Wayne Rooney takes aim at Paddy Kenny's goalkeeping in Man City title win
"Paddy Kenny should have done better for a couple of the goals."
Wayne Rooney took aim at Paddy Kenny's goalkeeping in Manchester City's Premier League title triumph against Queen's Park Rangers in 2012.
The Manchester United record goalscorer was speaking following being inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Rooney felt the former Republic of Ireland international could have done more for at least one of City’s goals on the day.
The madness of Man City v QPR.
QPR were leading the game 2-1 heading into stoppage time, however, Edin Dzeko scored a header to level the tie in the remaining moments.
Man United had beaten Sunderland 1-0 at the Stadium of Light and were waiting for confirmation of City dropping points, which would have crowned them champions.
However, Sergio Aguero fired a shot past Kenny in the final embers of the game to send the Man City support into raptures.
Aguero's goal was one of the most iconic moments in Premier League history as the Argentinian's last-minute winner won the Premier League for Roberto Mancini's side.
Wayne Rooney criticises Paddy Kenny's goalkeeping.
Rooney, 37, reflected on Kenny's goalkeeping during Man City's emphatic 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium which saw them win the Premier League title.
The Derby County boss found it 'strange' that QPR kicked the ball straight back to the City players following their equaliser, as they were trying to secure their Premier League status.
Rooney also highlighted Djibril Cisse celebrating with the Man City after the game despite being on the losing side with QPR.
“On reflection, Paddy Kenny should have done better for a couple of the goals. City get the second goal, and QPR kick it straight back to them. That’s never been questioned, which I find strange," Rooney said at the Premier League Hall of Fame ceremony.
“Djibril Cisse celebrating with the City players after the game. Listen, it’s a historic moment in the Premier League, and I’m sure if you’re not a Manchester United player it’s probably the greatest moment in the league.”
Manchester City can win the Premier League title today 🏆
Here's a throwback to the drama of their first Premier League title win in 2011/12 and *that* Aguero goal 😍 pic.twitter.com/dsYmkJ6n7q
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 8, 2021
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