Dindane rescues Pompey while Adebayor seals Citizens victory:Premier League midweek round-up
Portsmouth 1-1 Sunderland
Cameroon forward Aroune Dindane was able to salvage a point for troubled Portsmouth at the Fratton Park in a match against Sunderland. Dindane who is on loan at Pompey from RC Lens headed home a deep cross from O’Hara in 5th minute of injury time.
Senegal’s Papa Bouba Diop and Algeria’s Hassan Yebda also started for Portsmouth. Nigeria’s Nwankwo Kanu replaced Papa Diop in the 76th minute and Nadir Belhadj replaced fellow country man Yebda in the 78th minute. New loan signing, Ghana’s Quincy Owusu-Abeyie was on the bench.
Man City 2-0 Bolton
Togo’s Adebayor scored his ninth goal of the season when he controlled beautifully hit a brilliant volley in the 73 minute to seal Citizens victory against Bolton. Kolo Toure was solid at the back for City.
Fulham 3-0 Burnley
Nigeria’s Dickson Etuhu played the entire 90 minutes for Fulham. He received a yellow card in 37th minute of the game. Defender André Bikey of Cameroon also lasted the full duration for Burnley.
Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool
Arsenal’s Cameroonian midfielder Alexandre Song was one of the better players in this match. Ivory Coast’s Emmanuel Eboue also played the entire 90 minutes for Arsenal.
Everton 2-1 Chelsea
An impressive Didier Drogba led the Chelsea attack but failed to find the net against a very determined Everton side. Mikel Obi lasted 76 minute on the pitch before being replaced by Sturridge. Salomon Kalou came on in the 66 minute for Anelka.