• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 03 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City

Manchester City

Wheater 22" (OG)

Steinsson 22" (OG)

Balotelli 68"

2 - 0

Manchester City vs Bolton Wanderers


Team Lineups

Manchester City

25 Hart
5 Zabaleta
4 Kompany
6 Lescott
22 Clichy
42 Toure Yaya
18 Barry
11 Johnson
8 Pizarro
19 Nasri
45 Balotelli68"
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon
7 Milner
10 Dzeko
13 Kolarov
16 Aguero
21 Silva
28 Toure

Bolton Wanderers

1 Bogdan
2 Steinsson
12 Knight
31 Wheater22"
18 Ricketts
16 Davies
19 Reo-Coker
32 Ream
21 Pratley
30 Miyaichi
24 Ngog
Substitutes
22 Jaaskelainen
4 Robinson
6 Muamba
7 Eagles
10 Petrov
17 Klasnic
29 Sordell

Possession Stats

57%
43%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester City

L L W W W W W W

Bolton Wanderers

L L D W D L D D
Head to Head
Bolton
2-3
Man City 21-Aug-2011
Bolton
0-2
Man City 22-May-2011
Man City
1-0
Bolton 04-Dec-2010
Man City
2-0
Bolton 09-Feb-2010
Bolton
3-3
Man City 12-Dec-2009
Man City
1-0
Bolton 24-May-2009


Live Text Commentary
91:26 +1.26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Barry on David Ngog. Samuel Ricketts restarts play with the free kick.

89:43
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, save by Adam Bogdan.

86:23
Substitution
 

Fabrice Muamba on for Darren Pratley.

83:28
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Ngog by Vincent Kompany. James Milner joins the action as a substitute, replacing Samir Nasri. Free kick taken by Samuel Ricketts.

78:27
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Blocked by Tim Ream.

76:08
 

Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, clearance by Zat Knight.

74:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zat Knight on Edin Dzeko. Direct free kick taken by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

74:17
 

Effort on goal by Adam Johnson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

70:59
 

Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryo Miyaichi. Free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

68:46
Goal
 

Mario Balotelli finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Bolton.Assist on the goal came from Adam Johnson.

65:35
 

Samir Nasri gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Samuel Ricketts. Adam Bogdan takes the free kick.

64:41
 

Unfair challenge on Gael Clichy by David Ngog results in a free kick. Gael Clichy takes the direct free kick.

63:31
 

Foul by Darren Pratley on Gnegneri Toure Yaya, free kick awarded. Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes the free kick.

62:21
 

Joleon Lescott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Ngog. Gretar Rafn Steinsson takes the direct free kick.

60:58
Substitution
 

Edin Dzeko replaces David Pizarro.

60:44
 

Kolo Toure produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

57:58
 

Adam Johnson decides to take a short corner.

57:22
 

Darren Pratley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Pizarro. Direct free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

56:59
 

Mario Balotelli fouled by Nigel Reo-Coker, the ref awards a free kick. Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes the direct free kick.

54:29
 

Foul by David Pizarro on David Ngog, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Samuel Ricketts.

52:20
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Johnson. Free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

51:43
 

Unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli by Tim Ream results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

50:14
 

Unfair challenge on David Ngog by Vincent Kompany results in a free kick. Samuel Ricketts restarts play with the free kick.

49:33
 

Gareth Barry produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

47:39
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryo Miyaichi, clearance made by Mario Balotelli.

46:08 +1.08
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the target.

47:09
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Zat Knight.

46:04
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save made by Adam Bogdan.

45:31 +0.31
 

Corner taken by Adam Johnson, clearance by Zat Knight.

45:14 +0.14
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save made by Adam Bogdan.

44:34
 

Kolo Toure takes a shot. Adam Bogdan makes a save.

43:14
 

Foul by David Pizarro on Nigel Reo-Coker, free kick awarded. Nigel Reo-Coker restarts play with the free kick.

41:23
 

Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryo Miyaichi. Adam Bogdan takes the free kick.

39:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Mark Davies. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ryo Miyaichi.

36:44
 

Corner taken by Ryo Miyaichi from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Darren Pratley goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

36:25
 

Drilled right-footed shot by Ryo Miyaichi. Save made by Joe Hart.

34:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies by Gael Clichy. Adam Bogdan takes the free kick.

33:37
 

Shot from 20 yards from Adam Johnson. Blocked by Mario Balotelli.

33:04
 

David Ngog takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

30:11
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

27:18
 

Darren Pratley concedes a free kick for a foul on David Pizarro. Mario Balotelli produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

26:04
 

Adam Johnson takes a shot. Adam Bogdan makes a save.

24:22
 

Samuel Ricketts takes a shot. Joe Hart makes a save.

22:53
Goal
 

Gretar Rafn Steinsson heads into his own net. Man City 1-0 Bolton.

22:51
 

Gael Clichy provided the assist for the goal.

22:49
 

Gael Clichy takes a shot. Blocked by Gretar Rafn Steinsson.

21:16
 

Samir Nasri is caught offside. Adam Bogdan takes the indirect free kick.

19:01
Substitution
 

Kolo Toure comes on in place of Pablo Zabaleta.

17:11
 

Corner taken by Ryo Miyaichi from the left by-line, Headed effort from inside the area by David Ngog misses to the right of the target.

16:06
 

Nigel Reo-Coker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Pizarro. David Pizarro takes the direct free kick.

15:09
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Adam Johnson, save made by Adam Bogdan.

13:09
 

David Ngog has a drilled shot. Save by Joe Hart.

12:42
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Adam Bogdan.

12:07
 

Corner taken by David Pizarro, David Ngog manages to make a clearance.

11:11
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Mario Balotelli misses to the right of the target.

10:40
 

Effort from 12 yards by Ryo Miyaichi. Joe Hart makes a save.

4:53
 

Inswinging corner taken by David Pizarro.

3:51
 

Mario Balotelli produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

3:04
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryo Miyaichi from the left by-line, save made by Joe Hart.

2:25
 

Vincent Kompany challenges David Ngog unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Samuel Ricketts from left channel, clearance by Vincent Kompany.

2:03
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Adam Bogdan makes a save.

1:50
 

Shot by Mario Balotelli from deep inside the area hits the post.

1:19
 

Gael Clichy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies. Gretar Rafn Steinsson takes the direct free kick.

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