Mancini’s Manchester City: The laughing stock of Europe - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIs it Groundhog Day already? Haven’t we seen this movie before? Is there a glitch in the Matrix?
How did Manchester City, the EPL’s reigning champions/supposed contenders for Europe’s biggest prize, crash out of the Champions League? At the group stages, again.
Were it not for title-holder Chelsea’s more hideous Champions League campaign (and the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo), the Citizens surely would be the talk of town (or Europe for that matter). While the Blues are on the verge of exit, Manchester City are definitely not competing for the trophy with the big ears anymore, perhaps not even the Europa League.
Whereas one feels for Roberto Di Matteo, due to the unspoken decree of getting the very best out of Fernando Torres has probably cost him his job, such sentiment is not shared for Manchester City’s Roberto Mancini. The latter has once again confirmed the suspicion that ghosts around...