Manchester – Manchester City won a landslide victory against Crystal Palace even without a pure striker. What coach Manuel Pellegrini comment?
Facing Palace at the Etihad Stadium, Saturday (12/20/2014), City won 3-0. Three goals City printed David Silva (2) and Yaya Toure.
In this match, City plays James Milner as a false nine because all pure striker Citizens injury, such as Edin Dzeko, Sergio Aguero, and Steven Jovetic.
“This victory is very good. The performance of which is also nice. I enjoyed the way we practiced last week, practicing in a different way without the attackers,” said Pellegrini, told the BBC.
“Palace is a team that knows how to survive. Glad to score three goals against them. David Silva‘s top players with high quality. We do not just rely on Sergio Aguero. We train hard every day. The attacker us all out injured and so also with (captain ) Vincent Kompany, “he continued.
These results make the City match Chelsea with 39 points. However, the Blues could get away again if victory over Stoke on Monday (22/12).
“I think December is not the key to vie for the title. If you want to compete, you should always close to the top. Competition is not only belong to one team. We have to keep working hard,” coach Chile was closed.