• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sun 13 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 16:45
  • Venue: City of Manchester Stadium

Manchester City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Manchester City

25 Hart
2 Richards
4 Kompany
19 Lescott
13 Kolarov
34 De Jong
24 Vieira
42 Toure Yaya
8 Wright-Phillips
32 Tevez
21 Silva
Substitutes
12 Taylor
10 Dzeko
18 Barry
27 Jo
38 Boyata
45 Balotelli
62 Razak

Reading

41 McCarthy
7 Tabb
6 Gunnarsson
15 Khizanishvili
23 Harte
14 Kebe
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff
9 Long
10 Hunt
Substitutes
31 Andersen
2 Griffin
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Howard
25 Taylor

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Manchester City

L D W W W L W L

Reading

W L L W W W D W

Live Text Commentary
93:50 +3.5
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Hal Robson-Kanu. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Tevez.

92:16 +2.16
Substitution
 

Dedryk Boyata on for Shaun Wright-Phillips.

91:17 +1.17
 

Ian Harte produces a cross, clearance made by Vincent Kompany.

88:57
 

Unfair challenge on Brian Howard by Gareth Barry results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

88:34
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

85:37
 

Corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the right by-line, clearance by Gareth Barry.

85:24
Substitution
 

Brian Howard is brought on as a substitute for Jay Tabb.

84:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Jimmy Kebe. Direct free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

83:15
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

83:09
 

David Silva crosses the ball, Zurab Khizanishvili makes a clearance.

82:07
Substitution
 

Gareth Barry on for Nigel De Jong.

81:20
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya concedes a free kick for a foul on Hal Robson-Kanu. Ian Harte sends in a cross, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Brynjar Gunnarsson misses to the right of the target.

79:38
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte from the right by-line, clearance by Aleksandar Kolarov.

79:27
 

A cross is delivered by Jay Tabb, clearance by Mario Balotelli.

78:50
 

Centre by Jem Karacan, Joleon Lescott manages to make a clearance.

78:30
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, blocked by David Silva.

78:03
 

Nigel De Jong challenges Jimmy Kebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

76:43
 

David Silva delivers the ball, clearance by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

75:24
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt goes off and Simon Church comes on. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli by Jem Karacan. Carlos Tevez takes the direct free kick.

73:45
Goal
 

Micah Richards finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Man City 1-0 Reading.David Silva takes the outswinging corner, assist on the goal came from David Silva.

71:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov by Mikele Leigertwood. Mario Balotelli restarts play with the free kick.

68:12
Substitution
 

Shane Long receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Mario Balotelli joins the action as a substitute, replacing Patrick Vieira. Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Patrick Vieira. Free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

67:12
 

Shane Long takes a shot. Comfortable save by Joe Hart.

66:38
 

Centre by Carlos Tevez, clearance made by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

65:47
 

Corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the right by-line, save by Alex McCarthy.

65:07
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes the outswinging corner, Micah Richards takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

64:20
 

Foul by Patrick Vieira on Jay Tabb, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

62:15
 

Centre by Hal Robson-Kanu.

61:06
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu comes on in place of Jobi McAnuff.

60:29
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya crosses the ball, save by Alex McCarthy.

59:20
 

Carlos Tevez produces a cross.

57:23
 

Carlos Tevez has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

56:38
 

Unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Tevez.

55:38
 

The ball is crossed by Shaun Wright-Phillips, Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Blocked by Brynjar Gunnarsson. Aleksandar Kolarov has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

54:40
 

Unfair challenge on Joleon Lescott by Shane Long results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Hart.

53:11
 

Noel Hunt sends in a cross.

52:05
 

The referee cautions Micah Richards for unsporting behaviour. Micah Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

51:46
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

50:56
 

Jimmy Kebe sends in a cross, blocked by Nigel De Jong.

50:16
 

Noel Hunt has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

49:37
 

Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Nigel De Jong, free kick awarded. Joe Hart takes the direct free kick.

48:56
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Patrick Vieira makes a clearance.

48:48
 

A cross is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.

48:25
 

Foul by Patrick Vieira on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

46:57 +1.57
 

David Silva sends in a cross, save by Alex McCarthy.

46:14 +1.14
 

The ball is swung over by Aleksandar Kolarov, Zurab Khizanishvili makes a clearance.

46:04
 

Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov played to the near post, Jay Tabb manages to make a clearance.

45:57
 

Centre by Shaun Wright-Phillips, blocked by Ian Harte.

45:21 +0.21
 

Jimmy Kebe crosses the ball, Joe Hart makes a save.

45:16
 

Noel Hunt challenges Joleon Lescott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Silva.

43:56
 

David Silva has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

43:44
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. Blocked by Mikele Leigertwood.

43:19
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Zurab Khizanishvili gets a block in.

42:39
 

Effort on goal by Gnegneri Toure Yaya from long distance goes over the crossbar.

41:52
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Patrick Vieira. Carlos Tevez takes the direct free kick.

41:13
 

Shane Long is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

38:55
 

The ball is crossed by David Silva.

37:46
 

Aleksandar Kolarov takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Shane Long.

37:41
 

Centre by Aleksandar Kolarov, Zurab Khizanishvili manages to make a clearance.

36:32
 

David Silva takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

34:25
 

Jimmy Kebe challenges Shaun Wright-Phillips unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carlos Tevez delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

33:21
 

Handball decision goes against Noel Hunt. Direct free kick taken by Aleksandar Kolarov.

32:16
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the right by-line, Unfair challenge on Brynjar Gunnarsson by Patrick Vieira results in a free kick. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

31:55
 

The ball is crossed by David Silva, save made by Alex McCarthy.

31:13
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

30:49
 

Aleksandar Kolarov fouled by Jimmy Kebe, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

30:35
 

Shaun Wright-Phillips challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mikele Leigertwood.

29:56
 

David Silva challenges Brynjar Gunnarsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

29:01
 

Handball by Aleksandar Kolarov. Mikele Leigertwood takes the direct free kick.

28:35
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

27:03
 

Centre by Shane Long, save by Joe Hart.

25:19
 

Zurab Khizanishvili challenges Carlos Tevez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aleksandar Kolarov fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

24:12
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe.

23:34
 

Shot by Shaun Wright-Phillips from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

20:52
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, save by Joe Hart.

20:08
 

Corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line, save by Alex McCarthy.

19:02
Yellow card
 

Booking for Vincent Kompany.

18:31
 

Shaun Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save. David Silva takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

14:59
 

Jobi McAnuff sends in a cross, Noel Hunt has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

14:51
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe.

14:27
 

The offside flag is raised against Shaun Wright-Phillips. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

11:32
 

Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Patrick Vieira, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

10:36
 

Vincent Kompany gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

8:42
 

Inswinging corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the right by-line.

6:03
 

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Aleksandar Kolarov. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

5:34
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jobi McAnuff, Aleksandar Kolarov manages to make a clearance.

5:27
 

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball, clearance by Joleon Lescott.

4:31
 

Noel Hunt fouled by Vincent Kompany, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte crosses the ball in from the free kick, Nigel De Jong makes a clearance.

4:03
 

The ball is crossed by Jem Karacan, clearance by Vincent Kompany.

3:39
 

Shaun Wright-Phillips gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Tabb. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.