• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 01 October 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
0 - 4
Manchester City

Manchester City

Johnson 55"

Balotelli 58"

Nasri 72"

Savic 86"

Blackburn Rovers vs Manchester City


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
35 Lowe
4 Samba
16 Dann
5 Givet
14 Petrovic
15 Nzonzi
12 Pedersen
25 Goodwillie
24 Yakubu
23 Hoilett
Substitutes
13 Bunn
10 Formica
19 Slew
20 Rochina
29 Vukcevic
30 Roberts
31 Hanley

Manchester City

25 Hart
5 Zabaleta
4 Kompany
6 Lescott
13 Kolarov
7 Milner
42 Toure Yaya
21 Silva
11 Johnson55"
16 Aguero
45 Balotelli58"
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon
10 Dzeko
15 Savic86"
18 Barry
19 Nasri72"
22 Clichy
34 De Jong

Possession Stats

30%
70%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Manchester City

L W L W L L W W


Live Text Commentary
91:09 +1.09
 

Pablo Zabaleta concedes a free kick for a foul on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Direct free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

89:54
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Joe Hart.

88:56
 

Unfair challenge on Mauro Formica by Aleksandar Kolarov results in a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

87:41
Substitution
 

Edin Dzeko joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mario Balotelli.

86:24
Goal
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Samir Nasri, Stefan Savic scores a headed goal from close in. Blackburn 0-4 Man City.Samir Nasri provided the assist for the goal.

85:56
 

Effort from 12 yards by Aleksandar Kolarov. Blocked by Jason Lowe.

84:48
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

82:07
 

Jason Lowe concedes a free kick for a foul on David Silva. Mario Balotelli restarts play with the free kick. David Silva takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann. Effort from outside the penalty area by Mario Balotelli goes wide left of the goal.

79:35
 

Corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

78:07
Substitution
 

Stefan Savic is brought on as a substitute for Adam Johnson.

76:32
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, save made by Joe Hart.

75:58
 

Mauro Formica produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Save by Joe Hart.

75:27
 

Aleksandar Kolarov produces a drilled left-footed shot from 35 yards. Paul Robinson makes a save.

72:31
Goal
 

Samir Nasri grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 0-3 Man City.Assist by David Silva.

71:54
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a short corner.

71:47
 

The ball is sent over by David Hoilett, blocked by Pablo Zabaleta.

68:37
 

Foul by Pablo Zabaleta on Jason Lowe, free kick awarded. Pablo Zabaleta receives a caution. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

66:42
 

Foul by Aleksandar Kolarov on Mauro Formica, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, save by Joe Hart.

65:31
 

Unfair challenge on Gael Givet by Samir Nasri results in a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

61:12
 

Unfair challenge on David Hoilett by Pablo Zabaleta results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

60:18
Substitution
 

Mauro Formica replaces David Goodwillie.

58:47
Goal
 

Samir Nasri crosses the ball, Mario Balotelli gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 0-2 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Samir Nasri.

57:55
Yellow card
 

Gael Givet concedes a free kick for a foul on James Milner. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick. Gael Givet is given a yellow card.

55:57
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Adam Johnson from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Blackburn 0-1 Man City.Aleksandar Kolarov provided the assist for the goal.

55:35
 

Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

55:30
 

Aleksandar Kolarov sends in a cross, Christopher Samba makes a clearance.

54:51
 

The ball is crossed by David Silva, clearance by Christopher Samba.

54:45
 

The ball is sent over by Aleksandar Kolarov, clearance by Christopher Samba.

52:05
 

Pablo Zabaleta challenges Morten Gamst Pedersen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

51:11
 

Effort from just inside the area by Mario Balotelli hits the post.

49:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Goodwillie by Mario Balotelli. Direct free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

48:22
 

Centre by David Hoilett, clearance by Aleksandar Kolarov.

47:56
 

Vincent Kompany gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

45:33 +0.33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Radosav Petrovic by Aleksandar Kolarov. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

45:55
 

David Silva takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Short corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line. Blocked by Christopher Samba.

45:21
 

The ball is swung over by Aleksandar Kolarov, Morten Gamst Pedersen makes a clearance.

44:58
 

Unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta by David Hoilett results in a free kick. Pablo Zabaleta takes the free kick.

44:09
 

Mario Balotelli has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

42:25
 

Effort from inside the area by Mario Balotelli misses to the left of the goal.

42:01
 

Short corner worked by Samir Nasri.

40:28
 

David Goodwillie fouled by Joleon Lescott, the ref awards a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen restarts play with the free kick.

37:23
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Joe Hart makes a comfortable save.

36:44
 

Mario Balotelli produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

34:47
 

Effort from outside the box by James Milner goes wide right of the target.

34:39
 

The ball is crossed by Adam Johnson, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

32:41
 

David Hoilett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson. Aleksandar Kolarov crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

31:33
 

Pablo Zabaleta concedes a free kick for a foul on David Hoilett. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

29:14
 

Samir Nasri takes a short corner, Adam Johnson produces a cross, Paul Robinson makes a save.

28:56
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

27:51
 

Corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the right by-line, Joe Hart fouled by David Goodwillie, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Hart takes the free kick.

26:55
Substitution
 

Samir Nasri replaces Sergio Aguero.

23:55
 

Shot by Mario Balotelli. Blocked by Jason Lowe.

22:01
 

The ball is sent over by James Milner, comfortable save by Paul Robinson.

16:50
 

Adam Johnson takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson.

13:38
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen delivers the ball, clearance made by Joleon Lescott.

12:43
 

Foul by Gnegneri Toure Yaya on David Goodwillie, free kick awarded. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

10:49
 

Foul by Ayegbeni Yakubu on Gnegneri Toure Yaya, free kick awarded. Joleon Lescott restarts play with the free kick.

9:38
 

David Silva takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson. Effort on goal by Mario Balotelli from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

7:36
 

The referee gives a free kick against James Milner for handball. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

6:29
 

A cross is delivered by Pablo Zabaleta, clearance made by Scott Dann.

5:25
 

Foul by David Goodwillie on Aleksandar Kolarov, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

3:27
 

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

1:34
 

David Goodwillie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli. James Milner restarts play with the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 33 39 77
2 Man City 34 34 67
3 Arsenal 33 31 67
4 Man Utd 34 25 65
5 Liverpool 34 10 58
6 Tottenham Hotspur 34 6 58
7 Southampton 34 21 57
8 Swansea 34 -3 50
9 Stoke 34 -3 47
10 Everton 34 1 44

Full Barclays Premier League Table