Burnley 1-6 Manchester City – Match Recap – EPL – 3 April 2010
Manchester City traveled to face Burnley with a chance to move up to 4th place in the English Premier League table.
With Tottenham losing at Sunderland earlier, City could go top by one point with a victory at the Turf Moor. Burnley need all the points they can get as they are in a tough relegation battle.
Burnley 1-6 Manchester City
Manchester City dominated from the start and crushed Burnley 6-1 on Saturday.
City would start off strong with three goals in the first seven minutes. It started off with an Adebayor goal in the 4th minute, Bellamy goal in the 5th minute, and a Tevez goal in the 7th minute.
The Burnley defense was shaky and never receovered from the bad start. City would make it 5-0 by halftime with two more goals, one from Vieira in the 20th minute and another from Adebayor in the 45th minute.
The final would come from Kompany in the 58th minute to make it 6-0. There was little consolation for Burnley who got one back in the 71st minute with a Fletcher goal.
The win puts City into 4th place while Burnley remains in the relegation zone.
|Steven Fletcher (71)||Emmanuel Adebayor (4)|
|Craig Bellamy (5)|
|Carlos Tevez (7)|
|Patrick Vieira (20)|
|Emmanuel Adebayor (45)|
|Vincent Kompany (58)|
|Shots (on Goal)||14(4)||19(9)|
|Time of Possession||45%||55%|