Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Mancini: It should end in a draw

MANCHESTER - Manchester City coach, Roberto Mancini, dissatisfied with the defeat of his team received over Liverpool in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg on Thursday (12/01/2012) early morning hrs. The Reds managed to win a single goal by Steven Gerrard in the 13th minute first half.

In this match Liverpool did appear quite bright and better control of the game. Catastrophe came to The Citizen at the 12th minute when Stefan Savic violate Daniel Agger in the penalty box and referee Lee Mason immediately without hesitation menghaddiahi the Reds penalty.

Mancini also admitted if his team does not play well in the first round until subjected to pressure. However, the defeat ddia say this fight because of his squad left by some of its core players.

Therefore, ddia assess his team did not deserve to lose in this fight. When in the second half City could play better, the former Inter Milan coach is assessed a draw is the best for both teams.

"In the first half we did not play well enough because it could happen the first time. It's clear that we were playing without three key players and it is a difficult thing, but we did not deserve this defeat, "he said as quoted by ESPN, Thursday (12/01/2012).

"We really played poorly in the first half, but we are not supposed to have (defeat) this. The best results from this match is a draw, "said Mancini.

With this defeat The Citizens must win the game in the second leg next January 26. Roberto Mancini needs a victory by a margin of at least two goals to get through to the grand final of the Carling Cup this season. (


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