Man. City's FA Cup Winner

42 years of waiting were shortchanged by Manchester City. The official Citizens embrace this season's FA Cup trophies. The last time the City felt the oldest trophy in the football championship was in 1969!

Against Stoke City in the final round, the City is not hampered. Simply single goal Yaya Toure who became the winner of The Citizens of The Potters on Saturday (14 / 5).

Captain played well mainstay striker Carlos Tevez, leading to a power pounded City. The proof, after only five minutes walk, a kick Tevez almost opened the advantage if not stopped goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen with a hit.

Not much later, turn Yaya Toure who have a chance. Long-distance kick players from the Ivory Coast, only a thin sideways on the Stoke goal.

In the 24th minute, again the City has a chance of another net. This time, the effort made Mario Balotelli scored. And again, Sorensen became penggagal figure, with a kick dismissed Balotelli.

Stoke himself unable to get out of the pressure the players City. Halftime Stoke passed without shot straight at goalkeeper Joe Hart. Nevertheless, the score remained 0-0 until halftime.

Entering the second half, the situation had not changed much. City continued pounding the area defense The Potters. A chance of David Silva also still have not managed to meet the target due to mamainkan ball too long.

Stoke finally opened his first chance in the 62nd minute. Matthew Etherington breakthrough bait leads right into Kenwayne Jones. Luckily, Hart deftly cut bait for the sake of securing his goal of conceding a goal.

Results are eagerly awaited City fans at Wembley Stadium finally arrived. From the chaos that occurred in front of the mouth of Sorensen's goal, the ball then rolling slowly to the foot of Yaya Toure. Without a pardon from close range, Yaya Toure fired hard that can not be stopped Stoke goalkeeper and defender.

Towards the fight ended, Stoke try to find the goal balancing. However, meeting the City after winning back row, making the players of Stoke trouble creating goals.

As a result, the match had ended 1-0 to win the Citizens. A sweet note inscribed City. Because, already 42 years, City have never won the FA Cup trophy. As for the trophy in major or minor, the City has been fasting since last degree steal the League Cup in 1976.


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