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The referee ends the match.
Lewis Holtby goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
Shot by Alvaro Negredo went wide right of the net.
Corner taken by Gonzalez Jesus Navas from the right by-line.
Johnny Heitinga manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken short by James Milner.
James Milner takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Stockdale parries the ball away.
Pajtim Kasami is caught offside.
Pajtim Kasami on for Cauley Woodrow.
Jack Rodwell takes a shot. Blocked by Brede Hangeland.
Martin Demichelis manages to make a clearance.
Samir Nasri leaves the field to be replaced by Stevan Jovetic.
Clearance by William Kvist Jorgensen.
Short corner taken by James Milner.
Foul by Joleon Lescott on Steve Sidwell, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Samir Nasri.
Foul by Lewis Holtby on Aleksandar Kolarov, free kick awarded.
Martin Demichelis gets a header at goal. Blocked by Sascha Riether.
Yaya Toure goes off and Jack Rodwell comes on.
The ball is delivered by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.
Corner from the left by-line taken by John Arne Riise.
Gonzalez Jesus Navas makes a clearance.
Aleksandar Kolarov concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Holtby.
Shot by James Milner. Blocked by Johnny Heitinga.
The ball is crossed by Cauley Woodrow.
Martin Demichelis makes a clearance.
Gonzalez Jesus Navas replaces David Silva.
John Arne Riise gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Milner.
Yaya Toure scores with a right foot finish. Man City 3-0 Fulham.Samir Nasri provided the assist for the goal.
Foul by Patrick Roberts on Aleksandar Kolarov, free kick awarded.
The referee cautions Steve Sidwell for unsporting behaviour.
Steve Sidwell challenges James Milner unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Luis Fernandinho.
Unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta by Cauley Woodrow results in a free kick.
Shot by James Milner went harmlessly over the bar.
David Silva decides to take a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by William Kvist Jorgensen on Alvaro Negredo.
Corner taken by David Silva.
The ball is crossed by Aleksandar Kolarov.
Cauley Woodrow concedes a free kick for a foul on Luis Fernandinho.
Patrick Roberts is brought on as a substitute for Alex Kacaniklic.
Lewis Holtby is brought on as a substitute for Kieran Richardson.
Clearance by John Arne Riise.
Penalty scored by Yaya Toure. Man City 2-0 Fulham.
The referee shows Fernando Amorebieta a red card.
Fernando Amorebieta gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on David Silva.
Clearance made by Joleon Lescott.
Yaya Toure concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Sidwell.
Alvaro Negredo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fernando Amorebieta.
The ball is crossed by James Milner.
John Arne Riise manages to make a clearance.
Free kick taken by Yaya Toure.
Foul by Steve Sidwell on Yaya Toure, free kick awarded.
The referee starts the second half.
John Arne Riise produces a cross.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
Clearance made by John Arne Riise.
Aleksandar Kolarov has an effort at goal. David Stockdale parries the ball away.
Fernando Amorebieta makes a clearance.
Samir Nasri takes a short corner.
James Milner sends in a cross.
David Silva fouled by Steve Sidwell, the ref awards a free kick.
Fernando Amorebieta takes the free kick.
David Silva challenges William Kvist Jorgensen unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance by Fernando Amorebieta.
Header at goal by Fernando Amorebieta goes over the bar.
Clearance by Joleon Lescott.
Samir Nasri sends in a cross.
David Silva takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Fernando Amorebieta.
Alvaro Negredo challenges Brede Hangeland unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance by Pablo Zabaleta.
A cross is delivered by Alex Kacaniklic.
Steve Sidwell manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Fernando Amorebieta on David Silva.
Penalty scored by Yaya Toure. Man City 1-0 Fulham.
Foul by Fernando Amorebieta on Alvaro Negredo, Penalty awarded.
Shot by Kieran Richardson went wide of the right-hand post.
Shot by Cauley Woodrow. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.
Strike comes in from Kieran Richardson from the free kick. Blocked by Pablo Zabaleta.
Martin Demichelis concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Richardson.
Aleksandar Kolarov makes a clearance.
Samir Nasri delivers the ball.
Samir Nasri takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
James Milner takes a shot. David Stockdale fumbles the ball.
Aleksandar Kolarov sends in a cross.
William Kvist Jorgensen makes a clearance.
Shot by Pablo Zabaleta. Blocked by William Kvist Jorgensen.
Aleksandar Kolarov crosses the ball.
Joleon Lescott takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Heitinga on Yaya Toure.
Pablo Zabaleta sends in a cross.
Joleon Lescott makes a clearance.
David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alvaro Negredo on John Arne Riise.
The referee gets the match started.
Pellegrini 'can plug Kompany gap'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is confident his defence will stand up to the test in the absence of captain Vincent Kompany this weekend.
City's influential captain is suspended for the visit of struggling Fulham in the Barclays Premier League after his sending off at Hull last Saturday.
With Matija Nastasic nursing a knee injury, that could mean the much-maligned Martin Demichelis and Joleon Lescott, who endured a torrid time at Barcelona last week, are again partnered at the back.
City's defence has been one of their weaknesses all season and they looked particularly vulnerable when Kompany endured an injury-hit first three months of the campaign.
But Pellegrini said of the Belgian: "He is the captain of the team, he is a very important player but we have had so many injuries during the whole year from different players and always we have managed to play well.
"I am sure the players who will play instead of Vincent will play well."
Pellegrini also admits to having fitness concerns about Nastasic, who has missed the last eight games in all competitions with a knee injury and has been out much longer than initially anticipated.
The Chilean said: "He continues with some pain in his knee. He has at least a couple more weeks to recover.
"Of course we are concerned because the doctor doesn't know what happened with him. He made all the exams that he needs but we don't know what happened with him.
"We are taking other opinions. The doctor is in charge of that.
"The player feels a pain inside the knee but nobody knows what the pain is."
City have a tough week ahead, with the Fulham clash followed by the derby at champions Manchester United next Tuesday and then a trip to title rivals Arsenal.
Pellegrini's men also have a trip to Liverpool, another side in the title race, to come.
Yet for now his only focus is bottom side Fulham and what he believes could be a tricky contest.
He said: "I think it is just a very tough game. All the teams in the last position - not only in the relegation positions but in the last position in the table in the second round (of fixtures) - try to add points everywhere.
"A team like Fulham are used to defending and with Felix Magath - he always plays his teams with a lot of intensity - I am sure we need to work very hard during the 95 minutes if we want to win.
"That is why we start a very important week, but the most important game in this week is Fulham.
"I am talking to the players, trying to convince all of them it is always a difficult game.
"Maybe for important games, with the most important teams, the motivation is alone - you don't need to talk too much.
"But in these kind of games, it is very important to play from the beginning as a final."
Fulham winger Ashkan Dejagah has been ruled out with a muscle problem.
Striker Kostas Mitroglou is missing with a knee problem sustained last week but is expected to return against Everton on March 30.
Midfielder Scott Parker remains in the treatment room with his knee injury, while winger Damien Duff is out for the rest of the season, also because of a knee issue.
Fulham are four points adrift of safety with eight matches remaining, their victory over Newcastle a first Premier League win since January 14 against Norwich.
Magath insists the Cottagers can return from Manchester with some reward, but refuses to set a points target for survival.
"I don't count points because I have no influence on what the other teams will do. I don't care, I only look at the next game," he said.
"I'm looking to take a point at Man City, so we'll see. We want to win our home games and we did well against Newcastle.
"We're developing step by step and I was very satisfied with the game against Newcastle over 90 minutes because we didn't concede.
"There is always a chance, even in difficult games like Manchester City. Now we know that we must not concede. We can defend very well.
"If we make it difficult for Man City to score, we'll have a chance to score for ourselves. I hope we'll create more chances."
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