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  • Sunderland 1-0 Manchester City:Darren Bent penalty

    After defeat Liverpool's 3-0 in the second week, Manchester City, even sluggish in the third week. Visit to the headquarters of Sunderland, Sunday (29/08/2010) , The Citizens lost 0-1 due to Darren Bent penalty.

    The defeat was quite suffocating for the City, because the penalties are created when Bent had entered the game 90 minutes (injury time). City itself more control of the ball, which is 57:43, but none of fruitful opportunities they created into goals.

    In early action, precisely in the sixth minute, Sunderland could get a chance. Free kick Ahmed Al-Muhammadi was greeted with a powerful header by Bent in front of goal City. But still widened header with just beside the goal.

    A minute later turn to Al-Muhammadi own that have a chance. Unfortunately for him, his hard shot bounced over the crossbar.

    City replied by attacking its flagship, Carlos Tevez, in minute 16. After receiving a pass from Yaya Toure, Argentine bomber immediately release the kick hard. The result? The ball bounced over the goal.

    Four minutes later, Vincent Kompany off a kick from inside the Sunderland penalty box. These opportunities do not produce anything for the City due to kick Kompany could still be blocked.

    Tevez again get a chance at minute 29. But again failed. Kick this time the same boat as Kompany: Blocked. The first round ends with the position 0-0.

    In second half action, the City still continued to try to dismantle the defense Sunderland. But the result is still nil. The inclusion of three players attacking type: Emmanuel Adebayor, David Silva and Jo did not help much.

    When the game seemed to end with the position 0-0, Micah Richards actually committing an offense within his own penalty box. Bent fruiting Tekelnya against the yellow card for him and a penalty for Sunderland.

    This opportunity is not removed by Bent. Calmly, he easily defeat goalkeeper Joe Hart. Sunderland had the right to earn three points.

    Team Line-up:

    Sunderland: Simon Mignolet, Titus Bramble, Michael Turner (Phil Bardsley 45), Anton Ferdinand, Kieran Richardson, Lee Cattermole, Jordan Henderson, Steed Malbranque, Ahmed Al-Muhammadi, Darren Bent, Fraizer Campbell (Danny Welbeck 45).

    Manchester City: Joe Hart, Vincent Kompany, Kolo Toure, Joleon Lescott (Emmanuel Adebayor 75), Micah Richards, Gareth Barry, Nigel De Jong, Yaya Toure, James Milner, Adam Johnson (David Silva 81), Carlos Tevez (Jo 90) .


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