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United Did The Talking On The Pitch

United Did The Talking On The Pitch

With Carlos Tevez busy proving what a thick mercenary he is, there has been plenty of talk off the pitch between the two Manchester clubs during the past week. Their fans told us that they were going to win comfortably and that we are finished.

Well, United responded in style.

'After everything that went on after the first leg, it was important for us to go out on the pitch and do the talking," said Darren Fletcher.

"It`s easy to talk but we had to go out and perform and we did that tonight. First half was tight, nip and tuck, but in the second half we really kicked on.

"When Carlos Tevez scored, it took the steam out of us for ten minutes and we were all expecting extra time but then Giggsy put in another great delivery and Wazza`s popped up with an unbelievable winner.

"I think overall we deserved it because we dominated in the second half.'


Absolutely. By the way, how good was our supposedly mediocre midfield in the second 45 minutes? Fletcher, Carrick and Scholes all raised their games significantly and City barely got a look-in though our now usual moment of defensive lapse could have cost us dearly. But it proved to be a temporary setback only as our troops were not to be denied. Well done, everybody!



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Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday January 27 2010
Time: 11:45PM

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Just let your elbows do the talking.
fifthcolumnblue
27/01/2010 23:51:00
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In the eyes of a stupid person like you (Zae), Tevez is a mercenary. But in the eyes of those who never forget his dedication once to Man Utd, and of those who like him, he is dedicated and always plays with full heart. Mercenary? Far from it. Like I said, stupid people always have the same stupid view, stupid people like you Zae never change.
windleaf
28/01/2010 00:17:00
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By the way, Man City defense was simply just too fragile at time. I am not disappointed that they lost, just disappointed that they lost 3 goals far too easily. A lot of improvement need to be done there. But congratulations to Man Utd. More seasons and competitions to come. Not the end of the world yet for Man City. Perhaps next time. And for Man Utd fans, don't forget to keep protesting on the Glazers, 700m plus debts are simply just too big to ignore now. lol
windleaf
28/01/2010 00:23:00
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You may have won in the end but City deserve credit and despite having struggled with injuries and absentees they gave a real hard working performance. This derby is becoming one of the best in the world now and your neighbours will keep on getting noisier and noisier.
arthur7171
28/01/2010 00:46:00
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lol debt rofl 700m lmao protest lol. The sad thing is, you probably really are comforted by the thought of us imploding under our debts. When will you learn that the power of your imagination is not enough to alter reality. Since the summer, city fans have been telling us how badly we were gonna do this season and they've convinced themselves of all the reasons why - they never stop think that hoping we fail, isnt enough to make us fail. We're a point off the top of the league, into the champs league knock out stages and in the final of a cup. Right now, that is still a distant dream for you. At the end of the day all you have on us is the hope that one day we'll crumble. On the other hand, what we have achieved and continue to achieve is real. Deal with it.
tuscan3000
28/01/2010 00:52:00
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I'll have to agree with you on that arthur. This derby is only going to get bigger.
tuscan3000
28/01/2010 00:54:00
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Wrong. I never hope that one day Man Utd will crumble. How Man Utd fare is none of my business. How other think about Man Utd is none of my business as well. What I am just trying to say is that, if you Man Utd fans are so proud of your achievement these days but laugh at Man City continuous barren, perhaps you should think about the Glazers debts that will trouble your beloved club in the future first. In other words, don't be so proud. If you think 700m+ debts are not troublesome, perhaps you should learn some finance/economics if you want. Remember, Man City only have "trophy barren" to worry about, but Man Utd have "huge debts" to worry about. If you want to laugh at others failure to win trophy, then I will keep laughing at your club big debts. Like you say, deal with it.
windleaf
28/01/2010 01:05:00
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Fair play. I'd suggest that investing hundreds of millions of pounds, not winning trophies and then having to give away your signings is something you should be concerned about. I can't imagine the saudis had patience in mind when they started throwing their money around - easy come, easy go as they say. But still, anything can happen in the future. I personally dont care if City win a cup this season or never again. Like you I'm only concerned about my team.
tuscan3000
28/01/2010 01:17:00
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Fair enough. Like you said, Man City only have to worry about not winning a trophy soon. Will the owners lose patience one day and sell the club because of never-ending trophyless? Never know. But some of their signings could be sold and other top players could come in. Inevitable if they want to win things - fast. Man City problems now are perhaps the fragile defense, as well as mentality of some players just not strong enough. Solve this fast, they will be fine.
windleaf
28/01/2010 01:31:00
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My god isn't fifth bitter, I don't know about the rest of the united fans, but it really does bring joy to my heart knowing how much it hurt them. We played better overall just accept the fact that we won, if you don't want to see players make any contact with the opposition, instead of the more exciting and physical game that the premier league is go watch la liga or serie A, or if thats even too physical for you the winter olympics are on, you can go and watch some skiing or curling.
khoder
28/01/2010 05:57:00
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