Ref Reds Wrong Baggie; Man City Romps

Published on 22-Mar-2015 by srijan213

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Ref Reds Wrong Baggie; Man City Romps

After being boxed around for 90+ minutes by Barcelona, Manchester City cruised to a 3-0 result against West Bromwich Albion.

The Baggies clearly will never be confused with Barça, but then again, neither will Burnley. It was a battle to regain City's morale, and they came out of it with flying colors. The race to the Premiership's finish line may not be a one-horse race, after all.

As the show got on the road, it looked like the Keystone Kops were having an intrasquad scrimmage:

Itchy fingers for a red card, ref? Dude had a choice and blew it, too.

Later, the gauntlet runner in that sorry episode of mistaken identity, Wilfried Bony, opened his account for the club:

There's a lotta dude to that dude, but he still manages to move it around like a cat. And what's West Brom's No 4 thinking? Certainly not offside. He should get an assist.

The second strike for City was another one for the blooper reel, as Baggies wound up strewn everywhere:

Three Bagsters aided Fernando on that goal. Even match-fixing couldn't produce that scene.

Then, City’s David Silva got to the right place at the right time to seal the deal for the reigning Champions:

His feet work like a wand in the pitch. Still, how that shot got through without a seeing-eye dog was more proof that this wasn't a Baggies kind of day.

Chelsea still have two games in hand and the title seems to be theirs for the taking. But a few more crazy games like this in the last few weeks and the plot could thicken. For that to happen, though, Manchester City has to be better than the gap.

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