Ajax coach Frank de Boer says Tuesday's 2-2 Champions League draw against Manchester City left his players disappointed.Siem de Jong netted twice in the opening 20 minutes to gift the Dutch side a 2-0 lead, but Yaya Toure pegged one back for City before the break, with Sergio Aguero eventually restoring parity after the interval.
Roberto Mancini will avoid punishment from UEFA following his outburst at referees after Manchester City's draw with Ajax on Tuesday.The City manager was left fuming when his side had a penalty denied late on in their Champions League clash with the Dutch champions, after initially having a winner disallowed for offside in the dying stages of the game.
Roberto Mancini has slammed the match officials in charge of Manchester City's 2-2 draw at home to Ajax in the Champions League.Referee Peter Rasmussen was thrown into the spotlight from the start, with Yaya Toure going down in the area under a challenge from ex-Liverpool man Christian Poulsen only for the protests to be waved away.
Dutch great Johan Cruyff feels former team Ajax's chances of going deep in the Champions League are helped by playing Manchester City early.Having defeated the Premier League champions 3-1 earlier in the group stage, Eredivisie champions Ajax meet City at Etihad stadium for the reverse fixture on Tuesday.
Roberto Mancini says Manchester City's Champions League clash with Ajax is their 'last chance' to stay alive in the competition.Mancini's City side suffered defeat to Frank de Boer's men in the corresponding fixture last month and, having lost to Real Madrid and drawn at home against Borussia Dortmund, the Premier League champions are on the verge of elimination.
Roberto Mancini says a lack of collective experience is to blame for Manchester City's poor performances in the Champions League.City have lost two and drawn one of their first three matches in Group D of the competition, and look set to bow out at the group stage for the second year in succession.
Roberto Mancini has admitted it would take an 'incredible situation' for Manchester City to qualify from their Champions League group.The Premier League champions currently sit bottom of their group, labelled by many as this season's infamous 'group of death', after losing to both Real Madrid and Ajax and scraping a draw against Borussia Dortmund.