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  • Date:19 May 2013
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:Etihad Stadium
  • Attendance:4,747,054
  • Rodwell (28)
    Rodwell (58)
  • Pilkington (25) Holt (53) Howson (64) Howson (64)
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93mins

Sergio Aguero challenges Russell Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by John Ruddy.

92mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against James Milner. John Ruddy restarts play with the free kick.

91mins

Alexander Tettey has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

90mins

Luciano Becchio is brought on as a substitute for Grant Holt.

89mins

Corner taken right-footed by James Milner.

89mins

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Steven Whittaker gets a block in.

86mins

Alexander Tettey challenges Sergio Aguero unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Pablo Zabaleta. David Silva takes the inswinging corner, Yaya Toure takes a shot. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Silva, save made by John Ruddy.

85mins

Foul by Robert Snodgrass on Aleksandar Kolarov, free kick awarded. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

84mins

Joleon Lescott concedes a free kick for a foul on Javier Garrido. Joleon Lescott goes into the book. Steven Whittaker takes the direct free kick.

81mins

Elliott Bennett comes on in place of Anthony Pilkington.

80mins

Shot from just outside the box by Steven Whittaker misses to the right of the target.

79mins

Shot from close range by Edin Dzeko clears the bar.

76mins

Grant Holt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Micah Richards. Direct free kick taken by Micah Richards.

74mins

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Blocked by Javier Garrido.

67mins

Wes Hoolahan takes a short corner. Russell Martin takes a shot.

67mins

Effort on goal by James Milner from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

65mins

Jonathan Howson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-3 Norwich.David Silva comes on in place of Jack Rodwell. (Norwich) makes a substitution, with Alexander Tettey coming on for Bradley Johnson. Grant Holt provided the assist for the goal.

62mins

Robert Snodgrass restarts play with the free kick.

59mins

A goal is scored by Jack Rodwell from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 2-2 Norwich.Assist by Yaya Toure. Bradley Johnson fouled by Jack Rodwell, the ref awards a free kick. Bradley Johnson restarts play with the free kick. Shot from just outside the box by Edin Dzeko goes over the crossbar.

58mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Holt on Pablo Zabaleta. Samir Nasri takes the direct free kick.

56mins

Corner taken by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Micah Richards takes a shot. Clearance by Steven Whittaker.

54mins

Grant Holt fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man City 1-2 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Robert Snodgrass.

53mins

Foul by Yaya Toure on Robert Snodgrass, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass.

50mins

Sergio Aguero replaces Carlos Tevez.

48mins

Grant Holt fouled by Micah Richards, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, Ryan Bennett takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart. Corner taken right-footed by Robert Snodgrass, clearance made by Micah Richards.

46mins

Jonathan Howson challenges Carlos Tevez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Pablo Zabaleta takes the free kick.

45mins

Unfair challenge on Javier Garrido by James Milner results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass.

42mins

Effort from inside the area by Robert Snodgrass misses to the right of the goal.

41mins

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass, Micah Richards manages to make a clearance.

40mins

Close range effort by Edin Dzeko misses to the right of the goal.

39mins

Micah Richards concedes a free kick for a foul on Wes Hoolahan. Robert Snodgrass restarts play with the free kick.

37mins

Anthony Pilkington gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yaya Toure. Pablo Zabaleta restarts play with the free kick.

36mins

Corner taken left-footed by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Edin Dzeko goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

36mins

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Snodgrass.

30mins

Jack Rodwell challenges Robert Snodgrass unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Robert Snodgrass from the free kick, save made by Joe Hart. Corner from left by-line taken by Robert Snodgrass.

29mins

Jack Rodwell finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the top right corner of the goal. Man City 1-1 Norwich.Edin Dzeko provided the assist for the goal.

28mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Johnson on Samir Nasri. Free kick taken by Jack Rodwell.

26mins

Anthony Pilkington fires in a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man City 0-1 Norwich.Assist on the goal came from Wes Hoolahan.

22mins

Unfair challenge on Edin Dzeko by Anthony Pilkington results in a free kick. Yaya Toure takes the direct free kick.

21mins

Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line, Ryan Bennett takes a shot. Clearance by Joleon Lescott.

21mins

Outswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

16mins

Edin Dzeko takes a shot. John Ruddy makes a save.

13mins

Shot from inside the six-yard box by Grant Holt goes wide right of the goal.

11mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Aleksandar Kolarov from the left by-line, clearance by Bradley Johnson.

10mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Grant Holt. Samir Nasri takes the indirect free kick.

9mins

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

6mins

Outswinging corner taken by James Milner, Header on goal by Edin Dzeko from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

5mins

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Blocked by Joleon Lescott. Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line, clearance by Edin Dzeko.

3mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Grant Holt. Joleon Lescott takes the direct free kick.

1mins

Foul by Russell Martin on Edin Dzeko, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Yaya Toure.

Match Preview

Tueart - Swift action was way to go Manchester City great Dennis Tueart believes the club were right to get the decision to sack Roberto Mancini out of the way this week. On Monday, City axed the manager who memorably brought them Premier League success last year and FA Cup victory in 2011 after a disappointing campaign. With the club still second in the table and runners-up in the FA Cup it seemed a brutal decision but Mancini's position was always likely to be reviewed at the end of the season. After three days of intense speculation and defeat by Wigan at Wembley that decision was brought forward and results were not the only factor considered. Tueart, who had two spells at City in the 1970s and 1980s and later served as a director, feels if the club wanted to remove Mancini, it was better done sooner rather than later. Tueart told Press Association Sport: "Obviously we don't know what goes on behind the scenes but the owners have decided that is the move they want to make. "If you are going to make the decision, because of what was happening in the press with things coming out, it was best to make a break. If you are going to do it, do it without dragging your feet. "We couldn't improve our position in the league, we were guaranteed a Champions League place, had virtually guaranteed second position and didn't have anything else to play for. "So, after losing the FA Cup final, let's just get things in the past and plan for the future as soon as we can. The more time you have to plan for the future the better." City wrap up their season at home to Norwich with nothing but pride at stake having secured second spot by beating Reading on Tuesday. Defender Kolo Toure and striker Sergio Aguero are the chief injury doubts after limping off in midweek but Pablo Zabaleta returns from suspension. Tueart added: "You've now got to look forward very quickly and finish the season on a high. "I think you have to be respectful to the City supporters who will turn up in their thousands on Sunday. "I'll be there myself and I am sure it will be a great occasion. "I'm pleased Norwich have avoided relegation and everybody will want to finish the season with a flourish." Defender Javier Garrido is grateful Norwich did not leave their Barclays Premier League rescue act down to the last day of the season. Last weekend's 4-0 home win against West Brom secured Norwich's top-flight status and meant Garrido can go back to his former club and enjoy trying to put one over on his big football pal and compatriot David Silva. The pair came up together through the Spanish national ranks and while defender Garrido played from Under 15 to Under 21 level with Silva, he has not kicked on to break into Spain's senior side in the manner of the City midfielder. They have been texting each other over the past few weeks and Garrido said: "I have got a very good relationship with him. I texted him three or four weeks ago and he told me that for us it would be better to have the job done (avoid relegation) before we play at City. "I have good memories of my time at City but the owner was putting in lots of money for new players and that put the level so high and when you are involved you are happier than when you are not. But in general I was happy. It was my first time away from Spain." In fact, Garrido, 28, admits he was sad to leave City where he played between 2007 and 2010, making 49 league appearances in which he scored two goals alongside players such as Carlos Tevez, Gareth Barry and Richard Kompany, before the influx of star players saw him sold to Lazio. Injuries limited his appearances and progress at the Italian club, which is how he came to join Norwich on a season-long loan in the summer. He has proved a solid asset in the Norwich defence, playing 29 league games so far. His reward came when he signed a permanent two-year deal at Carrow Road earlier this week with the option of a third season. Garrido added: "Ever since my first day here my main thing was to join permanently. They have shown confidence in me. I have played so many games and have been comfortable with everyone. "After the last game against West Brom I was so happy because I knew I would be here permanently. It was a good moment for me." Central defender Michael Turner is still struggling with the groin injury he suffered against Reading last month and misses out.

Formation:4321Manager: Brian Kidd

Man City

Formation: 451Manager: Chris Hughton

Norwich

  • Joe Hart
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Micah Richards
  • Joleon Lescott
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Yaya Toure
  • Jack Rodwell
  • James Milner
  • Samir Nasri
  • Carlos Tevez
  • Edin Dzeko
  • SUBS
  • Costel Pantilimon
  • Gael Clichy
  • Sisenando Maicon
  • Francisco Javi Garcia
  • Gareth Barry
  • David Silva
  • Sergio Aguero

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLWDWW
  • Man City
  • VS
  • Norwich
  • DLWLLW

Last Meetings

  • Norwich
  • 3 - 4
  • Man City
  • 29/12/2012
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 6
  • Man City
  • 14/04/2012
  • Man City
  • 5 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 03/12/2011
  • Norwich
  • 2 - 3
  • Man City
  • 28/02/2005
  • Man City
  • 1 - 1
  • Norwich
  • 01/11/2004
  • Norwich
  • 1 - 1
  • Man City
  • 04/03/1995

Top Scorers

Man City

  • E Dzeko 14
  • SL Aguero 10
  • CA Tevez 9
  • Y Toure 7
  • J Milner 4
  • DJ Silva 4
  • PJ Zabaleta 2
  • S Nasri 2
  • FF Javi Garcia 2
  • G Barry 1
  • J Lescott 1
  • V Kompany 1
  • A Kolarov 1

Norwich

  • G Holt 6
  • R Snodgrass 6
  • A Pilkington 4
  • W Hoolahan 3
  • M Turner 3
  • R Martin 3
  • S Bassong 3
  • S Whittaker 1
  • S Jackson 1
  • E Bennett 1
  • B Johnson 1
  • J Howson 1
  • R Bennett 1

Goals

Man City

    • Total goals 95
    • Goals per game 64
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 10 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Norwich

    • Total goals 69
    • Goals per game 38
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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