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Hulk was the target of City chants

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Too little, too late for sloppy City

Manchester City 3 (Aguero 60, 82, Balotelli pen 75) Sporting Lisbon 2 (Fernandez 33, Van Wolfswinkel 40) 3-3 on aggregate; Sporting win on away goals

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Hulk was the target of City chants

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Porto are considering a complaint to UEFA against Manchester City fans after they taunted Brazilian striker Hulk with chants of "You're Not Incredible".

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Carlos Tevez has to rebuild trust after his five-month absence

Mancini offers hand to Tevez but compatriot steals show

Welcome (back) to Manchester, Carlos; the Etihad Stadium on its feet, singing the name of an Argentine who had propelled their football club into the last 16 of the Europa League.

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City ease into Europa League last 16

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Samir Nasri is determined to prove his move to Manchester City was not a mistake.

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