Kompany and Toure make a run to the near post on this corner, while Johnson (marking Toure) and Kuyt (marking Kompany) track them. Kompany makes a run between Toure and Johnson, cutting Kuyt off.
Kuyt runs into Johnson, knocking him over, then makes a despairing dive to block Kompany’s header with his outstretched arms. Fortunately for him, his desperate attempt at getting a red card fails as Kompany heads it over his hands and in.
Adam seems to have stopped shooting constantly from the halfway line; now he prefers to take his wildly inaccurate possession-conceding shots from 35 yards out.
Luckily this time Lescott was on hand to steer it past the wrong-footed Hart into an empty net. It’s a shame, as it will only encourage him to keep taking ridiculous shots.
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