• Short Summary

    In Britain, Manchester City maintained its good form and beat Leeds United one-nil at home on Saturday (20/12).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Manchester City attacking from right to left (2 shots).
    0.21

    2.
    GV Manchester City taking corner and Leeds goalkeeper makes save.
    0.29

    3.
    GV Manchester attacking Leed's defence and Manchester's Kevin Reeves shoots and goalkeeper makes save.
    0.38

    4.
    GV Leeds attacking and Alex Sabella gets fouled so Leeds take free kick (2 shots).
    0.48

    5.
    GV Second half Manchester attacking from left to right and MacKenzie shoots for goal but goes wide.
    0.58

    6.
    GV Manchester attacking with Reeves getting goal.
    1.17


    TRANSCRIPT: DUCKENFIELD: "Manchester City playing from right to left began by showing the kind of form that has taken them away from the foot of the table. Tommy Hutchison creating the first of several chances for Steve MacKenzie.



    "The Leeds defence was under considerable pressure, players conceding a series of corners, but John Lukic in the Leeds goal was in impressive form, sitting on the ground to make another save from MacKenzie. Lukic showed more conventional ability when Phil Boyer's pass reached Kevin Reeves in the penalty area.



    "Leeds Argentine player Alex Sabella was closely marked and the City goal was threatened only by a handful of free kicks, well covered by defenders.



    "But the pace of the game wasn't sustained and in the second half even MacKenzie was restricted to shooting from long-range at the reliable Lukic.



    "A drew seemed the most likely result until a minute from time when City got the reward their earlier play merited. Lukic beaten by Reeves' half volley. Manchester City-one, Leeds United-nil."





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    SPORT: SOCCER
    TELERECORDING
    REPORTER: RICHARD DUCKENFIELD
    ENGLISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE
    NOT AVAILABLE FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Britain, Manchester City maintained its good form and beat Leeds United one-nil at home on Saturday (20/12). The Leeds defence was under severe pressure during the first half and conceded a number of corners, but their goalkeeper played superbly and made some spectacular saves. BBC's Richard Duckenfield reports:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4CFSG3MDHOG6D89IXN22604D2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CFSG3MDHOG6D89IXN22604D2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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