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Manchester City 3 Blackburn Rovers 0 Match Centre

Saturday, 25th February 2012

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 17:30 Venue: Eastlands Attendance: 46,782
Click for Manchester City squad list Man. City
Balotelli 30
Aguero 52
Dzeko 81
3 - 0 Blackburn R.
 
Click for Blackburn Rovers squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Manchester City 3, Blackburn Rovers 0.
90+4 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Manchester City 3, Blackburn Rovers 0.
90+4   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Martin Olsson.
90+2   Attempt saved. Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Morten Gamst Pedersen.
90   Attempt saved. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.
89   Attempt missed. Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.
14   Hand ball by Yaya Touré (Manchester City).
86   Attempt missed. Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by David Pizarro with a cross.
86   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
86   Substitution, Manchester City. James Milner replaces Yaya Touré.
85   Delay in match Yaya Touré (Manchester City) because of an injury.
85   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Bradley Orr.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
81 mc-goal Goal! Manchester City 3, Blackburn Rovers 0. Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
79   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Vincent Kompany.
79   Attempt blocked. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
79   Substitution, Manchester City. Edin Dzeko replaces Mario Balotelli.
78   Foul by Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City).
69   Marcus Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
78   Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
77   Delay in match Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) because of an injury.
76   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Bradley Orr.
76   Attempt blocked. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Pablo Zabaleta with a cross.
73   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
73   Foul by Bradley Orr (Blackburn Rovers).
72   Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).
72   Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
71   Substitution, Manchester City. David Pizarro replaces Adam Johnson.
70   Foul by Sergio Agüero (Manchester City).
70   Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
70   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Rubén Rochina replaces Mauro Formica.
70   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Steven N'Zonzi replaces Radosav Petrovic.
69   Hand ball by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).
69   Attempt blocked. Yaya Touré (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Johnson.
68   Attempt blocked. David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Yakubu.
67   Offside, Manchester City. Adam Johnson tries a through ball, but David Silva is caught offside.
67   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Martin Olsson.
65   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
65   Foul by Bradley Orr (Blackburn Rovers).
62   Attempt missed. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.
62   Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mario Balotelli.
60   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
60   Delay in match Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) because of an injury.
57   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Joleon Lescott.
52 mc-goal Goal! Manchester City 2, Blackburn Rovers 0. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.
52 mc-yellow Bradley Orr (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card.
51   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Martin Olsson.
51   Attempt blocked. Adam Johnson (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Yaya Touré.
49   Hand ball by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).
47   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
47   Foul by Bradley Orr (Blackburn Rovers).
-   Second Half begins Manchester City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.
45+3 mc-whistle First Half ends, Manchester City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.
45+2   Attempt missed. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Mario Balotelli with a through ball.
45+2   Attempt missed. Yaya Touré (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Mario Balotelli.
45+1   Attempt missed. Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Mario Balotelli following a fast break.
45+1   Attempt missed. David Silva (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Mario Balotelli with a cross.
44   Attempt missed. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Mario Balotelli following a corner.
43   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Martin Olsson.
39   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
37   Attempt missed. Yaya Touré (Manchester City) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right following a corner.
37   Attempt saved. Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
36   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Martin Olsson.
36   Attempt missed. Joleon Lescott (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross following a corner.
36   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Scott Dann.
34   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
34   Marcus Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
34   Attempt saved. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
32   Attempt missed. Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City) left footed shot from long range on the left is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Yaya Touré.
30 mc-goal Goal! Manchester City 1, Blackburn Rovers 0. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
29   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
28   Delay in match Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.
27   Foul by Sergio Agüero (Manchester City).
27   Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
26   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
25   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
25   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
24   Attempt saved. Adam Johnson (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by David Silva.
23 mc-yellow Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
22   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
22   Foul by Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers).
21   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
21   Foul by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
20   Attempt blocked. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
20   Attempt blocked. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.
19   Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Johnson.
16   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
16   Foul by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
15   Offside, Manchester City. David Silva tries a through ball, but Mario Balotelli is caught offside.
14   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Bradley Orr.
12   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
12   Foul by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
11   Attempt missed. Yaya Touré (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nigel de Jong.
8   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
8   Foul by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
5   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Joleon Lescott.
5   Attempt blocked. Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Yakubu.
5   Attempt blocked. Marcus Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
4   Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).
4   Marcus Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
2   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Paul Robinson.
1   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Adam Johnson.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
25 Joe Hart
4 Vincent Kompany
13 Aleksandar Kolarov
6 Joleon Lescott
5 Pablo Zabaleta
34 Nigel de Jong
42 Yaya Toure (Milner 86)
21 David Silva
11 Adam Johnson (Pizarro 71)
45 Mario Balotelli (Dzeko 79)
16 Sergio Aguero
Substitutes
19 Samir Nasri
22 Gael Clichy
10 Edin Dzeko (Balotelli 79)
8 David Pizarro (Johnson 71)
2 Micah Richards
7 James Milner (Toure 86)
30 Costel Pantilimon
Starting line-ups
1 Paul Robinson
18 Bradley Orr
31 Grant Hanley
16 Scott Dann
3 Martin Olsson
23 David Hoilett
10 Mauro Formica (Rochina 70)
12 Morten Gamst Pedersen
14 Radosav Petrovic (Nzonzi 70)
21 Markus Olsson
24 Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Substitutes
29 Simon Vukcevic
13 Mark Bunn
15 Steven Nzonzi (Petrovic 70)
9 Anthony Modeste
39 Adam Henley
25 David Goodwillie
20 Ruben Rochina (Formica 70)

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