Europa League verdict: Manchester City 3 Lech Poznan 1

Emmanuel Adebayor brushed off the cobwebs in his goal celebration, as a hat-trick gave City victory over spirited Poznan. Both sides sought to attack in an entertaining fixture played out against the most remarkable away support ever seen at Eastlands.

Filling the away end were fans from Poland, while the upper tier of the East stand was given over to UK based Poles. Added to that were a sprinkling of other ex-pats around the home section! Those in the away end supplied the full reportoire of Eastern Europe crowd antics, switching from the slightly threatening to the quite comic.

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