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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 25 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers vs Manchester City


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
4 Samba
28 Jones
5 Givet
7 Emerton
8 Dunn
2 Jones
3 Olsson
21 Mwaruwari
30 Roberts
Substitutes
13 Bunn
9 Kalinic
10 Formica
12 Pedersen
20 Rochina
31 Hanley
41 Diouf

Manchester City

25 Hart
5 Zabaleta
4 Kompany
19 Lescott
13 Kolarov
34 De Jong
18 Barry
11 Johnson
42 Toure Yaya
21 Silva
45 Balotelli
Substitutes
12 Taylor
7 Milner
8 Wright-Phillips
10 Dzeko
24 Vieira
27 Jo
38 Boyata

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Manchester City

L L W W W W W W
Head to Head
Man City
1-1
Blackburn 11-Sep-2010
Man City
4-1
Blackburn 11-Jan-2010
Blackburn
0-2
Man City 15-Aug-2009
Man City
3-1
Blackburn 02-May-2009
Blackburn
2-2
Man City 28-Dec-2008
Man City
2-2
Blackburn 27-Dec-2007


Live Text Commentary
94:48 +4.48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michel Salgado by Edin Dzeko. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

92:50 +2.5
 

Joleon Lescott concedes a free kick for a foul on Nikola Kalinic. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Martin Olsson, save by Joe Hart.

91:57 +1.57
 

Brett Emerton challenges Edin Dzeko unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

90:30 +0.3
 

Foul by Jason Roberts on Joleon Lescott, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Hart.

89:00
Substitution
 

Edin Dzeko handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Dedryk Boyata joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Silva. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ruben Rochina, clearance by Pablo Zabaleta.

86:25
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Roberts by Vincent Kompany results in a free kick. The ball is sent over by Ruben Rochina, Phil Jones has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

86:14
 

The ball is delivered by Martin Olsson, Patrick Vieira manages to make a clearance.

84:23
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Edin Dzeko by Christopher Samba results in a free kick. Mame Diouf is brought on as a substitute for Gael Givet. Free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

82:58
Substitution
 

Mario Balotelli goes off and Patrick Vieira comes on.

82:12
 

Ruben Rochina produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

81:12
 

Pablo Zabaleta concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Roberts. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Brett Emerton from left wing, Pablo Zabaleta makes a clearance.

74:04
Goal
 

David Silva sends in a cross, Edin Dzeko finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 0-1 Man City.David Silva provided the assist for the goal.

73:35
 

Foul by Nikola Kalinic on Vincent Kompany, free kick awarded. Nigel De Jong restarts play with the free kick.

73:21
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

71:27
Substitution
 

Adam Johnson leaves the field to be replaced by Edin Dzeko.

69:36
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov by Brett Emerton results in a free kick. The referee shows Brett Emerton a yellow card. Nikola Kalinic on for Benjani Mwaruwari. Aleksandar Kolarov takes the free kick.

69:17
 

Nigel De Jong fouled by Ruben Rochina, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

68:28
 

Benjani Mwaruwari produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

67:52
 

David Silva produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

66:44
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ruben Rochina, save made by Joe Hart.

66:30
 

The ball is delivered by Michel Salgado, Aleksandar Kolarov makes a clearance.

66:01
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ruben Rochina to the near post, clearance made by Mario Balotelli.

64:33
 

Nigel De Jong gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ruben Rochina. Brett Emerton restarts play with the free kick. Christopher Samba takes a shot. David Silva gets a block in.

62:49
 

Christopher Samba fouled by David Silva, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the indirect free kick.

62:01
Substitution
 

David Dunn goes off and Ruben Rochina comes on.

60:47
 

Mario Balotelli challenges Phil Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

60:32
 

Jermaine Jones produces a cross, clearance by Vincent Kompany.

58:53
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Olsson by Nigel De Jong. Booking for Nigel De Jong for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by David Dunn, clearance by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

57:39
 

Martin Olsson sends in a cross.

56:42
 

Jason Roberts takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

53:58
 

The ball is sent over by Martin Olsson.

52:50
 

Pablo Zabaleta concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Roberts. The free kick is swung in right-footed by David Dunn, comfortable save by Joe Hart.

52:27
 

Brett Emerton takes a shot. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.

51:37
Yellow card
 

Mario Balotelli gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Givet. Mario Balotelli shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by David Dunn from left wing, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.

50:06
 

A cross is delivered by Brett Emerton, Martin Olsson produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

49:49
 

Martin Olsson crosses the ball, Aleksandar Kolarov manages to make a clearance.

48:09
 

Foul by Jermaine Jones on Gnegneri Toure Yaya, free kick awarded. Caution for Jermaine Jones. Free kick crossed left-footed by Aleksandar Kolarov, Joleon Lescott challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

47:45
 

Phil Jones delivers the ball, save by Joe Hart.

46:54
 

Brett Emerton fouled by Mario Balotelli, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

46:16
 

Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson, save by Paul Robinson.

45:59
 

A cross is delivered by David Silva, Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson.

45:46
 

Adam Johnson delivers the ball, clearance by Michel Salgado.

45:16 +0.16
 

Outswinging corner taken by Adam Johnson, clearance made by Gael Givet.

44:53
 

The ball is crossed by Aleksandar Kolarov.

44:12
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya produces a cross, blocked by Phil Jones.

43:19
 

The ball is sent over by Adam Johnson, Paul Robinson makes a save.

42:29
 

Benjani Mwaruwari concedes a free kick for a foul on Joleon Lescott. Free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

42:16
 

Christopher Samba takes a shot. Blocked by Aleksandar Kolarov.

41:51
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by David Dunn, Pablo Zabaleta makes a clearance.

41:36
 

Jason Roberts produces a cross, Pablo Zabaleta manages to make a clearance.

40:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta by Brett Emerton. Free kick taken by Vincent Kompany.

39:58
 

Michel Salgado produces a cross, Headed effort from close range by Christopher Samba goes wide left of the target.

39:01
 

Jason Roberts fouled by Nigel De Jong, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by David Dunn, Pablo Zabaleta manages to make a clearance.

38:36
 

Effort from 18 yards by Mario Balotelli.

38:14
 

Outswinging corner taken by Adam Johnson.

38:08
 

Aleksandar Kolarov sends in a cross, clearance by Michel Salgado.

36:33
 

The ball is crossed by Brett Emerton.

34:32
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Dunn, Christopher Samba has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

29:10
Yellow card
 

Gareth Barry challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gareth Barry is shown a yellow card. David Dunn shoots direct from the free kick, Joe Hart makes a comfortable save.

27:48
 

Brett Emerton concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Barry. Indirect free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

23:59
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Jermaine Jones makes a clearance.

23:52
 

The ball is delivered by Aleksandar Kolarov, clearance made by Christopher Samba.

18:19
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Johnson, clearance by Christopher Samba.

16:36
 

Michel Salgado concedes a free kick for a foul on David Silva. Free kick crossed left-footed by David Silva from left wing, Phil Jones makes a clearance. Adam Johnson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

15:56
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson played to the near post, Gareth Barry takes a shot. Michel Salgado makes a clearance.

15:49
 

A cross is delivered by Pablo Zabaleta, Phil Jones manages to make a clearance.

14:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Silva by Brett Emerton. Indirect free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

13:42
 

Centre by David Silva, clearance made by Phil Jones.

11:45
 

Gareth Barry challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the indirect free kick.

11:34
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya delivers the ball, Martin Olsson gets a block in.

9:25
 

Effort by Aleksandar Kolarov from a long way out goes over the crossbar.

9:02
 

A cross is delivered by Brett Emerton, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.

8:48
 

Aleksandar Kolarov produces a cross, clearance made by Christopher Samba.

5:58
 

Unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli by David Dunn results in a free kick. Mario Balotelli produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, comfortable save by Paul Robinson.

4:50
 

Centre by Adam Johnson, clearance by Christopher Samba.

4:02
 

The ball is crossed by Pablo Zabaleta, clearance by Christopher Samba.

3:11
 

Inswinging corner taken by Adam Johnson, Christopher Samba manages to make a clearance.

2:43
 

A cross is delivered by Mario Balotelli, Shot from just outside the penalty area by David Silva hits the post.

1:27
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Benjani Mwaruwari on Nigel De Jong. Nigel De Jong takes the free kick.

:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jermaine Jones on David Silva. Indirect free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

Full Barclays Premier League Table