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first_img The 36-year-old, on loan from City’s Major League Soccer venture in New York, rescued a point for the hosts five minutes from time after an afternoon of much frustration. Lampard scored 211 times in 648 appearances for the Stamford Bridge side so it was no surprise when his 78th-minute appearance off the bench was cheered to the rafters by the away supporters, already jubilant after Andre Schurrle’s goal following Pablo Zabaleta’s red card. Chelsea’s record goalscorer Frank Lampard repaid the adulation of the visiting fans who cheered his arrival as a Manchester City substitute by scoring a late equaliser for his new club. Aside from an optimistic handball shout against Yaya Toure from Cesc Fabregas’s free-kick it was the closest Chelsea came to threatening. In fact Costa’s most significant first-half intervention saw him tangle with Edin Dzeko which could have resulted in a penalty but only led to a corner, which was easily repelled. It was virtually one-way traffic in the first 45 minutes as Dzeko and Toure both failed to convert early headers, setting a dismal precedent for some mediocre set-piece play from City. With Milner enjoying a bright start down the right-hand side City stroked the ball about confidently but found, like in their 1-0 home defeat to Chelsea last season, they were smothered as soon as they got within 10 yards of the penalty area. Fernandinho sliced wide from outside area and Sergio Aguero, whom had earlier been left in a heap when John Terry went through the back of him unnoticed by referee Mike Dean, hooked over. Toure almost unlocked Chelsea’s watertight defence from a looping ball with outside of his right foot but it dropped agonisingly out of Aguero’s reach. City’s pressure continued after the break as Fernandinho blazed wide and Aguero forced Thibaut Courtois to fumble a snap-shot before the advantage swung in Chelsea’s favour with Zabaleta’s dismissal. Having already been booked for a first-half foul on Eden Hazard the Argentinian rashly dived in at Costa and the Chelsea striker reacted aggressively and Dean showed both yellow cards – which meant a premature departure for the City defender. Manuel Pellegrini had no option but to shore up the right-back spot by sacrificing Aguero for Bacary Sagna but having got City where they wanted them, Chelsea applied what appeared to be the finishing blow as Hazard curled an inviting, low, cross to the far post where Schurrle tapped home. Costa had chances to put the game beyond City with a header straight at Joe Hart and then shooting against the post before Lampard, of all people, made him and his former employers pay. He made a special effort to applaud the Chelsea fans at the final whistle but their club idol may have lost a little of his sheen in their eyes now. However, it was City fans who raised the roof when the former England midfielder rammed home man of the match James Milner’s pass, although he predictably refused to celebrate. His goal ended the Premier League leaders’ 100 per cent record, but as Chelsea had arrived at the Etihad Stadium with a game plan not to lose it was probably, on balance, the most they deserved. Having conceded a vast amount of territory and possession for over an hour, the dismissal of Zabaleta was the signal for Jose Mourinho’s side to seize their chance and substitute Schurrle did exactly that with 19 minutes left. But Lampard’s intervention ensured the gap to Chelsea at the top remained at five. Had it been eight there would have been critics writing off their challenge already. City gave a debut to Eliaquim Mangala, their £32million signing from Porto brought in to add greater depth at centre-back, but his job was made much easier playing alongside his irrepressible captain Vincent Kompany. Diego Costa, over whom fitness doubts still persist after he was rested for the midweek Champions League draw with Schalke, arrived at the Etihad Stadium as the Premier League’s hottest striker with seven goals in four matches. But with the greatest respect to the likes of Everton’s Phil Jagielka, Swansea’s Ashley Williams, Leicester’s Wes Morgan or Burnley’s Michael Duff, the Spain international found himself facing a whole different class of opponent. As City dominated possession and territory it took until midway through the first half for their first real one-to-one but with Costa looking to drive into the left of the penalty area he was comfortably muscled off the ball by Kompany. Press Associationlast_img read more

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first_img Related Articles StumbleUpon Betby goes live with Advabet July 15, 2020 Sportsbook supplier BETBY has launched a number of new widgets which will be available to its operator partners looking to differentiate their offerings across their sportsbook platforms.The new widgets will allow operators to offer ‘bespoke promotions’ to users. The widgets will provide a complete bet cycle, where users can place a bet directly with the overlying widget without having to click on a set event, or without going onto the sportsbook page at all.Chris Nikolopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer at BETBY, said: “We are thrilled to release the latest innovative addition to our sportsbook offering, our dynamic widgets.“The easily-customisable options allow our partners to create a user experience unique to their platform, and aligns with our goal of supporting operators with the tools needed for them to thrive.“Our roadmap continues to be filled with exciting products and innovations, and we look forward to further exciting announcements at ICE London in a few weeks’ time.”A number of the tools are available to BETBY’s operator partners including a Top Match selection, a Top Outright bet, and a Combo of the Day widget, with 10 more currently in development by Betby.In December, the sportsbook supplier strengthened its European expansion strategy after appointing Eva Berkova as its new Chief Operating Officer.Berkova has a wealth of leadership experience across multiple sectors, including Human Resources, Marketing and IT aspects. BETBY grows esports portfolio with Rocket League addition July 7, 2020 Betby receives green light from MGA August 10, 2020 Share Submit Sharelast_img read more

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first_imgThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the RBI Assistant prelims exam 2016 admit cards on its official website, the link or which is https://www.rbi.org.in/As per report, the preliminary exam will be conducted on December 23 and 24, 2016.Steps to download the admit cards:Log on to the official website, rbi.org.inClick on “Opportunities @ RBI”Then click on, “Current Vacancies” displayed inside the yellow beltClick on the “Call Letters” linkFurther, click on the link which says “Recruitment of Assistant 2016 – Online Exam Call Letter”Enter all the required details in a prescribed formatAdmit cards will be displayedTake a printout of the same for future reference.Earlier, the notification was released to fill up 610 Assistant posts.Category-wise posts:SC: 109ST: 6OBC: 124General: 313Important note:Candidates need to carry a photocopy of a valid photo ID proof.Also, carry one ball point pen.Examination scheme:The RBI Assistant Online Examination will be conducted in two phases- Preliminary and Mains examination followed by an interviewThe Preliminary examination will be conducted for 100 marksHowever, the Mains examination will be conducted for 200 marks. RBI will conduct the Interview for 35 marks.Section-wise syllabus:Reasoning: Analytical functions, Space visualisation, Judgment, Problem solving, Discrimination, Arithmetical number series, Visual memory, Observation, Arithmetical reasoning, Relationship concepts, Differences, Analysis, Similarities, and Analogies.Quantitative Aptitude: Decimals And Fractions, Whole Numbers, Relationship Between Numbers, Ratio and Proportion, HCF and LCM, Simplification, Profit and Loss, Time And Work, Percentage, Partnership, Simple Interest, Time And Distance, Compound Interest, Permutations & Combination’s, Number Series, Probability,  Approximate Values, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency.advertisementEnglish Language:  Antonyms, Synonyms, General Grammar,Comprehension of a Passage, Sentence Completion, Vocabulary.General Awareness: Computer Knowledge, Banking Knowledge, Commissions, Appointments, Resignations, Sport, Science And Technology, Economy, Important Awards & Honors, Current National And International Events, Prominent Personalities, Polity.Computer Knowledge: Security Aspects for PC, PC and System Software, Operating and DOS, Introduction of Computer and History, Computer Device,Advanced Technology Regarding Computer, MS Excel, MS Word, Various Uses of Computer, The Internet Programming Language, Computer Network, Computer of Future, E-world.Selection procedure:Final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in the Online Main examination and interview taken together in the order of merit.Important dates:The examination will be held on December 23 and 24, 2016.Read: Karnataka II PUC 2017 tentative exam dates released: Check here Read: IGNOU to launch sand art certificate course Click here for examination, admission related news.For more details, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img read more

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