Man City coach Platt insists matchwinner Dzeko no supersub

Manchester City coach David Platt insists Edin Dzeko is no supersub. Dzeko came off the bench to fire home an 88th minute winner against Tottenham yesterday.

Manchester City coach David Platt insists Edin Dzeko is no supersub.

Dzeko came off the bench to fire home an 88th minute winner against Tottenham yesterday.

"We can only pick 11 players," said Platt.

"We have a lot of players who would play in almost any other Premier League team. Edin is one of those players.

"We felt we needed an injection. We needed a little bit more height to get a platform to hold the ball up.

"We also know he is a goal threat and he is fresh.

"He has scored lots of goals this season and since he has been here he has scored some heavy goals."

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