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Blue day at Old Trafford as City crush United
« on: March 26, 2014, 12:28:03 AM »
MANCHESTER, England -- Strutting, strolling and never in any danger, Manchester City issued a painful reminder

that, after 10 short months, the balance of Mancunian power has swung inexorably. After Edin Dzeko's double, Yaya

Toure's last-minute strike was a final measure of their crushing dominance in a 3-0 victory.

Manuel Pellegrini's men pinned back United in a fashion  cSoccer Jerseys Cheap that only top European opposition used to manage at Old

Trafford. At best, it served as practice for Bayern Munich next week, but this was civic pride surrendered meekly,

cluelessly and, even worse than that, just as expected. City did not have to reach for anywhere near their best


“I’m very delighted because I think we played very well,” said Pellegrini afterward. “We were very compact and

very aggressive.”

The last time City came to Old Trafford more than 10 points ahead of United was during 1977-78, when an unpopular

manager -- Dave Sexton -- had succeeded a Glaswegian who was an icon among the fans. Tommy Docherty was no Sir

Alex Ferguson, but won friends with an attacking brand of football.