Manchester City Vs. Stoke City, 2011 FA Cup Final: Chances At Both Ends As Game Heats Up

Well that's not good news for Stoke City and Jermaine Pennant. The right winger already had an ankle problem in the first half and now he's aggravated it further, limping around like... well, a man with a badly twisted ankle. That isn't going to force him off the pitch, through - he's popped up again to draw a foul from Mario Balotelli in a very dangerous position that actually causes chaos in the Manchester City penalty area.

Eventually City break and then David Silva contrives to turn a one on one with Thomas Sorensen into a pass into nowhere, which is rather odd. The ball is eventually worked back in to the penalty area, and Carlos Tevez smashes wide by way of a Stoke player. Aleksandar Kolarov wastes the corner.

Before all that happened, incidentally, both Tevez and Yaya Toure were involved in a brutal challenge on Andy Wilkinson which should have resulted in yellow cards for one of the two, at least. None was offered.

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