Found July 27, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
Manchester City won the Asia Trophy as Edin Dzeko's spectacular strike earned a 1-0 victory over Premier League rivals Sunderland . In dreadful conditions, the striker's ninth minute, 20-yard volley settled the contest on an infamous, rain-soaked pitch at the Hong Kong Stadium. Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic is stretchered off during the win against Sunderland at Hong Kong Stadium (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images). City's winning margin could have been more convincing but Dzeko, who also scored in the semi-final win over South China, did not match the magnificence of his volley when sending a second-half penalty high and wretchedly wide. It may have been a friendly tournament but the victory ensured new City boss Manuel Pellegrini earned his first trophy since succeeding Roberto Mancini earlier this summer. It was not quite a trouble-free victory for City as key defender Matija Nastastic was stretchered off in the second half but they were the better...

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