Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 9/29/12
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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is relieved the latest in a number of recent "mistakes" did not cost his side at Fulham on Saturday. The reigning Premier League champions picked up a 2-1 victory by the Thames thanks to substitute Edin Dzeko's goal three minutes from time. The Bosnia international's goal followed Sergio Aguero's effort late in the first half, which levelled things up at Craven Cottage after Mladen Petric's penalty had given the hosts a 10th-minute lead. Referee Mark Halsey awarded the spot-kick after adjudging Pablo Zabaleta trip on John Arne Riise to be just inside the 18-yard box - a decision that irked Mancini. "Against Fulham here it is always difficult," the City boss said. "They are a good team, have good players, a good manager. "This pitch is always a tough for us but the problem is we were 1-0 down and I don't know why because the penalty was not a penalty. "We were 1-0 down and Fulham didn't shoot on goal for the first 20 minutes. "That was a...
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