Manchester City vs Stoke City 2011
Manchester City v Stoke City 2011 FA Cup Final
Man City vs Stoke City
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35 years have passed since Man City picked up their last bit of silverware and it was the League cup competition where they accomplished that feat. The 2011 FA Cup final, Manchester City v Stoke City, surely must be the new owners’ time to reap some of the rewards of their massive investment in the club. Of course Stoke have themselves a lot riding on the match as the club’s only cup came back in 1972 and another 40 or so years might pass by until they get another shot.
Manchester City v Stoke City
Man City v Stoke City features two clubs in high form, with the Sky Blues having recently clinched their spot in next year’s Champions League while Pulis’ Stoke side are having a fine season after many years of battling relegation. Man City beat Tottenham several days ago and Stoke are coming off a win over Arsenal.
City’s path to the FA Cup final 2011 included wins over Leicester City, Notts County, Aston Villa, Reading, and Manchester United. Stoke trumped Cardiff City, Wolverhampton, Brighton & Hove Albion, West Ham, and Bolton to make their way to Wembley for the FA Cup 2011 final.
Micah Richards and Carlos Tevez successfully came back from injury against the Spurs to put in some confidence inspiring minutes. They should both feature in the League Cup final but Tevez will probably not be able to play the full 90 minutes.
If you’re considering betting on Manchester City v Stoke City Fa Cup Final, odds are as follows on Bet365: Man City to win 8/15, draw 16/5, Stoke to win 5/1. Manchester City have been really inconsistent in the past few weeks while Stoke have shown that they’re the real deal with their impressive league position and results. Expect this match to go into the extra periods with Man City eventually coming out winner.
It’s all set to be a fantastic football spectacle in the FA Cup Final 2011 despite the lack of some of the bigger name teams. Regardless, you really ought to tune in to watch Man City v Stoke City live starting at 15:00 BST. You can also watch 2011 FA Cup live on ESPN 3D or Skysports 3D if you’re equipped with a 3D TV.