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Man C v Villa - 25/9/12 - Capital One Cup

Man C v Villa - 25/9/12 - Capital One Cup

All the team news for tonight's Capital One Cup clash against Manchester City.

The Etihad Stadium - 7.45pm

Man City:

Pantillimon, Nastasic, Toure, Rodwell, Milner, Barry, Kolarov, Razak, Tevez, Suarez, Balotelli.

Subs:

Wright, Lescott, Evans, Helan, Sinclair, Dzeko, Scapuzzi.

Villa:

Given, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Bennett, El Ahmadi, Delph, N'Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Weimann, Benteke.

Subs:

Guzan, Baker, Bent, Albrighton, Lichaj, Herd, Bannan.

Pre match polls shows most are being realistic about our chances in this game.

34% of members went for the win, with a whopping 66% expecting us to depart the cup at this stage.

Man City Forum Thread.

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Tuesday September 25 2012
Time: 7:02PM

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Hmmmmmmmm. Bent gets DROPPED and not even on from the bench and we beat the 90% fully strength league champions at their place!!! Gabby has scored twice as much with much less game time. As I've said previously, it allows the rest to play by dropping the excess baggage who's incapable of pulling his weight. Bannan out aswell. Damn I hate being right. No-one likes a smart arse ( except the smart arse himself .)
Villan444
25/09/2012 22:22:00
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Just what we needed after last weekend, great performance!
Callum_ws
25/09/2012 22:24:00
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Ha Ha Ha. OK 444 forced to give you that one. Bent was on the bench though. What a ficking great result. Still can't quite believe it.
chocolate teapot
25/09/2012 22:28:00
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The things I noticed: Gabby got 2 against the champs, the champs were at home, they were practically as strong as normal anyway, and villa knocked 4 past them. Quite a legendary result for this generation.
Avfc94 we do
25/09/2012 22:30:00
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Hang on to your hats for a Roller Coaster ride of a season. What a morale booster. A massive result.
Madirish
25/09/2012 22:32:00
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Nothing to bother you very often then, 444, if you hate being right - you mostly aren't ... :o)
BobTheBuilder
25/09/2012 22:33:00
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What a fantastic result and response from the weekend. lambert has got the steel that other so called managers never had. In the hat tomorrow night if we can beat the champions in their own back yard then we should fear no one!!
Guinnessvilla
25/09/2012 22:34:00
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Amazing what a bit of competition can do for the likes of Gabby and N'somnia. Lets do the same to the Bagheads on Sunday now. UTV. #believe.
Madirish
25/09/2012 22:36:00
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Okayyyyy. I'll take the bait...the team won...why turn it into a Bent gloat. Also, he's not dropped until the gaffer says he is dropped and I bet you he plays v WBA...agree re Bannan. I reckon Bent was RESTED ;-)...one could call it ROTATION?
koolbill
25/09/2012 22:36:00
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TOTALLY agree with Madirish. BobTheBuilder: now, now, that's not nice...even if you're right.
koolbill
25/09/2012 22:38:00
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