• Capital One Cup
  • Date: Wed 21 September 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City

Manchester City

Hargreaves 16"

Balotelli 37"

2 - 0

Manchester City vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Manchester City

30 Pantilimon
24 Onuoha
28 Toure
15 Savic
3 Bridge
5 Zabaleta
20 Hargreaves16"
62 Razak
13 Kolarov
32 Tevez
45 Balotelli37"
Substitutes
12 Taylor
44 Rekik
7 Milner
22 Clichy
36 Suarez
16 Aguero
49 Scapuzzi

Birmingham City

13 Doyle
23 Spector
5 Ibanez
24 Davies
3 Murphy
7 Burke
8 N'Daw
18 Fahey
11 Beausejour
22 Redmond
17 Rooney
Substitutes
1 Myhill
4 Caldwell
9 King
14 Gomis
19 Zigic
25 Asante
36 Jervis

Possession Stats

59%
41%

Form Guide - Capital One Cup

Manchester City

W W W W W W W L

Birmingham City

W L W D W D W L


Live Text Commentary
91:39 +1.39
 

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by Marlon King misses to the left of the goal.

91:17 +1.17
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Costel Pantilimon.

88:20
 

Short corner taken by James Milner.

87:45
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, Kolo Toure manages to make a clearance.

86:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis by Karim Rekik. David Murphy has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Costel Pantilimon.

85:45
Substitution
 

Luca Scapuzzi is brought on as a substitute for Abdul Razak.

84:48
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Colin Doyle makes a save. Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save made by Colin Doyle.

84:04
 

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the right by-line, clearance by Stefan Savic.

83:32
 

Morgaro Gomis takes a shot. Stefan Savic gets a block in.

78:15
 

Long range shot by Chris Burke goes wide right of the goal.

77:12
Substitution
 

Marlon King replaces Nathan Redmond. Karim Rekik comes on in place of Wayne Bridge.

75:04
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line, David Murphy challenges Aleksandar Kolarov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Costel Pantilimon takes the direct free kick.

74:42
 

Centre by Guirane N'Daw, Pablo Zabaleta manages to make a clearance.

73:51
 

Corner taken by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line, Nedum Onuoha manages to make a clearance.

73:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Milner on Chris Burke. Free kick taken by Morgaro Gomis.

72:06
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

71:41
 

Nikola Zigic is ruled offside. Stefan Savic restarts play with the free kick.

68:32
 

Curtis Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Balotelli. Carlos Tevez has an effort direct from the free kick.

66:27
Substitution
 

Nikola Zigic on for Adam Rooney. Morgaro Gomis comes on in place of Keith Fahey.

65:49
 

Corner taken by James Milner, clearance made by Pablo Ibanez.

64:36
 

Aleksandar Kolarov produces a cross.

63:22
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Rooney on Pablo Zabaleta. Direct free kick taken by Costel Pantilimon.

62:43
 

Stefan Savic sends in a cross, save made by Colin Doyle.

60:37
 

Effort on goal by Mario Balotelli from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

58:04
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Save by Costel Pantilimon.

57:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stefan Savic on Adam Rooney. Jean Beausejour restarts play with the free kick.

56:02
Substitution
 

(Man City) makes a substitution, with James Milner coming on for Owen Hargreaves.

55:14
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Costel Pantilimon makes a save.

55:14
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Burke, Costel Pantilimon makes a save.

53:02
 

A cross is delivered by David Murphy.

53:02
 

A cross is delivered by David Murphy.

49:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guirane N'Daw on Carlos Tevez. Free kick taken by Kolo Toure.

49:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guirane N'Daw on Carlos Tevez. Free kick taken by Kolo Toure.

47:18
 

Foul by Jean Beausejour on Nedum Onuoha, free kick awarded. Nedum Onuoha restarts play with the free kick.

47:18
 

Foul by Jean Beausejour on Nedum Onuoha, free kick awarded. Nedum Onuoha restarts play with the free kick.

45:44
 

Chris Burke concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Bridge. Carlos Tevez restarts play with the free kick.

45:44
 

Chris Burke concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Bridge. Carlos Tevez restarts play with the free kick.

44:02
 

Jonathan Spector takes a shot.

44:02
 

Jonathan Spector takes a shot.

44:02
 

Jonathan Spector takes a shot.

41:42
 

Abdul Razak gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

41:42
 

Abdul Razak gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

41:42
 

Abdul Razak gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

39:32
 

Carlos Tevez challenges Pablo Ibanez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

39:32
 

Carlos Tevez challenges Pablo Ibanez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

39:32
 

Carlos Tevez challenges Pablo Ibanez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

37:50
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Mario Balotelli from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Aleksandar Kolarov.

37:50
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Mario Balotelli from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Aleksandar Kolarov.

37:50
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Mario Balotelli from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Aleksandar Kolarov.

35:49
 

Pablo Zabaleta produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

35:49
 

Pablo Zabaleta produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

35:49
 

Pablo Zabaleta produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

35:24
 

Foul by Guirane N'Daw on Abdul Razak, free kick awarded. Pablo Zabaleta restarts play with the free kick.

35:24
 

Foul by Guirane N'Daw on Abdul Razak, free kick awarded. Pablo Zabaleta restarts play with the free kick.

35:24
 

Foul by Guirane N'Daw on Abdul Razak, free kick awarded. Pablo Zabaleta restarts play with the free kick.

34:59
 

Curtis Davies takes a shot. Kolo Toure makes a clearance.

34:59
 

Curtis Davies takes a shot. Kolo Toure makes a clearance.

34:59
 

Curtis Davies takes a shot. Kolo Toure makes a clearance.

34:06
 

Nathan Redmond fouled by Nedum Onuoha, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jean Beausejour, save by Costel Pantilimon.

34:06
 

Nathan Redmond fouled by Nedum Onuoha, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jean Beausejour, save by Costel Pantilimon.

34:06
 

Nathan Redmond fouled by Nedum Onuoha, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jean Beausejour, save by Costel Pantilimon.

32:02
 

The offside flag is raised against Chris Burke. Kolo Toure restarts play with the free kick.

32:02
 

The offside flag is raised against Chris Burke. Kolo Toure restarts play with the free kick.

32:02
 

The offside flag is raised against Chris Burke. Kolo Toure restarts play with the free kick.

31:45
 

Abdul Razak concedes a free kick for a foul on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

31:45
 

Abdul Razak concedes a free kick for a foul on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

31:45
 

Abdul Razak concedes a free kick for a foul on Jean Beausejour. David Murphy takes the direct free kick.

28:50
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Adam Rooney.

28:50
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Adam Rooney.

28:50
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Adam Rooney.

26:51
 

Mario Balotelli is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

26:51
 

Mario Balotelli is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

26:51
 

Mario Balotelli is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

22:34
 

Wayne Bridge takes a shot. Blocked by Keith Fahey. Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Unfair challenge on Guirane N'Daw by Kolo Toure results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

22:34
 

Wayne Bridge takes a shot. Blocked by Keith Fahey. Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Unfair challenge on Guirane N'Daw by Kolo Toure results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

22:34
 

Wayne Bridge takes a shot. Blocked by Keith Fahey. Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Unfair challenge on Guirane N'Daw by Kolo Toure results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

18:16
 

Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Carlos Tevez results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

18:16
 

Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Carlos Tevez results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

18:16
 

Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Carlos Tevez results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

18:16
 

Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Carlos Tevez results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

16:06
Goal
 

Owen Hargreaves grabs a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Birmingham.

16:06
Goal
 

Owen Hargreaves grabs a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Birmingham.

16:06
Goal
 

Owen Hargreaves grabs a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Birmingham.

16:06
Goal
 

Owen Hargreaves grabs a goal from outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Birmingham.

12:14
 

Foul by Kolo Toure on Guirane N'Daw, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

12:14
 

Foul by Kolo Toure on Guirane N'Daw, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

12:14
 

Foul by Kolo Toure on Guirane N'Daw, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

12:14
 

Foul by Kolo Toure on Guirane N'Daw, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

6:47
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

6:47
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

6:47
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

6:47
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

4:41
 

Pablo Zabaleta fouled by Jean Beausejour, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Hargreaves takes the direct free kick.

4:41
 

Pablo Zabaleta fouled by Jean Beausejour, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Hargreaves takes the direct free kick.

4:41
 

Pablo Zabaleta fouled by Jean Beausejour, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Hargreaves takes the direct free kick.

4:41
 

Pablo Zabaleta fouled by Jean Beausejour, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Hargreaves takes the direct free kick.

3:53
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

3:53
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

3:53
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

3:53
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

1:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Mario Balotelli. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

1:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Mario Balotelli. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

1:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Mario Balotelli. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

1:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Mario Balotelli. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.