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Manchester City 1 - Sunderland 0

The City Of Manchester Stadium

5th November 2007 20:00

Attendance: 40038

Man City 1 Sunderland 0

Sunderland were narrowly beating by Man City when Stephen Ireland hit an exquisite volley from Darius Vassell`s cross.

Sunderland had the chances to win the game with Collins, Stokes, Leadbitter and Jones all guilty of missing good chances.

Collins narrowly missed his chance after Harte put in an good in swinging corner from the right Collins just couldn`t get the direction.

Stokes managed to place his header wide when Leadbitter`s cross was put over with pinpoint accuracy.

Stokes then teed up for a shot for Leadbitter when he maybe should had a go himself. Leadbitters shot was high and wide.

Jones then had a chance to put Sunderland ahead only for his left footed shot to be hit straight at the keeper.

Then like as always when Sunderland have a good spell the opposition go up the other end and score. Ireland volleying his effort home leaving Gordon no chance.

Sunderland Line Up 4-4-2

Murphy (Wallace)
Stokes (Chopra)

Subs not used

Darren Ward

Star Player

Danny Collins - He was solid at the back alongside Higginbotham.

Match Comment

How many times this season are we going dominate game only to concede a wonder goal? We need to start creating chances and converting them it has been apparent in recent games we don`t put enough quality crosses over for our forwards. We desperately need wingers who can beat their man and put a quality ball over.

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Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 6 2007

Time: 8:38PM

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Unlucky lads, tough game that should of been an easy one
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07/11/2007 12:17:00

if it's any consolation at least you lost to a cracking goal!
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09/11/2007 16:08:00

frustrating for all involved when you had enough chances to win that one and get three valuable points........
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20/11/2007 12:16:00


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