10-Man City show mettle in hard-fought 4-3 win at Norwich

Norwich 3 – Manchester City 4 (Premier League, December 29, 2012) (Alternative highlightsHigh quality highlights & MOTD highlights.) Edin Dzeko scored inside 2 minutes finishing a sweeping end-to-end attack, and Edin Dzeko had a brace after 4. Anthony Pilkington hit back for Norwich. Samir Nasri was sent off for a forehead square up on Sebastien Bassong, at the end of which he made a dangeous headbutt motion. Sergio ‘Kun’ Aguero clipped a lovely finish over the ‘keeper to make it 3-1. Russel Martin pulled it back to 2-3 with a cracking header. Edin Dzeko thought he had a hat-trick but City’s 4th was chalked as a Mark Bunn OG. Russel Martin pulled it back to 3-4, pouncing fastest after the ball pinballed around the City box.

Post match interview: Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini on Samir Nasri’s red card v Norwich.

Edin Dzeko on Manchester City’s 4-3 win over Norwich.

Chris Hughton on Manchester City defeat.

Gif : Samir Nasri sent off for squaring up to Sebastien Bassong like a bull

Gif : The headbutt motion Nasri made on Bassong that got him rightly sent off

 Gif : The upending Sebastien Bassong tackle that provoked Samir Nasri’s reaction

Gif : Sergio Aguero’s lovely clipped finish to make it 3-1

Gif : Russel Martin brings it back to 3-4 for Norwich

Picture : Sebastien Bassong gave as good as he got in bull square-up with Samir Nasri

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