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Platt defends under-fire Mancini

Manchester City assistant-manager David Platt has leapt to the defence of under-pressure boss Roberto Mancini after his team were booed off following another goalless draw at Eastlands.

Mancini has come under fire from the fans for being far too negative and was derided for replacing striker Carlos Tevez with defensive midfielder Gareth Barry during Saturday's 0-0 draw against Birmingham.

The Italian manager's questionable decision followed on from a hugely defensive display in the derby stalemate against Manchester United in midweek and was greeted with chants of "what is going on" from the stands.

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kulka4334d ago

yopu cant defend the undefendalble he got to go

GJ234334d ago

Definately, he wont last long

GJ234334d ago

How can he be defended. "He isn't a defensive coach" ? Has Platt been watching the games with his back to the pitch?