skip to content
Unfair challenge on Gareth Barry by Jim O'Brien results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joleon Lescott.
Close range headed effort by Joleon Lescott misses to the right of the target.
Short corner taken by James Milner from the left by-line.
Corner taken by James Milner from the left by-line to the near post, Marlon Harewood makes a clearance.
James Milner has an effort at goal from just inside the penalty box that bounces off the post.
Shot by Edin Dzeko from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
Edin Dzeko produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Carlos Tevez goes off and James Milner comes on. Corner from right by-line taken by Tom Kennedy.
The referee blows for offside. Ryan Tunnicliffe takes the free kick.
Marlon Harewood has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
Pablo Zabaleta concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Scotland. David Perkins takes the direct free kick.
Abdul Razak has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Abdul Razak on for David Silva.
David Silva takes a shot. Save made by Luke Steele. Goal scored by David Silva from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 5-0 Barnsley.
Edin Dzeko produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Jacob Mellis takes a shot. Save by Costel Pantilimon.
Ryan Tunnicliffe takes a shot. Save by Costel Pantilimon.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joleon Lescott on Jim O'Brien. Jim O'Brien takes the direct free kick.
Shot from 20 yards by Edin Dzeko. Luke Steele makes a save.
Jacob Mellis takes a shot. Save made by Costel Pantilimon.
Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jacob Mellis. Jim O'Brien restarts play with the free kick.
Jim O'Brien produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jim O'Brien by Aleksandar Kolarov. Direct free kick taken by Tom Kennedy.
Scott Sinclair comes on in place of Samir Nasri. Chris Dagnall goes off and Jason Scotland comes on. Kelvin Etuhu goes off and Jim O'Brien comes on. Jacob Mellis is brought on as a substitute for Tomasz Cywka.
Carlos Tevez scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 4-0 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Samir Nasri.
Aleksandar Kolarov fouled by Ryan Tunnicliffe, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Tunnicliffe is cautioned. Aleksandar Kolarov restarts play with the free kick.
Tomasz Cywka has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.
Corner from left by-line taken by Samir Nasri.
Headed effort from inside the area by Chris Dagnall misses to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri, Edin Dzeko takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.
Corner from right by-line taken by David Silva.
Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov by Chris Dagnall. Joleon Lescott restarts play with the free kick.
Gareth Barry fouled by Marlon Harewood, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Gareth Barry.
The offside flag is raised against Marlon Harewood. Joleon Lescott takes the indirect free kick.
Kolo Toure concedes a free kick for a foul on Marlon Harewood. Free kick taken by Tom Kennedy.
Carlos Tevez scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 3-0 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from David Silva.
Chris Dagnall is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kolo Toure.
Goal scored by Aleksandar Kolarov from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-0 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from Carlos Tevez.
Foul by Tomasz Cywka on Pablo Zabaleta, free kick awarded. Kolo Toure restarts play with the free kick.
Samir Nasri takes the inswinging corner, Header from close range by Edin Dzeko misses to the right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Kelvin Etuhu by Gareth Barry results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kelvin Etuhu.
The referee blows for offside against Marlon Harewood. Joleon Lescott takes the direct free kick.
Samir Nasri challenges Chris Dagnall unfairly and gives away a free kick. Yaya Toure goes into the referee's book. Tomasz Cywka restarts play with the free kick.
David Silva takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Marlon Harewood.
Carlos Tevez produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
The official flags Samir Nasri offside. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Tom Kennedy from the left by-line.
Stephen Foster concedes a free kick for a foul on Carlos Tevez. Joleon Lescott takes the direct free kick.
David Silva takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save. Carlos Tevez gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 1-0 Barnsley.Assist on the goal came from David Silva.
Close range header by Edin Dzeko goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marlon Harewood on Joleon Lescott. Costel Pantilimon restarts play with the free kick.
Short corner taken by Samir Nasri.
Edin Dzeko fouled by Martin Cranie, the ref awards a free kick. Aleksandar Kolarov restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Tom Kennedy from the right by-line, Ryan Tunnicliffe has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Aguero to keep City skipper Kompany
Manchester City will not risk captain Vincent Kompany or striker Sergio Aguero against npower Championship strugglers Barnsley in the FA Cup this weekend.
Defender Kompany has missed the last six games with calf problems while Aguero pulled out of Monday's game at Aston Villa with knee trouble.
Right-backs Maicon and Micah Richards (both knee) remain sidelined for the quarter-final clash at the Etihad Stadium while midfielder Jack Rodwell (hamstring) is once again injured.
Mancini raised expectations at City when he guided them to FA Cup glory in 2011, ending a 35-year trophy drought.
The Italian, who has fielded strong sides in the previous rounds against Watford, Stoke and Leeds, is intent on a repeat victory.
He said: "It is my opinion that for a team like us it is very important to win something every year.
"It is better if it is Premier League or Champions League or Europa League but the FA Cup is important."
Barnsley travel to the Etihad Stadium for the Saturday evening clash as rank outsiders - some bookmakers quote odds as long as 18/1 on a Tykes victory - due to their position in the Championship relegation zone.
Mancini will not be taking the game lightly.
He said: "These games are difficult because they don't have anything to lose and everyone can think it will be easy.
"I have watched Barnsley and it is clear they are not Real Madrid, but these games are strange.
"I don't think many people thought Arsenal could go out in a game against Bradford."
Barnsley midfielder Stephen Dawson could have a late fitness test.
Dawson has missed the last nine matches since damaging ankle ligaments at Ipswich in mid-January and is hoping to prove his fitness in time to feature at the Etihad Stadium.
Manager David Flitcroft has no new injury or suspension problems following the midweek draw at Burnley. On-loan Stoke defender Rory Delap and fellow loanee Ryan Tunnicliffe, from Manchester United, were both unused substitutes at Turf Moor and could return to the starting line-up.
David Flitcroft has described the game as "what dreams are made of".
The Tykes are in the middle of a desperate relegation battle and have slipped back into the bottom three after taking one point from their last three npower Championship matches.
But boss Flitcroft does not see his side's quarter-final clash at the Etihad Stadium as a distraction and has told his players to relish the experience.
"It's the reason why you wake up in a morning," Flitcroft told Press Association Sport. "To try and achieve something different to what you did the day before.
"That's what my philosophy is in life, moving forward, not really looking back.
"I like the future. I like life. Life's experiences, I think that's all you're ever going to be left with when we end up leaving this world.
"So for me it's an incredible opportunity for a group of players to showcase their talents in an incredible stadium.
"It's what dreams are made of for me."
Barnsley booked their last-eight clash with victories over Burnley, Hull and MK Dons in the previous rounds.
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk