• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 22 January 2012
  • Kick-off: 13:30
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City

Manchester City

Nasri 55"

Lescott 58"

Balotelli 90" (P)

3 - 2
Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur

Defoe 59"

Bale 64"

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur


Team Lineups

Manchester City

25 Hart
2 Richards
15 Savic
6 Lescott58"
22 Clichy
18 Barry
7 Milner
21 Silva
16 Aguero
19 Nasri55"
10 Dzeko
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon
5 Zabaleta
11 Johnson
13 Kolarov
24 Onuoha
34 De Jong
45 Balotelli90"

Tottenham Hotspur

24 Friedel
28 Walker
4 Kaboul
26 King
32 Assou-Ekotto
7 Lennon
8 Parker
14 Modric
3 Bale64"
11 Van der Vaart
18 Defoe59"
Substitutes
23 Cudicini
9 Pavlyuchenko
19 Bassong
20 Dawson
21 Kranjcar
29 Livermore
40 Pienaar

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester City

W W W W W W W W

Tottenham Hotspur

L L W W L D D D
Head to Head
Tottenham
1-5
Man City 28-Aug-2011
Man City
1-0
Tottenham 10-May-2011
Tottenham
0-0
Man City 14-Aug-2010
Man City
0-1
Tottenham 05-May-2010
Tottenham
3-0
Man City 16-Dec-2009
Tottenham
2-1
Man City 16-May-2009


Live Text Commentary
93:38 +3.38
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Ledley King on Mario Balotelli. Placed penalty scored by Mario Balotelli. Man City 3-2 Tottenham.

90:41 +0.41
 

Gareth Bale sends in a cross, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Jermain Defoe goes wide right of the target.

89:59
 

The official flags Benoit Assou-Ekotto offside. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

87:31
Substitution
 

Steven Pienaar is brought on as a substitute for Aaron Lennon.

86:12
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Ledley King.

82:39
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Parker.

81:34
 

Scott Parker fouled by Gareth Barry, the ref awards a free kick. Younes Kaboul takes the free kick.

78:14
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto by Mario Balotelli results in a free kick. Mario Balotelli is booked. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

75:44
 

Foul by Kyle Walker on Mario Balotelli, free kick awarded. The ball is delivered by Samir Nasri, Headed effort from inside the area by Mario Balotelli misses to the left of the target.

74:01
 

Aaron Lennon takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

73:53
 

Shot by Gareth Bale. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.

73:02
 

The ball is sent over by Gareth Bale, Gael Clichy makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luka Modric from the right by-line, Micah Richards manages to make a clearance.

71:48
 

Effort on goal by Kyle Walker from long range goes over the crossbar.

71:27
 

The referee penalises James Milner for handball. Scott Parker takes the free kick.

70:46
 

Luka Modric has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.

70:26
 

Luka Modric sends in a cross, blocked by James Milner.

69:47
 

Short corner taken by Luka Modric.

68:44
 

Inswinging corner taken by David Silva, save made by Brad Friedel.

67:53
 

Centre by David Silva, Ledley King manages to make a clearance. Samir Nasri takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Gareth Bale.

66:51
Substitution
 

(Tottenham) makes a substitution, with Jake Livermore coming on for Rafael Van der Vaart. Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

66:07
 

Rafael Van der Vaart concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Balotelli. Direct free kick taken by Gareth Barry.

64:07
Goal
 

A brilliant goal is scored by Gareth Bale from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Man City 2-2 Tottenham.Assist on the goal came from Aaron Lennon. Mario Balotelli comes on in place of Edin Dzeko.

63:12
 

Samir Nasri has an effort at goal. Scott Parker gets a block in. Corner taken by Samir Nasri, Benoit Assou-Ekotto manages to make a clearance.

61:36
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jermain Defoe. Stefan Savic restarts play with the free kick.

60:59
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Edin Dzeko goes over the bar.

59:58
Goal
 

Jermain Defoe grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man City 2-1 Tottenham.Assist on the goal came from Younes Kaboul.

57:48
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by David Silva, Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Samir Nasri. Joleon Lescott fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Tottenham.Assist by Edin Dzeko.

55:02
Goal
 

Samir Nasri scores a goal from the edge of the area to the top left corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Tottenham.David Silva provided the assist for the goal.

53:47
 

Rafael Van der Vaart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Samir Nasri. Direct free kick taken by Samir Nasri.

53:22
 

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Stefan Savic gets a block in.

52:47
 

Centre by Gareth Bale, blocked by Joleon Lescott. Corner taken short by Rafael Van der Vaart.

51:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sergio Aguero by Scott Parker. Scott Parker is cautioned. Free kick crossed by David Silva, clearance made by Younes Kaboul.

51:32
 

Benoit Assou-Ekotto crosses the ball, Micah Richards makes a clearance.

50:51
 

Gael Clichy delivers the ball.

49:58
 

Jermain Defoe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stefan Savic. Stefan Savic restarts play with the free kick.

49:11
 

Long distance effort from Rafael Van der Vaart misses to the left of the goal.

48:31
 

Samir Nasri produces a cross, blocked by Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Outswinging corner taken by Samir Nasri, clearance made by Rafael Van der Vaart.

47:40
 

David Silva takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, save by Brad Friedel.

47:34
 

The ball is sent over by Edin Dzeko, save by Brad Friedel.

42:07
 

Edin Dzeko has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

39:19
 

Micah Richards concedes a free kick for a foul on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

38:29
 

Rafael Van der Vaart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth Barry. Direct free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.

35:19
 

Effort on goal by Younes Kaboul from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

34:26
 

Foul by Joleon Lescott on Gareth Bale, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Rafael Van der Vaart.

32:45
 

Shot by Rafael Van der Vaart. Blocked by Joleon Lescott.

32:36
 

Rafael Van der Vaart takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Stefan Savic.

32:14
 

James Milner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luka Modric. Aaron Lennon takes the free kick.

30:10
 

Corner taken by David Silva, Gareth Bale makes a clearance.

29:57
 

Effort on goal by Sergio Aguero from 12 yards. Save by Brad Friedel.

26:16
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Sergio Aguero misses to the left of the target.

25:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Edin Dzeko by Scott Parker. David Silva takes the free kick.

25:02
 

Effort from deep inside the area by David Silva misses to the right of the goal.

24:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rafael Van der Vaart on Edin Dzeko. Gareth Barry restarts play with the free kick.

23:47
 

Edin Dzeko concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Parker. Direct free kick taken by Ledley King.

23:11
 

Aaron Lennon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

22:17
 

The referee blows for offside against Edin Dzeko. Brad Friedel takes the indirect free kick.

19:42
 

Rafael Van der Vaart decides to take the corner short.

17:32
 

Shot from close in by Sergio Aguero misses to the left of the target.

12:15
 

Shot by Sergio Aguero. Ledley King gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Samir Nasri, Luka Modric makes a clearance.

9:39
Yellow card
 

Gael Clichy is booked.

6:28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Kyle Walker. Rafael Van der Vaart 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 Man Utd 3 2 7
5 Arsenal 4 0 7
6 Liverpool 4 -1 7
7 West Ham 4 3 6
8 Swansea 3 2 5
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Norwich 3 0 4

Full Barclays Premier League Table