Found November 08, 2012 on NESN.com:
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini admitted Wednesday that his team has no chance of qualifying for the next round of the UEFA Champions League after its 2-2 draw against Ajax. “Unfortunately, we added just one point and now I think the Champions League is over,” said the coach, referring to his team’s chances to occupy one of the two places that give access to the knockout stage. Placed in the “group of death” along with Real Madrid, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City has just two points in four matches, putting in doubt even to reach the third position, which gives access to the UEFA Europe League. Mathematically, the Citizens still have a chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League if they beat Real Madrid in Manchester and the Germans in Dortmund, but then must wait for the Dutch fall in Germany and achieve at least a point at the Bernabeu (against Real Madrid). Mancini even joked with his team choices: “If we win these two games I think ou...
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