Olympiakos beat City Through Dramatic Penalty

Manchester City defeat of Olympiakos in the Champions Cup International match continued. After a 2-2 draw for 90 minutes, City finally defeated 4-5 on penalties.


In the match that took place at TFC Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Sunday (08/03/2014) pm dawn, City lose some key players from the beginning of the game. Joe Hart is believed to guard the goal, while Gael Clichy and Aleksandar Kolarov filled with Dedryck Boyata defense and Karim Rekik.

City coach, Manuel Pellegrini, also lowers Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri, and Jesus Navas in midfield. While on the front lines, he lowered Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic.

Nevertheless, the City made ​​trouble by Olympiakos. Jovetic was brought City ahead in the 35th minute, but Dimitrios Diamantakos equalized two minutes later.

Pellegrini then made ​​six substitutions early in the second half. David Silva played along with Javi Garcia and James Milner. City still dominated possession, but it remains difficult to break into the Olympiakos goal.

Kolarov brought City the lead again in the 53rd minute. But, again making the score changed so Diamantakos draw in the 66th minute.

After the second goal Diamantakos, City could get the opportunity through Silva and Scott Sinclair, but still they can not break the Olympiakos goal. The match was continued to the round of penalty kicks

In this tosan half-tos, three kicker City --Sinclair, Milner, and Micah Richards-- failed. Meanwhile, the executor of the Olympiacos only two, namely Mathieu Dossevi and Avram Papadopoulos, who failed.

Richards, as executor of the fifth City, failed to fulfill their duties properly. Kick soar. Olympiakos victory was determined by the executor of their fifth, Athanasios Papazoglou.

It is the City's second defeat in the last two games in the International League Cup. Previously, they also lost on penalties to Liverpool.

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