Final call is reward for rediscovering his best form after infamous injury and life lows
Italian striker had converted 26 penalties in succession before his miss
Second day of trouble mars Italy's 2-1 win over Mexico as demonstrators attack cost of World Cup
Mario Balotelli was one of those targeted
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Stoke City 0 Manchester City 1
Captain came off in first half against Manchester United
Champions beaten at home by local rivals Manchester United
Mancini has to surely jettison his belief Balotelli has a place in a serious team
Goalkeeper hits out at team-mates following dismal end to dreadful Champions League campaign
Halloween has come come early at Manchester City where players faces have been merged with frightening results.
Manchester City 3 Sunderland 0: Mario Balotelli's sulk was the only off-note in a harmonious display by Roberto Mancini's men
Joe Hart revelled in his spectacular performance that enabled Manchester City to escape an embarrassing Champions League drubbing at the hands of Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, comparing it to being "peppered by your mates" while playing in the park.
Adrian Chiles set the tone but others followed suit with plenty more nonsense... plus the odd clever quip