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Man City pay heavy price for lack of spine

LONDON Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:15 am ISTManchester City players react after Burnley scored a second obje...

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Man City pay heavy price for lack of spine

  1. 1. Man City pay heavy price for lack of spine LONDON Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:15 am IST Manchester City players react after Burnley scored a second objective throughout their English Premier Organization football suit at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northern England December 28, 2014. Credit rating: Reuters/Phil Noble Chile's Volcano Villarrica has actually lately gotten in a more active phase. Complete Coverage LONDON (Reuters) - The lack of Vincent Kompany, Yaya Toure and also Sergio Aguero price Manchester City dear as they blew a two-goal result in draw 2-2 in your home to having a hard time Burnley on Sunday. The Premier League champs looked certain to reduce the gap on leaders Chelsea to one factor with a 10th succeeding gain in all competitions when they rose ahead via David Silva and Fernandinho yet they wilted in the 2nd half.
  2. 2. City have actually been winning games without damaged forwards Aguero, Edin Dzeko as well as Stevan Jovetic yet the loss of midfield eager beaver Toure showed way too much to handle simply 2 Days after beating West Bromwich Albion. "Perhaps gaining 2-0 we thought the video game was over yet until the last whistle the game is never finished," supervisor Manuel Pellegrini informed press reporters. "It is clear we couldn't keep the same strength in the 2nd half." Silva as well as Fernandinho put City on program for a comfortable victory over battling Burnley yet George Boyd pulled one back merely after halftime as well as Ashley Barnes struck a late equaliser for the site visitors. "The first objective was very important for them since they enhanced a lot and also had a a lot of count on," Pellegrini claimed. City powered right into an early 3-0 lead versus West Brom just before alleviating off on the method to a 3-1 gain in inadequate climate. "It is tough for all the teams-- specifically our group since we played on a quite heavy pitch versus West Bromwich in the last game-- to maintain the very same rate in the second half," Pellegrini stated. "We played well in the very first half, we were 2-0 up but in the second minute of the second fifty percent Burnley rack up a clear offside goal," he stated.
  3. 3. "Afterwards they scored their second from a rebound. However I am not saying we are regrettable. I am claiming, in football, just two balls can choose the score." The Chilean remained hopeful concerning preserving the title at the halfway level of the period. "Naturally after you are gaining 2-0, it is much more unsatisfactory to lose those get paid to draw tattoos 2 points yet we have all the 2nd round to view who will certainly be the very best group," he said. (Reporting by Ed Osmond, modifying by Pritha Sarkar) Tweet this Connect this Share this Digg this Email Print Reprints