Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Turner: We Can Beat Man City

Turner: We Can Beat Man City
Michael Turner has been talking up City`s chances ahead of the home fixture against Manchester City on Saturday after his old club recorded another victory against The Citizens. The Black Cats have enjoyed a run of three consecutive 1-0 home wins against the current champions, and Turner is hoping for the same from the Canaries.

Talking to the official site, he said: 'It`ll be a tough game against Manchester City - they`re champions of the league and they`ve got world-class players.

'It`s only a few days after Chelsea so it`s going to be tough, and they lost to Sunderland so they`re going to want to bounce back and beat us. It`ll be a tough game whatever happens.

'I think we need to play similarly to the games that we`ve won here [at Carrow Road], keeping it tight and hopefully create chances, score goals, and get something from the game.

'Sunderland have beaten them 1-0 a few times now and they obviously know what to do against them. We just hope to perform like we have done in recent weeks and hopefully get something from the game.'

Turner also believes that City were unlucky to see their run of 5 straight home wins ended on Boxing Day.

He continued: 'Chelsea was a tough game, and it was always going to be - they`re a top team with some top players.

'We knew it was going to be a test and we tried to keep it tight as we have done in other games here against big teams and we did that.

'Going behind was a bit of a disappointment, but we kept plugging away and were maybe a little bit unlucky in the end, we could have got something.

'We didn`t create too many chances but we kept in touch with them at 1-0 down, and when you`re in that situation then no matter how well or bad you`ve played there`s always a chance that you can get something from the game.

'We were pleased with how we defended in the game and we did limit them to very few chances, but they got that one and went in front which was disappointing.'

I admire Turner`s positivity and he almost sounds like a leader with some of those comments. Despite a terrible start to is City career, it`s turning into a good season for the big stopper, which will get even better should City send another Manchester-based team home pointless on Saturday.

OTBC
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Savvy_Monkey
Date:Thursday December 27 2012
Time: 11:29PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

Mbokani Available On A Free?

A report suggests

Dorrans Still A Wanted Man

City midfielder has plenty of admirers, it seems

Redmond Scores Again

City winger is on fire for England U21s

Benitez Stays At Newcastle

What does it mean for the rest of the Championship?

Archived Vital Norwich Articles

Vital Norwich articles from

Site Journalists

The Tuckster
Editor email
Profile
Savvy_Monkey
no email
Profile
LeeBoz
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Norwich Keep Alex Neil?
Suggested By: Tuckster
Yes79%
No21%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.FCBEARS419
2.DRAYTON GREEN378
3.Steve from Oz377
4.yellow belly247
5.suffolkcanary108
6.sminky51
7.northern yellow49
8.adrian2135
9.Rex18
10.TH2612