• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 26 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester City


Team Lineups

West Bromwich Albion

1 Foster
28 Jones
3 Olsson
23 McAuley
20 Shorey
11 Brunt
33 Scharner
21 Mulumbu
14 Thomas
9 Long
24 Odemwingie
Substitutes
13 Fulop
17 Dorrans
18 Jara Reyes
25 Dawson
29 Thorne
31 Cox
32 Fortune

Manchester City

25 Hart
5 Zabaleta
28 Toure
4 Kompany
22 Clichy
42 Toure Yaya
7 Milner
19 Nasri
21 Silva
16 Aguero
45 Balotelli
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon
6 Lescott
10 Dzeko
11 Johnson
15 Savic
18 Barry
34 De Jong

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

West Bromwich Albion

W D W L L D L W

Manchester City

W W W W W W W W
Head to Head
Man City
3-0
West Brom 05-Feb-2011
West Brom
0-2
Man City 07-Nov-2010
Man City
4-2
West Brom 19-Apr-2009
West Brom
2-1
Man City 21-Dec-2008
West Brom
2-0
Man City 10-Dec-2005
Man City
0-0
West Brom 13-Aug-2005


Live Text Commentary
91:21 +1.21
 

Effort from just outside the area by Edin Dzeko goes over the bar.

90:52 +0.52
 

Gael Clichy produces a cross, Gonzalo Jara Reyes makes a clearance.

89:24
 

Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, Edin Dzeko has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

89:15
 

A cross is delivered by Adam Johnson.

87:54
Substitution
 

Gonzalo Jara Reyes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter Odemwingie.

85:15
 

Unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley by David Silva results in a free kick. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

85:13
 

David Silva takes a shot from 18 yards. Blocked by Gareth McAuley.

84:38
 

David Silva produces a cross, Nicky Shorey makes a clearance.

83:13
 

Gareth Barry is penalised for a handball. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

81:47
Substitution
 

Edin Dzeko comes on in place of James Milner. David Silva takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Graham Dorrans.

81:04
 

Pablo Zabaleta sends in a cross, clearance by Gareth McAuley.

79:59
Substitution
 

Graham Dorrans joins the action as a substitute, replacing Youssouf Mulumbu.

79:03
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

76:23
 

Pablo Zabaleta delivers the ball.

75:17
 

Gael Clichy sends in a cross, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

73:51
Substitution
 

Billy Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli. Adam Johnson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Sergio Aguero. Vincent Kompany takes the free kick.

72:50
 

Foul by Jonas Olsson on Kolo Toure, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

72:27
 

Jerome Thomas produces a drilled right-footed shot from the edge of the area and hits the post.

71:49
 

Gnegneri Toure Yaya gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jerome Thomas. Paul Scharner restarts play with the free kick.

71:39
 

Nicky Shorey produces a cross, Kolo Toure manages to make a clearance.

70:43
 

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Gareth McAuley gets a block in. Gareth Barry takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

68:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gnegneri Toure Yaya on Billy Jones. Gnegneri Toure Yaya goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

68:07
 

The ball is crossed by Nicky Shorey, clearance by Gareth Barry.

67:01
 

Shot from outside the box by Chris Brunt misses to the left of the target.

66:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jerome Thomas by James Milner. Direct free kick taken by Peter Odemwingie.

65:46
 

The ball is swung over by Sergio Aguero, Nicky Shorey makes a clearance.

64:53
 

Effort from just outside the area by Kolo Toure goes over the target.

64:09
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Silva, Nicky Shorey makes a clearance. David Silva produces a cross, Billy Jones manages to make a clearance.

63:47
 

The ball is sent over by Gael Clichy, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

62:05
 

Corner taken by Chris Brunt from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by James Milner.

59:07
 

Shot by David Silva. Save made by Ben Foster.

58:07
Substitution
 

Samir Nasri goes off and Gareth Barry comes on.

57:56
 

Centre by Chris Brunt.

56:34
 

Shane Long has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

55:25
 

Shot by Peter Odemwingie. Vincent Kompany gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Brunt, clearance by Vincent Kompany.

54:44
 

Billy Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mario Balotelli. Free kick taken by Gnegneri Toure Yaya.

54:07
 

The ball is swung over by Jerome Thomas, Gael Clichy manages to make a clearance.

52:58
 

Mario Balotelli has an effort at goal.

50:52
 

Billy Jones challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Samir Nasri restarts play with the free kick.

49:33
 

The ball is swung over by Mario Balotelli, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

48:21
 

James Milner delivers the ball.

47:58
 

Short corner taken by Samir Nasri.

47:52
 

The ball is crossed by Mario Balotelli.

45:56
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Brunt, Gael Clichy manages to make a clearance.

44:40
 

Corner taken right-footed by James Milner from the left by-line, Ben Foster makes a comfortable save.

44:33
 

James Milner sends in a cross, blocked by Youssouf Mulumbu.

41:11
 

The ball is crossed by David Silva, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

38:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta by Paul Scharner. David Silva takes the direct free kick.

37:39
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Peter Odemwingie. Joe Hart takes the free kick.

37:05
 

Short corner taken by Chris Brunt from the right by-line.

36:45
 

Chris Brunt delivers the ball, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.

35:06
 

David Silva takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.

33:48
 

Mario Balotelli is ruled offside. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

32:43
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

30:15
 

Mario Balotelli gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Jones. Direct free kick taken by Gareth McAuley.

29:15
 

Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line played to the near post, Close range header by Gnegneri Toure Yaya goes wide of the left-hand upright.

29:01
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Samir Nasri, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

28:51
 

Corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line.

27:30
 

Paul Scharner challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mario Balotelli shoots direct from the free kick, blocked by Jonas Olsson.

25:53
 

Corner taken short by James Milner.

24:49
 

The ball is delivered by Samir Nasri, clearance made by Jonas Olsson.

23:57
 

David Silva produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

22:40
 

The ball is crossed by Gael Clichy, clearance by Gareth McAuley.

19:16
 

James Milner delivers the ball.

18:02
 

Corner taken by Chris Brunt, clearance made by Gnegneri Toure Yaya. Jonas Olsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vincent Kompany. Joe Hart takes the free kick.

17:29
 

Centre by Chris Brunt, Shot from 20 yards by Youssouf Mulumbu. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.

17:05
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt from the right by-line, save by Joe Hart.

16:51
 

Paul Scharner takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

16:17
 

Paul Scharner fouled by David Silva, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

13:37
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

13:25
 

Shot by David Silva. Blocked by Billy Jones.

12:36
 

Peter Odemwingie concedes a free kick for a foul on Pablo Zabaleta. Kolo Toure takes the free kick.

11:55
 

Gael Clichy delivers the ball, James Milner has a headed effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

10:30
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kolo Toure.

10:17
 

Foul by James Milner on Paul Scharner, free kick awarded. Paul Scharner takes the direct free kick.

8:27
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Pablo Zabaleta. Ben Foster takes the indirect free kick.

5:14
 

Samir Nasri delivers the ball, Ben Foster makes a comfortable save.

3:47
 

David Silva produces a cross, Samir Nasri has a volleyed shot. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.

2:42
 

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

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 Southampton 4 -2 5

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