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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 25 September 2010
  • Kick-off: 12:45
  • Venue: City of Manchester Stadium

Manchester City vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Manchester City

25 Hart
38 Boyata
28 Toure
4 Kompany
5 Zabaleta
21 Silva
34 De Jong
42 Toure Yaya
18 Barry
7 Milner
32 Tevez
Substitutes
1 Given
9 Adebayor
11 Johnson
17 Boateng
19 Lescott
24 Vieira
27 Jo

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic
33 Alex
26 Terry
3 Cole
5 Essien
12 Mikel
7 Ramires
39 Anelka
11 Drogba
15 Malouda
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
18 Zhirkov
19 Ferreira
23 Sturridge
38 Van Aanholt
44 Kakuta
46 McEachran

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester City

W L L W W W W W

Chelsea

W W W D W W D L
Head to Head
Chelsea
2-4
Man City 27-Feb-2010
Man City
2-1
Chelsea 05-Dec-2009
Chelsea
1-0
Man City 15-Mar-2009
Man City
1-3
Chelsea 13-Sep-2008
Man City
0-2
Chelsea 05-Apr-2008
Chelsea
6-0
Man City 27-Oct-2007


Live Text Commentary
93:13 +3.13
 

Michael Essien concedes a free kick for a foul on Gnegneri Toure Yaya. Free kick taken by James Milner.

91:54 +1.54
Yellow card
 

Alex receives a yellow card.

90:22 +0.22
 

Yuri Zhirkov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Adam Johnson.

89:46
 

Michael Essien has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Comfortable save by Joe Hart.

87:51
Substitution
 

Jerome Boateng is brought on as a substitute for Dedryk Boyata.

86:25
 

The official flags Emmanuel Adebayor offside. Alex takes the indirect free kick.

85:16
Substitution
 

Branislav Ivanovic concedes a free kick for a foul on James Milner. Carlos Tevez leaves the field to be replaced by Emmanuel Adebayor. Free kick taken by Pablo Zabaleta.

82:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by John Terry. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Carlos Tevez.

81:15
 

The official flags Carlos Tevez offside. Direct free kick taken by Joshua McEachran.

80:31
 

Ashley Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta. Vincent Kompany takes the free kick.

80:12
 

Free kick taken by Vincent Kompany.

79:48
Substitution
 

Joshua McEachran on for Ramires.

79:13
Yellow card
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya fouled by Ramires, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Ramires a yellow card.

79:13
Yellow card
 

Ramires challenges Gnegneri Toure Yaya unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Nicolas Anelka.

78:02
 

Ashley Cole produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

76:57
Substitution
 

David Silva goes off and Adam Johnson comes on.

76:24
 

Florent Malouda produces a cross, Close range headed effort by Alex misses to the right of the target.

75:58
Yellow card
 

Dedryk Boyata concedes a free kick for a foul on Yuri Zhirkov. The referee shows Dedryk Boyata a yellow card.

74:17
Substitution
 

Daniel Sturridge joins the action as a substitute, replacing Didier Drogba.

73:20
 

Shot by Michael Essien from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

70:04
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Michael Essien goes wide right of the goal.

67:57
Substitution
 

Mikel goes off and Yuri Zhirkov comes on.

67:23
 

Short corner taken by Pablo Zabaleta from the left by-line.

66:35
 

Unfair challenge on Alex by Carlos Tevez results in a free kick. Alex takes the direct free kick.

64:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Mikel. The referee books Mikel for unsporting behaviour. James Milner restarts play with the free kick.

62:16
 

Effort on goal by Ramires from 18 yards. Kolo Toure gets a block in.

61:01
 

Unfair challenge on Ramires by Gnegneri Toure Yaya results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel.

59:58
 

Unfair challenge on Ashley Cole by David Silva results in a free kick. Ashley Cole restarts play with the free kick.

59:45
 

Didier Drogba has an effort at goal. Joe Hart makes a comfortable save.

58:31
Goal
 

Carlos Tevez scores a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Chelsea.Assist on the goal came from Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

57:22
 

Outswinging corner taken by Didier Drogba.

54:42
 

David Silva takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Florent Malouda.

54:27
 

David Silva takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Brilliant save by Petr Cech.

53:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gareth Barry by Michael Essien. Direct free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

51:41
 

Foul by Didier Drogba on Pablo Zabaleta, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by James Milner from left wing, save made by Petr Cech.

48:08
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya concedes a free kick for a foul on Florent Malouda. Ashley Cole takes the free kick.

46:24
 

Inswinging corner taken by Didier Drogba from the left by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Michael Essien goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

45:58
 

Effort on goal by Nicolas Anelka from 20 yards. Save made by Joe Hart.

45:23
 

Unfair challenge on Ramires by David Silva results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ashley Cole from left wing.

43:25
 

Michael Essien produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

42:52
 

Didier Drogba produces a drilled right-footed shot from 25 yards. Kolo Toure gets a block in.

36:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Didier Drogba on Nigel De Jong. The free kick is delivered left-footed by David Silva from left wing, clearance made by John Terry.

34:17
 

Unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Pablo Zabaleta results in a free kick. Pablo Zabaleta goes into the referee's book. Didier Drogba takes the direct free kick.

30:29
 

Foul by Gareth Barry on Didier Drogba, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Michael Essien.

29:07
 

Unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Mikel results in a free kick. James Milner shoots direct from the free kick.

28:33
 

Branislav Ivanovic sends in a cross, clearance made by Pablo Zabaleta.

27:57
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Didier Drogba from the right by-line to the near post, Gnegneri Toure Yaya makes a clearance.

27:01
 

Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

26:24
 

Didier Drogba decides to take the corner short.

25:37
 

Pablo Zabaleta sends in a cross, Petr Cech makes a comfortable save.

23:39
 

Outswinging corner taken by James Milner, Kolo Toure takes a shot. Comfortable save by Petr Cech.

19:59
 

Michael Essien has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

18:44
 

Gareth Barry challenges Michael Essien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex takes the direct free kick.

17:07
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Nicolas Anelka goes wide of the right-hand post.

16:37
 

Effort from 20 yards by Pablo Zabaleta. Save by Petr Cech.

16:25
 

Shot by James Milner. Michael Essien gets a block in.

8:13
 

Branislav Ivanovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta. The free kick is swung in right-footed by James Milner.

6:38
 

Shot from just outside the area by Carlos Tevez misses to the left of the target.

2:40
 

James Milner challenges Branislav Ivanovic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Petr Cech.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 37 39 84
2 Man City 37 43 76
3 Arsenal 37 32 72
4 Man Utd 37 25 69
5 Liverpool 37 9 62
6 Tottenham Hotspur 37 4 61
7 Southampton 37 23 60
8 Swansea 37 -2 56
9 Stoke 37 -2 51
10 Everton 37 -1 47

Full Barclays Premier League Table