Date: 17th December 2007 at 2:11pm
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Given – 7 – not much to do at all really but made one smart stop to keep the game at 0-0.

Beye – 6 – hardly a barnstorming game for last week`s match winner but steady nonetheless.

Rozenhal – 6 – thought Healy and Kamara would trouble him more but he did ok.

Cacapa – 7 – infinitely improved from the Pompey game where he looked the Brazilian Bramble.

N`Zogbia – 6 – wasted at left back. Can`t wait to buy a new one so Prince Charles can get forward.

Geremi – 5 – looks as slow as Micky Quinn. Might be the one positive about the ACN.

Barton – 7 – more like it. All action, showed bottle for the penalty. More of the same please Joey.

Butt – 7 – quiet destroyer style role suited the Ginger Warrior.

Milner – 6 – always busy but could have done with a bit more quality on the final ball.

Martins – 5 – subdued but there was little more you could expect when given such lousy service.

Smith – 6 – battled well and got chopped down for the penalty.

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