Monday, August 26, 2013

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini warns striker Edin Dzeko

Manchester City Upset by Cardiff; Tottenham Beats Swansea (1)

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini admits that he has warned striker Edin Dzeko to rediscover his best form if he wants to be a big part of his plans this season. Despite failing to find the net, the 27-year old put in a man of the match display in City's opening 4-0 win over Newcastle United following a frustrating time during the last campaign. Pellegrini boosted his striking options during the summer by signing Stevan Jovetic agen judi bola terpercaya Alvaro Negredo, but he says that Dzeko can still lead the line for City if he starts scoring. "I told him that if he wants to stay here we must see the player Manchester City bought two years ago," Pellegrini is quoted in The Sunday People. "Dzeko played well against Newcastle - not very, very well because he must score. He worked for the team agen judi bola terpercaya had bad luck, agen judi bola terpercaya there were some good saves.

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However, the former Atletico Madrid forward is happy at the Etihad Stadium and did not consider leaving the Premier League club. "One or two offers might have been around but I was not interested in them," Aguero told the Sun Sunday. "The thing was to stay where I was enjoying my football. "I am very happy with Manchester City. I love Manchester. I have signed for another year.

"They were fantastic to a man, disciplined, did their job today agen judi bola terpercaya deservedly won the game," Mackay told Sky Sports 1HD. Mackay also had special words of praise for Campbell for scoring twice with headers from corners. "I think he gave Javi Garcia a very tough time during the game," added Mackay. "We worked hard on our set-pieces agen judi bola terpercaya we have got good players in there that can aggressively attack the ball as long as the ball comes in with quality agen judi bola terpercaya Fraizer's like that "We had good movement agen judi bola terpercaya fantastic crosses coming in agen judi bola terpercaya that is something that is difficult to defend for anyone." Mackay was happy with his side's discipline as they dealt with whole occasion as Cardiff City welcomed back top flight football for the first time in 51 years.

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City manager Manuel Pellegrini lamented his teams failure to defend from set-pieces after Campbells goals. It does not matter who is guilty with the two corners, conceding from two corners is too much, he said. It is too important an area. Soldado Strikes In London, Roberto Soldado scored Tottenhams winner from the penalty spot for the second straight league game. Spurs were again without Gareth Bale, linked with a move to Real Madrid that may be announced as soon as tomorrow, the U.K.s Daily Telegraph reported. It was Soldados fourth goal in three games.

Aguero wants to stay at Man City

Image: Cardiff City scorers Fraizer Campbell (10) agen judi bola terpercaya Aron Gunnarsson celebrate Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images Prev Next Despite struggling to get the ball, Cardiff went ahead in the 79th minute when Hart failed to clear a corner, allowing Campbell to nod the ball home agen judi bola terpercaya he repeated the feat from another corner seven minutes later. Alvaro Negredo pulled one back for Manchester City in injury time, but despite a couple of half-chances were unable to snatch a point at the death. Image: Cardiff City player Fraizer Campbell (10) heads in the third Cardiff goal Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images More At White Hart Lane, a second Roberto Soldado penalty in as many weeks was enough to give Spurs a 1-0 win over SwanseaCity. Spurs grabbed all three points after Andros Townsend went down under the challenge of Jonjo Shelvey on 58 minutes to give away the spot kick. The result puts Spurs on maximum points after two matches, despite the agen bola online absence of Gareth Bale, who was believed to have arrived in Spain on Saturday to finalise his world record transfer fee move to Real Madrid.

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-- PHOTO: AP CARDIFF, United Kingdom / Wales (AFP) - Two goals from Fraizer Campbell gave promoted Cardiff City a memorable 3-2 win on Sunday agen judi bola terpercaya left Manchester City nursing a first defeat of the Premier League season. Although Edin Dzeko gave the visitors the lead with a rising strike from 25 yards, it was a day for the Bluebirds agen judi bola terpercaya their disbelieving fans thanks to Aron Gunnarsson's equaliser agen judi bola terpercaya Campbell's late brace. It was the worst possible start for City on their travels, but a dream opening for Cardiff in front of a crowd of more than 27,000. The atmosphere in the stadium was electric, with both sets of supporters giving their charges a boisterous welcome on a day that saw Cardiff playing a home game in the top flight for the first time in 51 years. For Cardiff manager Malky Mackay, it could hardly have been a more testing examination, against a side whose season began with a 4-0 victory over Newcastle United last Monday. City coach Manuel Pellegrini was forced into one change from that game, with Javi Garcia coming into the back four alongside Joleon Lescott in the absence of injured captain Vincent Kompany.

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