Would City end the season with a whimper or a roar?
That was the question being asked in football circles ahead of this clash with West Brom and it was answered emphatically.
There may have been the more thunderous rumbles in the Premier League jungle this season than this 4-0 hammering but there was enough reverberation to suggest that those who have got the Blues dead and buried are being a little hasty with the obits.
Quite why the only team to give the defending champions a race over the course of a long season should be the subject of such recent scorn – Baggies boss Roy Hodgson being a notable exception in the build up to this contest – is a debating point but one thing is for sure – there is still bristling pride bubbling away in this Blues line up.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 11 April 2012, 10:19 PMView full league table
- Duration: 93 minutes
- Home possession: 65%
- Away possession: 35%
- Home: 7
- Away: 1
- Home: 8
- Away: 11
- Home: 1
- Away: 0