Boyata boosted by Blues debut

04 January 2010 10:14
CITY defender Dedryck Boyata received the perfect compensation for missing a family Christmas when he was handed his senior debut at Middlesbrough. The 19-year-old was drafted into Roberto Mancini's starting line-up for the FA Cup third-round trip to the Riverside after being told to cancel a planned trip back to his native Belgium over the festive period.

Source: Man_City