• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 03 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: City of Manchester Stadium
Manchester City

Manchester City

Johnson 8"

Tevez 14" (P)

Silva 62"

Vieira 66"

Toure Yaya 72"

5 - 0

Manchester City vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Manchester City

25 Hart
38 Boyata
4 Kompany
19 Lescott
13 Kolarov
42 Toure Yaya72"
34 De Jong
21 Silva62"
11 Johnson8"
32 Tevez14"
45 Balotelli
Substitutes
12 Taylor
7 Milner
8 Wright-Phillips
10 Dzeko
18 Barry
24 Vieira66"
48 McGivern

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
2 Bardsley
4 Turner
5 Mensah
29 Ferdinand
6 Cattermole
10 Henderson
11 Muntari
28 Sessegnon
33 Gyan
17 Welbeck
Substitutes
1 Gordon
7 Zenden
8 Malbranque
25 Colback
27 Elmohamady
34 Adams
38 Lynch

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester City

W W W W W W W W

Sunderland

W D D L L L D D
Head to Head
Sunderland
1-0
Man City 29-Aug-2010
Sunderland
1-1
Man City 14-Mar-2010
Man City
4-3
Sunderland 19-Dec-2009
Man City
1-0
Sunderland 22-Mar-2009
Sunderland
0-3
Man City 31-Aug-2008
Sunderland
1-2
Man City 12-Apr-2008


Live Text Commentary
92:02 +2.02
Yellow card
 

Michael Turner is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli by Michael Turner. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Mario Balotelli, save made by Simon Mignolet.

91:36 +1.36
 

Boudewijn Zenden takes a shot. Blocked by Patrick Vieira.

91:00 +1
 

Boudewijn Zenden takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

89:43
 

Foul by Stephane Sessegnon on Nigel De Jong, free kick awarded. Nigel De Jong takes the free kick.

89:01
 

John Mensah concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Balotelli. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Vieira.

87:04
 

Danny Welbeck gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Wright-Phillips. Free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

85:22
 

The ball is swung over by Boudewijn Zenden.

84:21
Yellow card
 

Patrick Vieira is given a yellow card. Boudewijn Zenden fouled by Patrick Vieira, the ref awards a free kick. Boudewijn Zenden takes the free kick.

83:35
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Ahmed Elmohamady misses to the left of the goal.

83:05
 

Ryan McGivern challenges Danny Welbeck unfairly and gives away a free kick. Boudewijn Zenden takes the free kick.

82:26
 

Shaun Wright-Phillips crosses the ball, Close range effort by Carlos Tevez misses to the right of the goal.

81:32
 

Carlos Tevez challenges Michael Turner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Turner restarts play with the free kick.

80:47
 

Aleksandar Kolarov fouled by Asamoah Gyan, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

79:31
 

Asamoah Gyan has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save made by Joe Hart.

78:59
 

Inswinging corner taken by Boudewijn Zenden from the right by-line, Patrick Vieira makes a clearance.

78:25
 

Unfair challenge on Asamoah Gyan by Vincent Kompany results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Boudewijn Zenden from left channel, clearance made by Ryan McGivern.

77:37
Substitution
 

Shaun Wright-Phillips comes on in place of David Silva.

76:11
 

Ryan McGivern takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Welbeck.

74:40
 

Jack Colback has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

73:41
 

Asamoah Gyan challenges Nigel De Jong unfairly and gives away a free kick. Patrick Vieira takes the free kick.

72:30
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Gnegneri Toure Yaya from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 5-0 Sunderland.

72:09
 

Outswinging corner taken by Boudewijn Zenden from the right by-line.

71:54
Substitution
 

Jack Colback is brought on as a substitute for Sulley Muntari.

69:41
Substitution
 

Dedryk Boyata goes off and Ryan McGivern comes on.

69:18
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

68:17
 

Shot from just outside the box by Stephane Sessegnon misses to the left of the target.

66:20
Goal
 

Patrick Vieira grabs a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 4-0 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Joleon Lescott.

66:11
 

Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line.

65:44
Substitution
 

Patrick Vieira joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adam Johnson.

62:17
Goal
 

David Silva finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man City 3-0 Sunderland.Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Turner. The assist for the goal came from Mario Balotelli.

61:27
 

Corner taken left-footed by Aleksandar Kolarov, John Mensah manages to make a clearance.

61:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Cattermole on Nigel De Jong. Aleksandar Kolarov takes the direct free kick.

60:01
 

Danny Welbeck gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson. David Silva takes the direct free kick.

58:49
Substitution
 

Boudewijn Zenden is brought on as a substitute for Jordan Henderson.

58:02
 

Carlos Tevez is caught offside. Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

54:14
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

53:18
 

The offside flag is raised against Adam Johnson. Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

52:16
 

Carlos Tevez is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Simon Mignolet takes the indirect free kick.

51:11
 

Jordan Henderson produces a cross.

49:46
 

Adam Johnson decides to take the corner short.

48:20
 

Corner taken by Sulley Muntari, Joe Hart makes a save.

47:11
 

Sulley Muntari takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Mario Balotelli makes a clearance.

46:52
 

Nigel De Jong concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon. Lee Cattermole takes the free kick.

46:43
 

Unfair challenge on Lee Cattermole by Gnegneri Toure Yaya results in a free kick. Sulley Muntari restarts play with the free kick.

45:56
 

Asamoah Gyan concedes a free kick for a foul on Gnegneri Toure Yaya. Vincent Kompany takes the direct free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Phillip Bardsley leaves the field to be replaced by Ahmed Elmohamady.

44:22
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Welbeck by Dedryk Boyata results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Sulley Muntari.

43:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Cattermole on Vincent Kompany. Free kick taken by Joe Hart.

40:35
 

The ball is swung over by David Silva, Jordan Henderson makes a clearance.

39:57
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya fouled by Lee Cattermole, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

37:04
 

Asamoah Gyan produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

35:21
 

Aleksandar Kolarov is cautioned. Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Aleksandar Kolarov results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Sulley Muntari from right wing, clearance by Nigel De Jong.

33:49
 

The ball is swung over by Adam Johnson.

33:18
 

Corner taken short by Adam Johnson.

32:27
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

30:38
 

The referee books John Mensah for unsporting behaviour. John Mensah gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez. Adam Johnson takes the free kick.

29:51
 

Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

28:05
 

Phillip Bardsley challenges Adam Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

25:12
 

Michael Turner handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Aleksandar Kolarov produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

24:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by John Mensah. Free kick taken by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

23:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Balotelli on Phillip Bardsley. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

18:56
 

The referee gives a free kick against Sulley Muntari for handball. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick.

18:18
 

Corner taken short by Adam Johnson.

17:59
 

Corner taken by Adam Johnson played to the near post.

17:41
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Phillip Bardsley gets a block in.

14:20
 

Phillip Bardsley receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

14:13
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Phillip Bardsley results in a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Carlos Tevez. Man City 2-0 Sunderland.

13:33
 

David Silva fouled by Michael Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Nigel De Jong restarts play with the free kick.

11:59
 

Lee Cattermole challenges Nigel De Jong unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nigel De Jong.

9:58
 

The offside flag is raised against Danny Welbeck. Nigel De Jong takes the indirect free kick.

8:44
Goal
 

Adam Johnson fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

8:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nigel De Jong by Danny Welbeck. Free kick taken by Dedryk Boyata.

7:01
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Michael Turner gets a block in.

5:13
 

Foul by Sulley Muntari on Mario Balotelli, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

4:15
 

Jordan Henderson takes a short corner.

:34
 

Michael Turner challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aleksandar Kolarov takes the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

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