Man City 2-2 Ajax Amsterdam

More Allardyce than Ajax as City toil

November 6, 2012
By Richard Jolly, Eastlands
(Archive)
So Manchester City's interest in the Champions League did not end before the American presidential election, but it was a close-run thing. A Mancunian exit poll would presumably conclude that City are going out, perhaps at the hands of Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid on November 21 but their departure has been delayed. Just when continental calamity threatened to follow European embarrassment, Sergio Aguero handed them a lifeline.

Then the Argentine was wrongly denied a winner, which would ...

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