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Bitter and Blue Oct 22, 2014

Kompany questions City fans punishment

Manuel Pellegrini may have been unhappy at the temperatures in Moscow but it was Vincent Kompany who took some of the headlines the morning after City's 2-2 draw with CSKA when he publicly questioned why City fans had not been permitted inside the stadium. "Why the hell do we not have any fans here? What have our fans done wrong? There's no fairness in it. "You say no fans, all of a sudden you turn up and the team who has no fans is Man City. So who's getting punished? Who's being done for racism, Man City or Moscow? "It needs to be looked at, it needs to be changed. Our fans shouldn't...
The Guardian Oct 22, 2014
Vincent Kompany had a point - but can a home crowd still make a difference? | Paul Wilson

Vincent Kompany had a point - but can a home crowd still make a difference? | Paul Wilson

Manchester Citys captain was right to complain about events in Moscow, even if Real Madrids players will have it much worse in front of a raucous Anfield crowd on Wednesday nightVincent Kompany would seem to have a perfectly valid complaint about the crowd situation when Manchester City met CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. Whether the unusual atmosphere excused another below-par performance from City is another matter it probably did not, though Kompany was not trying to make excuses but there are clearly issues here that Uefa need to have a look at.First off, if playing behind closed...

Man City skipper Kompany bemoans lack of "common sense" from referees

The Belgian defender believes the Blues have been on the wrong end of decisions "too many times" in Europe.
The Guardian Oct 21, 2014
Vincent Kompany questions why Uefa banned Manchester City supporters

Vincent Kompany questions why Uefa banned Manchester City supporters

Captain hits out after CKSA Moscow fans were allowed in Kompany: The only team being punished here is City City forced to settle for point after late CSKA Moscow penaltyVincent Kompany has questioned Uefas decision to ban Manchester Citys supporters from Tuesday nights Champions League match against CSKA Moscow after the Russians rescued a valuable point with a late penalty that leaves Manuel Pellegrinis side with an uphill struggle to qualify for the knockout stages.City have made an official complaint regarding the presence of some CSKA spectators in the stadium despite being told they must...
The Guardian Oct 21, 2014
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Manchester City | Champions League match report

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Manchester City | Champions League match report

The 86th-minute penalty from Bebras Natcho that earned CSKA Moscow a point has left Manchester Citys Champions League hopes in the balance and Manuel Pellegrinis side were left hoping that Bayern Munich would defeat Roma later on to leave the Italians on four points, only two ahead of City and their destiny still in their own hands.Even then Vincent Kompany and his team will face the toughest of challenges if they are to somehow progress to the knockout stage. At the close Kompany led a group of players who complained to Istvan Vad, the referee. This was presumably about the dubious spot-kick...
Bitter and Blue Oct 21, 2014

Champions League Game Thread: CSKA Moscow vs. Manchester City

Our 4-4-2 in a must win game. Line ups are as follows. I was off by one player! Not bad! Us: Hart, Kolarov, Mangala, Kompany, Zabaleta, Milner, Toure, Fernando, Silva, Aguero and Dzeko. Them: Akinfeev, Fernandes, Ignashevic, Beruzutsky, Beruzutskiy, Shchennikov, Tosic, Milanov, Eremenko, Natcho, Musa. I love the last names of the CSKA players. Talk below.
Kompany gives glimpse of dressing room dynamic at Man City

Kompany gives glimpse of dressing room dynamic at Man City

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany reveals who is the biggest character in the Blues dressing room and how he prepares his troops for battle.
Dzeko gets one over City team-mate Kompany

Dzeko gets one over City team-mate Kompany

Manchester City stars Edin Dzeko and Vincent Kompany faced off for their counties on Monday night, with the Blues striker scoring in a 1-1 draw.
Man City internationals: Dzeko prepares for Kompany stand off

Man City internationals: Dzeko prepares for Kompany stand off

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko will go head to head with club-mate Vincent Kompany in the Euro qualifiers tonight.
Vincent Kompany eases injury fears

Vincent Kompany eases injury fears

Manchester City captain received treatment on his leg after being substituted in Belgium's victory against Andorra
Kompany relaxed over European progress

Kompany relaxed over European progress

The Blues skipper does not believe it is time to panic with just two games gone in the group.
Kompany: We can win our remaining Champions League games

Kompany: We can win our remaining Champions League games

Skipper Vincent Kompany was left ruing poor City performance – and more ill luck with European officials. But he tried to be positive ahead of the remaining Group E games.

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