Man City's Nasri urges Man U to win balance games to set up virtual Etihad final

   Mar 23, 12:35 pm

London, Mar 23(ANI): Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has challenged rivals Manchester United to win their remaining games, so that the Manchester derby next month at Etihad Stadium could be a virtual final for the Premier League title this season.

Nasri invigorated City's title hopes by scoring a crucial 86th-minute winner during Wednesday's 2-1 win against Chelsea.

Nasri believes City's recent fight backs against Sporting Lisbon in Europa League, and against Chelsea in the league has sent a clear message to Sir Alex Ferguson's players after they pipped City for the first position.

"It's a signal to United that we are here and we will be here until the end." Nasri said. "It was important that we won the game to stay in touch with United after their result at the weekend," The Telegraph quoted Nasri, as saying.

"But you know what? I hope they win all their games, and that we win all of ours, so we can play a final here. It will be fantastic for the fans, and for us as well," he said.

"It will be more interesting for everyone if they win all of their games, but I know United will be there until the end - they have the experience and they have a manager who has won everything for 25 years," he added.

Nasri said City is aware that United are not going to drop many points now, since they don't have any tricky fixtures ahead, and most importantly, they have the required experience to perform in such matches.

"Even if I said I hope they will lose, sometimes you have to be realistic, and I don't think they will lose too many games. First of all, because they don't have any really difficult games, and secondly because they have experience of that type of game," Nasri said. (ANI)

Sports drinks sponsorships during sporting events mislead public into health effects Sep 23, 3:24 pm
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that sporting events should ditch nutritional supplements and sports drinks sponsorship, as such sponsorship could mislead the public into thinking these products work well and/or are good for health.
Full Story
Mike Tyson rescues man post motorcycle crash Sep 23, 2:23 pm
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Mike Tyson recently came to the rescue of a man who suffered a motorcycle crash.
Full Story
Judy Murray admits to struggling to let 'Strictly' dance partner lead her Sep 23, 2:23 pm
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Judy Murray has revealed that she is struggling to let her Strictly Come Dancing partner Anton Du Beke take control on the dance floor.
Full Story
Nicole Scherzinger earned 100K pounds to perform at Russian tycoon's party Sep 23, 2:10 pm
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger recently cashed-in 100K pounds for her "raunchy" performance at a Russian billionaire's birthday party, it has been revealed.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY