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Sven pleased with win at Shrewsbury

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Sven-Goran Eriksson has declared himself pleased with his City side's 2-0 victory over Shrewsbury last night.

Late goals from Bernardo Corradi and Paul Dickov gave the Blues a deserved win and afterwards Sven said: "I thought we played rather well first half, but we have to score goals, it seems like we are saving the goals for the start of the Premier League.

"There were a lot of chances, but it’s good that we made the chances. We played two teams and we’d discussed it a lot and I wanted to do that today because I wanted to see all the squad.

"On Saturday it won’t be like that we have to think about the week after and which team I want to start against West Ham. It was good to try it and a good work out for all of them.

When questioned whether he had a better idea regarding his starting XI, Eriksson revealed: "Yes of course I do, but I’m quite sure something will happen soon with new players coming in and that’s very good."

Keep logged on to mcfc.co.uk during the day to see if Sven's words ring true.

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