UK time is: 04:18:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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

Gordon
Nosworthy
Higginbotham
Collins
Harte
Leadbitter
Miller
Etuhu
Murphy (Wallace)
Stokes (Chopra)
Jones


Subs not used

Darren Ward
Kavanagh
Connolly

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 6 2007

Time: 8:38PM

Your Comments

Unlucky lads, tough game that should of been an easy one
pandapops
if it's any consolation at least you lost to a cracking goal!
merlin
frustrating for all involved when you had enough chances to win that one and get three valuable points........
ernshaw
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. smegma 15
2. Book Thief 12
3. thomas bjorn 8
4. Barry Green 6
5. Freaky Teeth 5
6. 8barcodes 5
7. andyj1973 4
8. Poyets Pet 4
9. roggy 2
10. mackem3773 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Liverpool 11 4 2 5 -1 14
12. Spurs 11 4 2 5 -2 14
13. WBA 11 3 4 4 -2 13
14. Sunderland 11 2 6 3 -7 12
15. Hull City 11 2 5 4 -2 11
16. Aston Villa 11 3 2 6 -11 11
17. Crystal Palace 11 2 3 6 -6 9

Breaking League News

Our Number One
Chelsea : 20/11/2014 18:53:00
Tell Us About Yourself - Kolagold25
Chelsea : 20/11/2014 18:47:00
Irvine - We Can Pull Off A Shock
WBA : 20/11/2014 18:25:00
Injury Boosts For Pearson
Leicester City : 20/11/2014 18:16:00
Villa Support 21st Minute Initiative
Aston Villa : 20/11/2014 17:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Giaccherini be allowed to join Napoli?
Suggested By:  
Yes, straight sale 60%
Loan first, then decide 0%
No. 40%