• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sat 05 January 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City

Manchester City

Tevez 24"

Barry 43"

Lopes 90"

3 - 0

Manchester City vs Watford


Team Lineups

Manchester City

30 Pantilimon
5 Zabaleta
4 Kompany
6 Lescott
22 Clichy
7 Milner
14 Javi Garcia
18 Barry43"
21 Silva
10 Dzeko
32 Tevez24"
Substitutes
1 Hart
11 Sinclair
33 Nastasic
36 Suarez
44 Rekik
45 Balotelli
64 Lopes90"

Watford

30 Bond
12 Doyley
33 Nosworthy
40 Ekstrand
27 Cassetti
41 Forestieri
4 Eustace
39 Chalobah
18 Pudil
20 Vydra
9 Deeney
Substitutes
34 Bonham
5 Neuton
7 Yeates
21 Anya
36 Geijo
37 Mujangi Bia
38 Battocchio

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Manchester City

L D W W W L W L

Watford

L W D L D W L L


Live Text Commentary
90:45 +0.45
Goal
 

Shot by Mario Balotelli. Save made by Jonathan Bond. A goal is scored by Marcos Lopes from close in low into the middle of the goal. Man City 3-0 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Mario Balotelli.

89:40
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Comfortable save by Costel Pantilimon.

87:56
 

James Milner is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Nathaniel Chalobah crosses the ball in from the free kick, Scott Sinclair manages to make a clearance.

85:33
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Milner by Piccoli Neuton. The free kick is swung in left-footed by David Silva. The assistant referee signals for offside against Mario Balotelli. (Man City) makes a substitution, with Marcos Lopes coming on for David Silva. Free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

85:21
 

The ball is sent over by Carlos Tevez, Nyron Nosworthy manages to make a clearance.

83:36
Substitution
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Vincent Kompany gets a block in. Cristian Battocchio joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Eustace. Cristian Battocchio sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Piccoli Neuton misses to the right of the target.

83:22
 

Carlos Tevez produces a cross, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

82:23
 

Scott Sinclair crosses the ball, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

80:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Silva on John Eustace. Matej Vydra restarts play with the free kick.

79:36
 

A cross is delivered by James Milner.

78:07
 

Geoffrey Mujangi Bia concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Barry. Mario Balotelli produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Jonathan Bond.

77:29
 

The ball is crossed by Carlos Tevez, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

76:36
 

Corner taken by Scott Sinclair from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Marco Cassetti.

76:20
 

Unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Nyron Nosworthy results in a free kick. Gareth Barry restarts play with the free kick.

75:34
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

74:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Milner on Geoffrey Mujangi Bia. Direct free kick taken by Joel Ekstrand.

74:22
 

The ball is swung over by Marco Cassetti, Troy Deeney produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

74:02
 

Shot by Carlos Tevez. Save made by Jonathan Bond.

73:27
Substitution
 

Scott Sinclair is brought on as a substitute for Francisco Javi Garcia.

71:35
 

The ball is delivered by Gael Clichy, Effort from 25 yards by Mario Balotelli. Save made by Jonathan Bond. Carlos Tevez is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

69:39
Substitution
 

Matej Vydra takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar. Edin Dzeko leaves the field to be replaced by Mario Balotelli.

67:42
 

The ball is crossed by Pablo Zabaleta, clearance made by Marco Cassetti. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Milner from the right by-line to the near post.

67:19
 

Short corner taken by James Milner.

65:14
 

Shot by Matej Vydra from 25 yards. Joleon Lescott gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Matej Vydra to the near post, clearance made by James Milner.

63:38
 

Pablo Zabaleta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Geoffrey Mujangi Bia. Direct free kick taken by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia.

62:57
 

Corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the right by-line to the near post, save by Jonathan Bond.

62:33
Substitution
 

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Geoffrey Mujangi Bia coming on for Fernando Forestieri.

62:10
 

Pablo Zabaleta crosses the ball, clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

59:27
 

Short corner taken by Carlos Tevez from the left by-line. Shot by James Milner. Blocked by Nyron Nosworthy.

58:56
 

The ball is crossed by James Milner.

58:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joel Ekstrand on Carlos Tevez. Gareth Barry takes the free kick.

57:12
 

James Milner produces a cross, clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

56:15
 

James Milner takes a shot. Piccoli Neuton gets a block in. James Milner decides to take a short corner.

55:20
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Forestieri by David Silva. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

54:48
 

Short corner worked by James Milner.

52:39
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Costel Pantilimon by Troy Deeney. Troy Deeney shown a yellow card. Costel Pantilimon restarts play with the free kick.

50:06
 

Unfair challenge on Fernando Forestieri by Vincent Kompany results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Fernando Forestieri.

49:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Edin Dzeko by Lloyd Doyley. David Silva restarts play with the free kick.

48:58
 

James Milner sends in a cross, save made by Jonathan Bond.

46:45
 

Nathaniel Chalobah produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

45:59 +0.59
 

Carlos Tevez concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Ekstrand. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

45:47
 

A cross is delivered by Carlos Tevez.

45:11 +0.11
 

The ball is crossed by Carlos Tevez, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.

45:17
 

The ball is sent over by Marco Cassetti, Joleon Lescott manages to make a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Daniel Pudil leaves the field to be replaced by Piccoli Neuton.

43:27
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by James Milner, Gareth Barry grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Man City 2-0 Watford.Assist by James Milner.

42:11
 

The ball is crossed by James Milner, blocked by Joel Ekstrand.

39:39
 

Marco Cassetti delivers the ball, save made by Costel Pantilimon.

38:48
 

The ball is crossed by David Silva.

36:13
 

Pablo Zabaleta delivers the ball, Edin Dzeko takes a shot. Blocked by Nyron Nosworthy. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Milner, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.

35:42
 

The ball is sent over by James Milner, save by Jonathan Bond.

34:36
 

Nathaniel Chalobah concedes a free kick for a foul on Edin Dzeko. Francisco Javi Garcia restarts play with the free kick.

34:01
 

Vincent Kompany gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

33:00
 

Pablo Zabaleta challenges Fernando Forestieri unfairly and gives away a free kick. Fernando Forestieri takes the direct free kick.

31:54
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James Milner.

30:15
 

The ball is sent over by Pablo Zabaleta, Joel Ekstrand gets a block in.

28:59
 

Pablo Zabaleta goes into the book.

28:03
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by John Eustace. Francisco Javi Garcia restarts play with the free kick.

25:21
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot. Save by Costel Pantilimon.

22:50
Goal
 

Foul by John Eustace on Carlos Tevez, free kick awarded. The referee shows John Eustace a yellow card. Carlos Tevez grabs a goal direct from the free kick from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Watford.

22:37
 

James Milner produces a cross.

20:21
 

The ball is sent over by James Milner, clearance by Joel Ekstrand. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James Milner. The offside flag is raised against Edin Dzeko. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

19:04
 

Vincent Kompany produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

16:48
 

Unfair challenge on Matej Vydra by Joleon Lescott results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Daniel Pudil, save by Costel Pantilimon.

16:11
 

The offside flag is raised against James Milner. Indirect free kick taken by Jonathan Bond.

15:59
 

The ball is swung over by James Milner, Joel Ekstrand manages to make a clearance.

15:41
 

Pablo Zabaleta takes a shot. Save by Jonathan Bond.

15:31
 

Gael Clichy crosses the ball.

14:43
 

Gael Clichy crosses the ball, Nyron Nosworthy manages to make a clearance.

13:36
 

Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah by Francisco Javi Garcia results in a free kick. Francisco Javi Garcia receives a caution. Nyron Nosworthy takes the free kick.

13:09
 

Gareth Barry is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.

12:12
 

Centre by Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko takes a shot. Nyron Nosworthy gets a block in.

11:27
 

A cross is delivered by Marco Cassetti, Joleon Lescott makes a clearance.

11:14
 

The ball is swung over by Pablo Zabaleta.

9:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joel Ekstrand on Edin Dzeko. David Silva crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Lloyd Doyley.

8:29
 

The ball is swung over by James Milner.

7:53
 

Corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the right by-line, save by Jonathan Bond.

6:46
 

Daniel Pudil challenges Pablo Zabaleta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by David Silva, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by James Milner from the left by-line played to the near post.

6:22
 

Unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah by Gareth Barry results in a free kick. Nyron Nosworthy takes the direct free kick.

5:50
 

The ball is sent over by David Silva.

5:30
 

James Milner decides to take a short corner.

4:58
 

James Milner sends in a cross, clearance made by John Eustace. Corner taken by James Milner from the right by-line, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

4:26
 

Centre by James Milner, clearance by Daniel Pudil. James Milner takes a short corner.

4:00
 

Marco Cassetti is penalised for a handball. Gareth Barry takes the direct free kick.

2:41
 

Shot from a long way out by Nathaniel Chalobah goes wide of the left-hand upright.

2:13
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.

2:01
 

Matej Vydra sends in a cross, clearance made by James Milner.

1:41
 

James Milner crosses the ball, Joel Ekstrand manages to make a clearance.

:50
 

Carlos Tevez crosses the ball, Effort on goal by Edin Dzeko from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.