Are Man City better than us?

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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    What about Phil?
    It is hard to take. They may have gotten there in a way we don't like. But they have.

    Suck it up.
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    They are. They have been for most of the season. They deserved to win that. We deserved nothing from it.

    C'est la vie. Football.
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    Moston Red Formerly Giggs1973

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    No...we just gave up after being 8 points clear.
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    Ramshock Full Member

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    When you have owners and a manager who activley go after the best talent then eventually you will win. The challenge is there now to see I hope Fergie has the fight for it in the remaining few years.
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    RK Full Member

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    They've got a better midfield than our bemusing lineup tonight.

    Considering our 3 best players didn't start tonight (Vidic, Valencia and apparently Rooney, not to mention Young, Welbeck, Evans and Fletcher) we did okay.
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    It's how we respond next year. Time to refresh the midfield and get a player like silva.
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    RedSky Matt Smith's sinister twin

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    Got to agree, we were flat going forward for the entire game to be honest and we're still over reliant on Scholes. Says it all really.
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    poisson running through your veins

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    I just feel if we started with Valencia and young we might have got something. To me it's just unfathomable that fergie would not start with our star player this season, Valencia. I'm sorry but fergie got it wrong today
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    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    The only thing City have lacked at times this season is the spirit that have kept us in the race, apart from that they are a better side. We've been grinding out results too many times and it was going to cost us eventually. Go a goal behind and we have no answer.
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    prateik City Fan

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    Cant disagree.
    We'll come back stronger.. hopefully.
    Chelsea have done this before. We ran them closer than we did with Chelsea.
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    Congrats to City and Mancini they out Fergied Fergie and the team.
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    They have a better squad than that. I've accepted that for the whole season but I thought our experience would drag us through and to blow this lead is just shocking.
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    zing Zingle balls

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    Erm, it's still not over?
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    Man-United Full Member

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    The team who wins the Premier League is the best team.
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    FlawlessThaw most 'know it all' poster

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    They are the better team and have been all season. Nerves got the better of them and then when they chucked Balotelli out they started playing as a team again.
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    jakec nightclub John Terry

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    It's not over yet. Let's destroy Swansea and Sunderland.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Awful performance.
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    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    Every single neutral has been saying this all season.


    There first XI is much better than ours. We have the Fergie factor that keeps us in it.


    Bring back Ronnie.

    (if only we could afford him)
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    It's not over until Maradona sings.

    If they beat Newcastle, I will be happy to say congrats.
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    Marcus Couldn't buy a clue

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    They were the better team today. No complaints about the result.
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    They've proved it this season that yes they're better in every single aspect of the game.It's still a shame that a few weeks ago, the gap was 8 points.
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    stubie Full Member

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    The longer we rely on Scholes & Giggs as well as Park, the further we are going to fall further behind.
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    Theon Full Member

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    No. We were just shit tonight.
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    jakec nightclub John Terry

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    6-0 and 6-0 hope City slip up.
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    Drifter American

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    They have better movement than us , we looked to predictable.
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    Xander45 Know-It-All Champion May 2009

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    I don't think the team selection helped us, not gonna blame Fergie cause he was clearly playing for a draw and hoping we got something on the break but I just wish we'd gone out there and had a go at them from the start.
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    Aporkalypse Full Member

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    Considering how fecking shite we played they can't be all that great themselves.
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    Cantona07 Full Member

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    They were very determined and had more hunger to win the match.
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    Cold_Boy Banned

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    They have much mentally stronger individuals.

    The current United team lacks confidence and fighting spirit big time.
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    De Selby Likes them tattooed and bald

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    They have the edge at the moment, certainly.

    But we responded well when Chelsea were splashing out hundreds of millions, I'm sure we'll do so again.

    This has the makings of a fine side, we just need one or two more players (in midfield particularly).
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    KingMinger22 City >>> United. Moaning twat

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    $£€

    We need to invest some.
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    Scrumpet There are no words

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    It's always you that starts these threads, Randall. Not that you're wrong really, but it's not over yet etc blah blah. Damn.
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    Zarlak Steve Round (Moderator)

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    They've taken 6 points from us, and are still only level with us. Over the course of the season we've done better than they have against every other team in the league than they have. The fact that we're level on points with them even after giving them 6 points, shows this.

    Yes they spanked us earlier on in the season, but they got a win tonight with a single goal after a bit of sloppy defending, whoop de fecking do. This doesn't mean they're the better team. When Chelsea won the league we didn't say the times had changed. One title doesn't change much. They will just have had the better season that's all. If they were that much the better team than us, they wouldn't be level on points with us. Especially after stunting us for 6 of them.
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    Donut Full Member

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    They are better, but we've somehow got 8 points clear and bottled it, that is what is sickening.
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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    The most deserving team, yes. But not always the best squad IMO. Example -1995
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Even though we're are level on points they have been better than us. Not sure how they dropped points like that. If Kompany really is that big of a difference in the team then Vidic would have won us that title. Rare that we lose so many points because of center halves. Blackburn was one game, tonight was one as well. Harsh I know but they only scored the one goal and it was because Smalling failed.
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    if i ever hear "no value" argument again...i love Fergie, i love him like me Father but feck me.... we need some quality in this team
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    Sir Matt Full Member

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    Only took them £300m to get there. Maybe we'll fecking buy the midfield we've needed for years instead of depending on Scholes. We played like shit. We bottled it against Wigan and Everton. Had we not been such feck-ups the past two weeks, this wouldn't have mattered.
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    Hal9000 Full Member

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    Shows we should of went at the from the start. Game changed when we brought Welbeck on for Park. 5 minutes later they bring on De Jong to lock the game down. To little to late.
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    Crustanoid Full Member

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    All down to the cash really


    Don't see us matching them any time soon

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