10:02PM

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After losing to Newcastle, City could really do with another game against you soon. We need cheering up!
Sindbad
22/10/2008 17:25:00
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3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
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6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
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13 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
14 Burnley 35 11 6 18 39 -14
15 West Ham 35 10 9 16 39 -15
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