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Platt hails Dzeko's 'heavy goals'

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David Platt hailed the importance of Manchester City super-sub Edin Dzeko after his two late goals earned a 2-1 victory at West Brom.

City looked in danger of falling seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea after James Milner was sent off in the first half and then Shane Long broke the deadlock for West Brom. But Dzeko equalised within 60 seconds of entering the action with 20 minutes left and then in injury time snatched the winner with his sixth goal of the season.

City first-team coach Platt said: "If you look at Edin's career for Manchester City, the goals he has scored, he has got a lot of heavy goals, goals that are very important."

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West Bromwich Albion
Football
Manchester City
James Milner
Chelsea
Premier League
Shane Long
Edin Dzeko

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