Saturday 22nd December 2012
Posted by Chris BaileyView More Below
City ended 2012 at the Etihad Stadium as they began it – with a win.
Whilst the rewards for those looking for some Christmas pocket money from the odds-makers were decidedly slim – the bookmakers were trading at 1-7 before kick-off – the three points count the same as any others.
And just as importantly the victory, achieved in time honoured fashion via some late drama and no apparent additions to the queue at the Carrington medical room queue, helped the momentum and confidence going into the busy holiday period.
Gareth Barry was the hero heading the winner in injury time just when it seemed certain Reading’s rearguard action would pay dividends.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 22 December 2012, 5:38 PMView full league table
- Duration: 96 minutes
- Home possession: 73%
- Away possession: 27%
- Home: 3
- Away: 1
- Home: 12
- Away: 16
- Home: 0
- Away: 1