The sixth round of the Championship of England once again continues to give surprises. Chief among them was held in Manchester.
The central match of the tour was the match, opened the sixth round of battle for the championship. "Manchester City" took in his field undisputed leader of this championship and the defending champion - London "Chelsea". The game gives a very tense. Both players did not want to give up and wanted to win. The highlight of the match was also the fact that Mancini and Ancelotti at one time represented the colors of the national team. And in the same time around.
In general, the match turned out to be very boring and poor in the scoring chances. For the entire first half, viewers saw a single scoring chance when Ivanovic hit the crossbar gate "Manchester City". "Townspeople" almost flawlessly played in defense and implemented oversight opponent.
The ball counts Carlos Tevez (Carlos Tevez). The first defeat of "aristocrats" of the first strong opponent.
Manchester City - Chelsea 1: 0
Show / Hide tekstGol: Tevez, 59
Manchester City: Hart, Boyyata (Boateng, 88), K.Ture Kompany, Zabaleta, Milner, De Jong, Barry, Yaya Toure, Silva (A.Dzhonson, 77), Tevez (Adebayor, 86)
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Terry, Alex, Cole, Ramirez (Makikren, 80), Mikel (Zhirkov, 68), Essien, Anelka, Malouda, Drogba (Sturridge 75)
Warning: Boyyata, Zabaleta - Mikel, Anelka, Alex
No less surprising was the defeat of "Arsenal" at the Emirates Stadium home of the Premier League newcomer - "West Bromwich Albion". The first half was on a collision course and the opportunity to open an account was for both teams. "Gunners" beaten on the post, but Brant's penalty failed to beat Almunia.
And the first seven minutes of the second half the hosts began to fans, the players, "Arsenal" and Monsieur Wenger's just a cold shower. At first, Peter Odemwingie (Peter Odemwingie) has responded to cross Thomas.
It took only two minutes (52nd), and the score is doubled! At this time, Hara nearly killed his "gun" the home goalkeeper after a pass heel Brant.
Coach "Gunners" tried something quick change in the pattern of the game team, but instead received a full general confusion. Thomas easily made the obscene to the hosts after lumbago of the same Brant.
"Arsenal" started, and two minutes later pulled one back efforts ball Samir Nasri (Samir Nasri). And in the first minute of the compensated Samir scored twice. Perhaps the owners and would have paid off, but in 17 minutes to snatch victory difficult to even such a stellar team.
Arsenal - West Bromwich Albion 2: 3
Show / Hide tekstGoly: Nasri, 75, 90 +1 - Odemwingie, 50, Jara, 52, Thomas, 73
Arsenal: Almunia, Sagna, Koscielny, Skilachchi, Clichy, Eboue (Wilshere, 57), Diaby (Rosicky, 57), Song, Nasri, Arshavin, Chamakh
West Bromwich Albion: Carson, Olsson, Pablo Jara, Shorey, Morrison (Dorrans, 78), Mulumbu, Brunt, Thomas (Tchoi, 84), Scharner, Odemwingie
Warning: Almunia, Chamakh - Olsson, Scharner. After 37 minutes, Brunt missed a penalty (goalkeeper)
But not only the "Arsenal" and "Chelsea" lost points. "Manchester United" also did not shine in the sixth round and only a miracle brought the match against "Bolton" in a draw. The hosts started the match very brightly and has 6 minutes, took the lead.
Do the owners had a few chances but they missed them. After 23 minutes, Nani (Nani) was like a slalom all the defenders "Bolton" from the center circle to the penalty and equalized.
In the second half, "Manchester United" strained trying to break through the gate, but it came out a little too hard. As a result, on 67 minutes, "Sir Alex" again missed smashing attack and Martin Petrov again brings his team ahead.
It is unclear why Sir Alex fielded Michael Owen (Michael Owen) before. Out on the field, Michael needed only three minutes to score a goal.
Photo: Getty Images, Reuters, AP
Bolton - Manchester United 2: 2
Show / Hide tekstGoly: Knight, 6, Petrov, 67 - Nani, 23, Owen, 74
Bolton: Yaaskelaynen, Staynsson, Knight, Ricketts, Robinson, Lee (Blake, 90 + 3), Holden, Muamba (M.Devis, 63), Petrov (Taylor, 90 +2), Elmander, K.Devis
Manchester United: Van der Sar, O'Shea, Vidic, Evans, Evra, Nani, Fletcher (Owen 71), Scholes, Giggs (Park 53), Rooney (Macheda, 61), Berbatov
Warning: M.Devis - Vidic, Scholes
The remaining matches of the sixth round:
Wolverhampton - Aston Villa 1: 2 (Jarvis 60 - 24 Downing, Heskey 87)
Newcastle - Stoke City 1: 2 (Nolan 42 - Jones, 67, 84 Perch own goal)
Birmingham - Wigan 0: 0
Blackpool - Blackburn 1: 2 (Phillips 84 - Adam 19, own goal, Emerton 90 +2)
Fulham - Everton 0: 0
Liverpool - Sunderland 2: 2 (5 Kuyt, Gerrard 64 - Bent 25, 47)
West Ham United - Tottenham Hotspur 1: 0 (Piquionne 28)