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Sunday, 19 August 2012

Manchester City Persistence Overcome Southampton Manchester City

Defending champion Manchester City have persistent resistance of the promotion team Southampton on their opening match in the Premier League on Sunday (19/8) afternoon.
EPl; Carlos Tevez, Manchester City v Southampton
City controlled the game by creating several chances, but was surprised that Southampton was able to reverse dropping into excellence. City has a tough mental lucky to win the match 3-2 thanks to goals from Samir Nasri, ten minutes from time.

The game has been running for ten minutes when City lost Sergio Aguero who suffer from problems in his right leg due to ditekel Nathaniel Clyne. After receiving treatment from the moment the medical staff, Aguero should be stretchered off the field. Edin Dzeko put in his stead.

City aggressiveness paid off in the 16th minute. Carlos Tevez dropped Jos Hooiveld in the penalty box when trying to receive feedback Samir Nasri. Unfortunately, David Silva missed a ball from the spot because of its execution is easy to read Kelvin Davis.

Failure adds confidence Southampton. Several times their defense can complicate the City players kick off in search of opportunities. Resistance was crumbling before the break.

40 minutes, Nasri give feedback breakthrough to Tevez. Argentina stocky striker was detached from the convoy and get enough time to put the ball toward the goal pole near Davis.

Despite continued attacking defense Southampton, City was able to add features to the first half ended. Tevez in a row and Dzeko missed opportunities to obtain.

City control of the game still dominated the second half begins. Four minutes walk, Dzeko pretty wasted movement Nasri from the left wing. Nasri's cross appeal is not executed to perfection by Dzeko, so the ball can be controlled by Davis.

52 minutes, turn Gael Clichy who waste the opportunity. Yaya Toure remove the bait crosswise to the direction of Clichy that ran in the second line. Clichy thin float kick over the bar opposite. Three minutes later, Silva's turn to do the same thing. This time the ball hit the crossbar.

Soton is surprisingly able to equalize in the 59th minute. Playing three minutes as a substitute Jay Rodriguez, Rickie Lambert grabbed a loose ball in front of the penalty box with a curved kick Joe Hart could not be reached.

68 minutes, Soton successfully back ahead. City replied to the failure of the attack counterattack by the players Soton. Steven Davis controlled the ball on the left wing and given a short course to Adam Lallana. Do not get shot angle, Lallana return the ball and direct kick was met Davis. Rushing the ball rolled into the left corner of Hart. As with Lambert, Davis also recently entered as a substitute three minutes before the goal.

This position did not last long. Starting at the corner kick after 72 minutes, there was chaos in the penalty box Soton. Dzeko was in the right position to grab a loose ball and equalized. A minute later, Mario Balotelli, who recently signed to replace Silva, throw away a chance at the far post while trying to complete the feedback Soton Nasri from a counterattack.

Nasri restore the lead City in the 80th minute. Clichy's cross cleared by Danny Fox try, but the ball right leads to the presence of Nasri. Without doubt the ball was kicked hard into the right corner of the goal. While celebrating a goal, Nasri showed T-shirt that reads the "Eid Mubarak". The Frenchman is certainly convey a message to the fans who celebrate Eid on the day of the game.

Southampton did not want to give up so easily with intensified attacks in the rest of the game. However, the position of 3-2 to the host did not change until completion.
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