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Arsenal 0-1 City

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Arsenal 0
City 1

Tuesday 29th November 2011

Posted by Tim Oscroft

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A patient City left it late to edge into the semi-finals of the Carling Cup with this hard-fought win in north London, our first away to the Gunners since 1975.

Sergio Aguero pounced to round off a superb counterattacking move with just seven minutes to go, but chances for City had been few and far between prior to that.

Second-choice keeper Costel Pantilimon had kept City in it with some fine saves before the break. Both sides were much-changed and that gave a disjointed feeling that translated into a tense occasion.

By the time kick off rolled around, a mere 50 hours or so had elapsed since City had departed left the pitch at Anfield. But with such a short gap between fixtures, it helps if you can almost completely change your team and still name a strong starting XI, as Roberto Mancini can.

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Match Stats

  • Duration: 94 minutes
  • Home possession: 47%
  • Away possession: 53%
On Target
  • Home: 6
  • Away: 1
  • Home: 10
  • Away: 12
  • Home: 0
  • Away: 6

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