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QPR vs Manchester City

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Championship Sunday
Manchester City pitch invasion.JPG
Manchester City supporters invade the pitch following their 2011–12 Premier League title win.
Date13 May 2012 (2012-05-13)
VenueEtihad Stadium, Manchester
RefereeMike Dean

Manchester City vs QPR was the final match of the 2011-12 Premier League. The match was played at Etihad Stadium and was the decider of who would be the Premier League Champions. It was a fight between Manchester United and Manchester City. United played their final match against Sunderland, in which they won, 1-0.

Background[edit | edit source]

City[edit | edit source]

Due to having much better goal differential of Manchester United, Manchester City were en route to win the 2011-12 Premier League if they were able to beat QPR.

United[edit | edit source]

Manchester United were teamed up against Sunderland on the final matchday, a win for them would mean that QPR would have to be victors over Man City for United to claim the title.

Match[edit | edit source]

Summary[edit | edit source]

The match featured of close match between 1st place Manchester City and relegation favorites QPR. City went into the match feeling quite confident, but as QPR began to strike City began to lose hope. The first half favored City as defender Pablo Zabaleta struck a shot into the back of the net past goalkeeper Paddy Kenny. Th second-half started badly for City as a mistake from Joleon Lescott gave Djbril Cisse an open shot at goal. The game came back to City when Joey Barton did a rash challenge on City man Carlos Tevez and was sent off. But City were unable to take advantage when substitute Armand Traore crossed the ball into Jamie Mackie to make the score 2-1 in QPR's favor. As the title was slipping away, Edin Dzeko made the score level, but that would not be enough to the league, but thanks to a last gasp shot by Sergio Aguero, City were able to lift the trophy for a first time in 44 years.[1][2]

Details[edit | edit source]

Manchester City3–2QPR
Report
GK 25 England Joe Hart
RB 5 Argentina Pablo Zabaleta
CB 4 Belgium Vincent Kompany (c)
CB 6 England Joleon Lescott
LB 22 France Gael Clichy
RM 19 France Samir Nasri
CM 42 Ivory Coast Yaya Toure Substituted off 44'
CM 18 England Gareth Barry Substituted off 69'
LM 21 Spain David Silva
CF 16 Argentina Sergio Aguero Yellow card 90+5'
CF 32 Argentina Carlos Tevez Substituted off 75'
Substitutes:
GK 30 Romania Costel Pantilimon
DF 2 England Micah Richards
DF 13 Serbia Aleksandar Kolarov
MF 7 England James Milner
MF 34 Netherlands Nigel de Jong Substituted in 44'
FW 45 Italy Mario Ballotelli Substituted in 75'
FW 10 Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Dzeko Substituted in 69'
Manager:
Italy Roberto Mancini
GK 1 Republic of Ireland Paddy Kenny
RB 42 England Nedum Onuoha
CB 35 England Anton Ferdinand
CB 3 England Clint Hill
LB 34 Niger Taye Taiwo
RM 32 England Shaun Wright-Phillips
CM 17 England Joey Barton (c) Red card 55'
CM 4 England Shaun Derry
LM 12 England Jamie Mackie
CF 23 France Djbril Cisse Substituted off 59'
CF 52 England Bobby Zamora Substituted off 76'
Substitutes:
GK 24 Czech Republic Radek Cerny
DF 6 Wales Danny Gabbidon
DF 13 Senegal Armand Traore Substituted in 59'
MF 7 Morocco Adel Taarabt
MF 14 Hungary Akos Buzsaky
FW 10 England Jay Bothroyd Substituted in 76'
FW 9 England DJ Campbell
Manager:
Wales Mark Hughes

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Manchester City vs QPR Report". Sky Sports. May 13, 2012. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  2. "Man City lift Premier League Trophy". May 13, 2012. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. "Manchester City vs QPR". Sky Sports. May 13, 2012. Retrieved May 25, 2018.


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