Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fans Bemoan 'Schoolboy' Errors

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fans Bemoan 'Schoolboy' Errors

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CITY had a night to forget as they slumped to a lacklustre defeat to Lyon in the Champions League.

After the game, Blues fans began the inquest as to what went wrong in a passionate discussion on M.E.N. Sport's post-match player ratings article - and it was clear where they thought the problems lied.

Some fans acknowledged Lyon's performance.

J50cty said: "Probably our poorest performance for a couple of years. No-one was really at it tonight, tempo too slow, passes going astray, not winning ball back as usual etc etc.

"Credit Lyon who were excellent..strong, quick and sharp... no mugs.

"Work to do in the group but still should have enough to qualify.

"Trust Pep to use this as a major wake up call and let's hope for a reaction on Saturday. …

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