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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 22 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium

Manchester City vs Reading


Team Lineups

Manchester City

1 Hart
5 Zabaleta
28 Toure
33 Nastasic
44 Rekik
18 Barry
14 Javi Garcia
42 Toure
21 Silva
16 Aguero
32 Tevez
Substitutes
29 Wright
4 Kompany
6 Lescott
7 Milner
10 Dzeko
11 Sinclair
62 Razak

Reading

1 Federici
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
6 Mariappa
23 Harte
11 McAnuff
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
16 Tabb
14 Kebe
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
41 Taylor
3 Shorey
9 Le Fondre
10 Hunt
17 Gorkss
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Guthrie

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester City

W L L W W W W W

Reading

L L D L D W L L
Head to Head
Reading
2-0
Man City 08-Mar-2008
Man City
2-1
Reading 24-Nov-2007
Man City
0-2
Reading 03-Feb-2007
Reading
1-0
Man City 11-Sep-2006


Live Text Commentary
93:32 +3.32
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff.

92:02 +2.02
Goal
 

Centre by Sergio Aguero, Gareth Barry finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Man City 1-0 Reading.Assist by David Silva.

91:01 +1.01
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Sergio Aguero goes wide of the right-hand upright.

90:18 +0.18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pavel Pogrebnyak on Joe Hart. Joe Hart takes the direct free kick.

88:38
 

Header from close in by David Silva misses to the right of the goal.

87:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Pearce by Pablo Zabaleta. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

85:32
Substitution
 

Nicky Shorey on for Ian Harte.

84:56
 

Scott Sinclair has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

83:30
Substitution
 

James Milner on for Karim Rekik.

82:02
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Alex Pearce has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

80:35
 

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in. Corner taken by Scott Sinclair, clearance by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

77:38
 

Centre by Pablo Zabaleta.

74:43
 

Pavel Pogrebnyak takes a shot. Blocked by Kolo Toure.

73:47
Substitution
 

Scott Sinclair on for Carlos Tevez.

72:03
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Carlos Tevez.

71:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Sergio Aguero. Direct free kick taken by David Silva.

69:30
Substitution
 

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Yaya Toure, the ref awards a free kick. Yaya Toure receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Danny Guthrie replaces Jem Karacan. Jobi McAnuff restarts play with the free kick. Unfair challenge on Yaya Toure by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Joe Hart takes the direct free kick.

68:24
 

Sergio Aguero challenges Adrian Mariappa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

66:58
 

Foul by Jimmy Kebe on Karim Rekik, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

66:31
 

Short corner taken by David Silva.

65:45
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Karim Rekik by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Mikele Leigertwood is booked. Direct free kick taken by Yaya Toure.

64:46
 

Carlos Tevez takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Edin Dzeko produces a right-footed shot from close range that goes over the bar.

63:47
 

Pablo Zabaleta produces a cross, save by Adam Federici.

62:52
 

The ball is delivered by Yaya Toure.

59:04
 

Sergio Aguero challenges Jimmy Kebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

57:40
Substitution
 

The ball is swung over by Yaya Toure. Edin Dzeko comes on in place of Francisco Javi Garcia.

56:22
 

David Silva produces a cross, save by Adam Federici.

55:05
 

The ball is crossed by Jobi McAnuff, save by Joe Hart.

53:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pavel Pogrebnyak on Francisco Javi Garcia. Free kick taken by Francisco Javi Garcia.

52:47
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte, Shot from close range by Alex Pearce misses to the right of the goal.

49:55
 

Francisco Javi Garcia fouled by Jem Karacan, the ref awards a free kick. Carlos Tevez crosses the ball in from the free kick, Adam Federici makes a save.

48:58
 

Chris Gunter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth Barry. Free kick taken by Francisco Javi Garcia.

47:57
 

Kolo Toure takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa. Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Carlos Tevez goes wide of the right-hand upright.

47:06
 

Alex Pearce gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sergio Aguero. Direct free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

45:45 +0.45
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Silva, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.

45:29
 

The ball is crossed by Jem Karacan, clearance by Pablo Zabaleta.

41:16
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot. Jem Karacan gets a block in. Carlos Tevez decides to take the corner short. Effort on goal by Matija Nastasic from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

37:09
 

The offside flag is raised against Chris Gunter. Karim Rekik takes the direct free kick.

35:01
 

Yaya Toure challenges Mikele Leigertwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jay Tabb takes the direct free kick.

34:25
 

Gareth Barry takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

33:39
 

Jimmy Kebe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Karim Rekik. Karim Rekik takes the direct free kick.

33:12
 

Karim Rekik challenges Chris Gunter unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

31:30
 

Shot by Jem Karacan from outside the box goes over the net.

26:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Gunter on Carlos Tevez. Chris Gunter is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Yaya Toure.

26:22
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Silva. Gareth Barry restarts play with the free kick.

25:24
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges David Silva unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

21:41
 

Pavel Pogrebnyak concedes a free kick for a foul on Francisco Javi Garcia. Carlos Tevez crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

19:47
 

Jem Karacan fouled by Sergio Aguero, the ref awards a free kick. Sergio Aguero receives a caution. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

17:12
 

David Silva concedes a free kick for a foul on Jobi McAnuff. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

15:14
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici. Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in. David Silva takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post. Corner taken by David Silva from the left by-line. Francisco Javi Garcia takes a shot. Ian Harte gets a block in. Corner taken by Carlos Tevez, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.

13:55
 

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Adrian Mariappa misses to the left of the goal.

12:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matija Nastasic on Jimmy Kebe. Ian Harte delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.

12:16
 

Carlos Tevez takes the inswinging corner, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.

11:57
 

David Silva takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

10:07
 

The ball is swung over by Sergio Aguero, Jimmy Kebe makes a clearance. Corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the left by-line to the near post, Matija Nastasic takes a shot. Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Clearance by Pavel Pogrebnyak. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

8:45
 

David Silva concedes a free kick for a foul on Jobi McAnuff. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

7:31
 

Jobi McAnuff produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

6:45
 

Unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Francisco Javi Garcia results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

4:47
 

The referee gives a free kick against Carlos Tevez for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

2:21
 

Corner taken left-footed by David Silva to the near post, Pavel Pogrebnyak makes a clearance.

1:25
Yellow card
 

Adrian Mariappa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez. Adrian Mariappa booked for unsporting behaviour. Kolo Toure takes the 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