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  • Date:24 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Etihad Stadium
  • Attendance:25,519
  • Toure (75) Jovetic (82)
Goal!

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91:46 +1.46

Emmerson Boyce makes a clearance.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

90:14 +0.14

Thomas Rogne restarts play with the free kick.

89:34

Clearance by Thomas Rogne.

89:25

The ball is swung over by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.

87:47

Unfair challenge on Jordi Gomez by Gael Clichy results in a free kick.

86:59

Ryan Shotton manages to make a clearance.

86:29

Yaya Toure challenges Nick Powell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

85:20

Gonzalez Jesus Navas scores with a right foot finish. Man City 5-0 Wigan.Assist on the goal came from Alvaro Negredo.

83:22

Fraser Fyvie concedes a free kick for a foul on Stevan Jovetic.

82:20

Stevan Jovetic scores with a right foot finish. Man City 4-0 Wigan.

81:35

Alvaro Negredo concedes a free kick for a foul on Emmerson Boyce.

81:08

Foul by Juan Garcia on Micah Richards, free kick awarded.

80:27

Gonzalez Jesus Navas produces a cross.

79:09

Nick Powell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nouha Dicko.

78:02

Alvaro Negredo comes on in place of Edin Dzeko.

75:19

Yaya Toure hits the back of the net with a direct shot from the free kick. Man City 3-0 Wigan.

74:12

Unfair challenge on Stevan Jovetic by Fraser Fyvie results in a free kick.

73:03

The ball is delivered by Roger Espinoza.

72:18

Edin Dzeko has an effort at goal. Lee Nicholls catches the ball.

70:44

Gael Clichy crosses the ball.

70:15

(Man City) makes a substitution, with Gonzalez Jesus Navas coming on for Marcos Lopes.

69:40

Stevan Jovetic has an effort at goal. Lee Nicholls catches the ball.

68:09

Free kick taken by Fraser Fyvie.

67:57

Stephen Crainey goes off and Daniel Redmond comes on.

67:25

Stevan Jovetic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris McCann.

66:06

Ryan Shotton manages to make a clearance.

65:09

Stephen Crainey manages to make a clearance.

64:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Milner by Stephen Crainey.

62:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordi Gomez by Marcos Lopes.

61:39

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Micah Richards by Jordi Gomez.

60:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francisco Javi Garcia by Jordi Gomez.

59:29

Stevan Jovetic has an effort at goal. Lee Nicholls parries the ball but the danger is not over.

59:28

Micah Richards produces a cross.

58:22

Ryan Shotton is brought on as a substitute for Leon Barnett.

57:21

Gael Clichy challenges Jordi Gomez unfairly and gives away a free kick.

56:08

Unfair challenge on Thomas Rogne by Edin Dzeko results in a free kick.

55:59

Clearance made by Thomas Rogne.

54:38

Thomas Rogne makes a clearance.

54:09

Clearance made by Stephen Crainey.

54:06

Edin Dzeko has an effort at goal. Parried by Lee Nicholls back into danger.

53:52

Micah Richards manages to make a clearance.

52:23

The assistant referee signals for offside against Micah Richards.

51:48

Thomas Rogne makes a clearance.

51:37

Stevan Jovetic restarts play with the free kick.

51:01

Unfair challenge on Yaya Toure by Chris McCann results in a free kick.

50:49

Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

49:58

Clearance by Thomas Rogne.

48:47

Corner taken by James Milner.

48:27

Marcos Lopes takes a shot. Blocked by Leon Barnett.

47:43

Nouha Dicko is ruled offside.

46:34

Corner taken by Marcos Lopes from the .

The referee starts the second half.

The half-time whistle blows.

45:55 +0.55

Luis Fernandinho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emmerson Boyce.

45:32 +0.32

Luis Fernandinho takes the free kick.

45:23 +0.23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luis Fernandinho by Roger Espinoza.

45:17

Centre by Gael Clichy.

45:14

The ball is crossed by Marcos Lopes.

45:01

Yaya Toure is brought on as a substitute for Luis Fernandinho.

44:59

Free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

44:16

James Milner challenges Roger Espinoza unfairly and gives away a free kick.

44:16

Unfair challenge on Roger Espinoza by Edin Dzeko results in a free kick.

42:29

Shot by James Milner. Blocked by Chris McCann.

40:47

The ball is swung over by Roger Espinoza.

39:10

Caution for Leon Barnett.

38:30

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Barnett on Edin Dzeko.

37:55

Jordi Gomez challenges Micah Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick.

37:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leon Barnett by Edin Dzeko.

35:48

Stevan Jovetic takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

35:46

Centre by James Milner.

35:09

Marcos Lopes concedes a free kick for a foul on Emmerson Boyce.

34:07

Gael Clichy manages to make a clearance.

33:52

Clearance made by James Milner.

32:07

Clearance made by Emmerson Boyce.

29:35

Leon Barnett takes the free kick.

28:48

Francisco Javi Garcia challenges Juan Garcia unfairly and gives away a free kick.

27:33

Edin Dzeko takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Lee Nicholls blocks the ball.

26:16

Clearance by Emmerson Boyce.

25:42

Clearance by Joleon Lescott.

24:52

Jordi Gomez fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick over the bar.

24:06

Luis Fernandinho challenges Jordi Gomez unfairly and gives away a free kick.

21:56

Luis Fernandinho takes the free kick.

21:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordi Gomez on Luis Fernandinho.

20:40

Clearance made by Joleon Lescott.

19:55

James Milner crosses the ball.

18:31

Lee Nicholls restarts play with the free kick.

17:53

Gael Clichy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nouha Dicko.

16:50

Shot by Micah Richards missed to the right of the net.

13:03

Nouha Dicko is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

11:11

Chris McCann takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

9:34

Stevan Jovetic takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

4:53

Corner taken by James Milner from the right by-line.

4:18

Corner taken by Marcos Lopes from the left by-line.

4:15

Clearance by Leon Barnett.

3:30

Jordi Gomez takes the free kick.

1:44

Jordi Gomez restarts play with the free kick.

1:01

Marcos Lopes challenges Jordi Gomez unfairly and gives away a free kick.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Richards boost for City Manchester City defender Micah Richards could make his first appearance of the season in the Capital One Cup third-round tie against Wigan. Richards has missed the start of the season with hamstring trouble but was an unused substitute in the weekend derby win against Manchester United. Midfielder Jack Rodwell missed that game with a knock and could be doubtful while playmaker David Silva (thigh) and defender Gael Clichy (thigh) continue to be assessed. Changes are probable with the likes of Joleon Lescott, James Milner and Stevan Jovetic pushing for places. City make a quick return to action against the Latics, who were their conquerors in last season's FA Cup final. Much has changed since the Wembley clash in May with both clubs having changed managers and City having spent more than B#90million on new players while Wigan were relegated to the Championship. Richards did not play in the cup final but sees the latest tie as an opportunity to put its memory firmly in the past. The 25-year-old told the club's website: "I wasn't involved against Wigan, but there was definitely something lacking. "Wigan have always played us well and have been a bit of a bogey team, but I would never say the guys weren't up for it because we always want to win, but I just felt they wanted it more on the day. "That game is in the past now but we have to make sure we put things right in this game and try and progress in the competition." Meanwhile, Owen Coyle claims there will be no bluffing from him as he selects a Wigan XI for the third time in six days. Victory in the FA Cup ensured Latics' qualification for the Europa League, their first ever experience of a major continental tournament, which somewhat eased the pain of relegation from the Premier League just three days later. Coyle therefore knew that when he took the reins at the DW Stadium this summer he would have to negotiate a demanding fixture list. Last Thursday a Wigan team featuring seven changes were in Belgium where they drew 0-0 with Zulte Waregem and, with Coyle then opting to bring in four fresh faces for Sunday's 2-0 win over Ipswich, the former Bolton boss suggests he has been left with little choice but to shuffle his pack once more against City. "If you were going to equate it to poker we've not been dealt a great hand," said Coyle. "But that's been dictated by TV and we're not exactly thrilled about it, but we need to get on with it. "Any game I enter in to I want to win but we're playing against an elite club, not only in English football but in European football, one of the favourites for the Champions League, never mind the Premier League, and we're asked to go there after one day's rest and try and win that cup tie. "There's no mistaking I will make numerous changes for that game on Tuesday night."

Formation:442Manager: Manuel Pellegrini

Man City

Formation: 4141Manager: Owen Coyle

Wigan

  • Costel Pantilimon
  • Micah Richards
  • Dedryck Boyata
  • Joleon Lescott
  • Gael Clichy
  • James Milner
  • Luis Fernandinho
  • Francisco Javi Garcia
  • Marcos Lopes
  • Stevan Jovetic
  • Edin Dzeko
  • SUBS
  • Samir Nasri
  • Alvaro Negredo
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Gonzalez Jesus Navas
  • Richard Wright
  • Matija Nastasic
  • Yaya Toure

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