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Booking for Mario Balotelli for dissent.
Booking for Marcus Hahnemann.
Adam Johnson takes a shot. Save made by Marcus Hahnemann. Inswinging corner taken by David Silva, save by Marcus Hahnemann.
Steven Mouyokolo comes on in place of Matthew Jarvis.
Pablo Zabaleta goes into the referee's book. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Foley by Pablo Zabaleta. Kevin Foley restarts play with the free kick.
Michael Mancienne comes on in place of Nenad Milijas. Micah Richards leaves the field to be replaced by Joao Alves Jo. Foul by Jerome Boateng on Kevin Doyle, free kick awarded. Christophe Berra restarts play with the free kick.
Gnegneri Toure Yaya takes a shot. David Edwards gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by James Milner.
Shot by David Silva from just outside the area goes over the net.
Pablo Zabaleta is brought on as a substitute for Emmanuel Adebayor. Kevin Doyle produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Shot on goal by Emmanuel Adebayor from just inside the area goes over the target.
Shot from just outside the area by Jerome Boateng goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line played to the near post, Kevin Doyle makes a clearance.
Foul by Kevin Doyle on Kolo Toure, free kick awarded. Vincent Kompany takes the direct free kick.
James Milner takes a shot.
Outswinging corner taken by David Silva.
Gareth Barry leaves the field to be replaced by Adam Johnson.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Stephen Ward. Kolo Toure takes the indirect free kick.
Stephen Hunt leaves the field to be replaced by George Elokobi. The official flags Mario Balotelli offside. Marcus Hahnemann takes the free kick.
Nenad Milijas takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.
Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Christophe Berra gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mario Balotelli, David Edwards manages to make a clearance.
David Silva takes a shot. Save made by Marcus Hahnemann. Corner taken left-footed by David Silva.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Balotelli on Christophe Berra. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Hahnemann.
Stephen Hunt booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Hunt on Emmanuel Adebayor. Direct free kick taken by Jerome Boateng.
David Edwards finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Wolverhampton 2-1 Man City.
Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Micah Richards gets a block in.
Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Foley.
Short corner worked by Matthew Jarvis.
Matthew Jarvis fouled by Mario Balotelli, the ref awards a free kick. Marcus Hahnemann takes the free kick.
Kevin Doyle is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Joe Hart.
Unfair challenge on Karl Henry by David Silva results in a free kick. Karl Henry takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Matthew Jarvis, save by Joe Hart.
Foul by Gnegneri Toure Yaya on Christophe Berra, free kick awarded. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
Christophe Berra fouled by Gnegneri Toure Yaya, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Ward.
Gareth Barry crosses the ball, Christophe Berra makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Mario Balotelli, Headed effort from inside the box by Emmanuel Adebayor misses to the right of the target.
Matthew Jarvis takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Matthew Jarvis, save made by Joe Hart.
Stephen Hunt takes a shot. Vincent Kompany gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Doyle by Emmanuel Adebayor. Free kick taken by Nenad Milijas.
The referee blows for offside against Emmanuel Adebayor. Marcus Hahnemann takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Vincent Kompany on Kevin Doyle, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Stephen Hunt from right wing, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Mario Balotelli. Free kick taken by Richard Stearman.
Goal scored by Nenad Milijas from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Wolverhampton 1-1 Man City.Assist on the goal came from Matthew Jarvis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Ward by Emmanuel Adebayor. Free kick taken by Nenad Milijas.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Matthew Jarvis played to the near post, clearance by Gareth Barry.
Matthew Jarvis delivers the ball, David Edwards takes a shot. Joe Hart makes a save. Matthew Jarvis takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Header from inside the area by David Edwards strikes the post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Balotelli on Stephen Hunt. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Hunt.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Stearman by Mario Balotelli. Free kick taken by Kevin Foley.
Penalty scored by Emmanuel Adebayor. Wolverhampton 0-1 Man City.David Silva fouled by Richard Stearman, the ref awards a Penalty. Assist by David Silva.
Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Hunt from the right by-line, clearance by Gareth Barry.
Jerome Boateng delivers the ball, Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Christophe Berra gets a block in. Corner taken by David Silva, Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Christophe Berra gets a block in.
Nenad Milijas concedes a free kick for a foul on Kolo Toure. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick.
James Milner fouled by Stephen Ward, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Mario Balotelli, David Edwards gets a block in. Free kick awarded for a foul by James Milner on Kevin Foley. Marcus Hahnemann restarts play with the free kick.
Handball by Mario Balotelli. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Stearman.
David Edwards takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.
Centre by Kevin Foley.
The ball is swung over by Matthew Jarvis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Stearman by Mario Balotelli. Marcus Hahnemann takes the free kick.
Micah Richards takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Hunt.
The referee blows for offside against Stephen Ward. Joe Hart takes the indirect free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Mario Balotelli goes over the crossbar.
Gareth Barry produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
The ball is delivered by James Milner, Shot from close range by Mario Balotelli misses to the right of the target.
Vincent Kompany challenges Kevin Doyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Foley takes the free kick.
The match begins.
The match has reached half-time.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Wolves pounce to stun City
David Edwards scored his first goal for 14 months to earn Wolves a shock 2-1 win over Manchester City and boost their Barclays Premier League survival hopes.
City went ahead through Emmanuel Adebayor's penalty and dominated the early part of the match.
But Wolves equalised through Nenad Milijas and then Edwards earned Mick McCarthy's side their first victory since the opening day of the campaign.
City started the game as if they were going to win at a canter as they threatened to prise open the Wolves defence every time they ventured forward.
But after going ahead they seemed content to sit back, which allowed Wolves back into the game - and they seized the opportunity.
Matt Jarvis enhanced his England credentials with another sparkling performance on the flank as he supplied a string of menacing crosses.
With Stephen Hunt finally fit to make his league debut on the opposite wing, there was a far better balance about the home side.
It was only in the final quarter of the game, with the introduction of Adam Johnson, that City regained their early momentum.
Mario Balotelli had the chance to break the deadlock when he got on the end of a low cross from James Milner but he could only stab the ball wide under pressure from Kevin Foley.
Vincent Kompany got on the end of a David Silva corner and his glancing header was cleared by Milijas although it may have been drifting just wide.
After 23 minutes Adebayor scored his first Premier League goal of the season from the penalty spot to put City ahead.
Jerome Boateng played the ball through to Silva and he was brought down close by Stearman.
Referee Mike Dean pointed to the spot and Adebayor sent Marcus Hahnemann the wrong way.
Wolves responded in a positive fashion and David Edwards twice went close to equalising in the space of a minute.
City's England goalkeeper Joe Hart did well to fingertip behind a header from the Wolves midfielder after he got on the end of a cross from Jarvis.
But Hart was relieved to see a thumping header from Edwards hit the post from another dangerous ball into the box from the impressive Jarvis.
The home side were not to be denied and after 29 minutes Milijas brought them back on level terms.
A cross from Jarvis was blocked but the ball broke into the path of Milijas who beat Hart with his low drive into the corner.
Wolves were suddenly in the ascendancy and Jarvis supplied another telling cross which only just eluded the run of Hunt at the far post.
But they had a let-off after 41 minutes when Adebayor outjumped Hahnemann and glanced his header inches wide from Balotelli's cross.
There was a quiet start to the second half but after 56 minutes Edwards put Wolves in front.
Doyle had his shot blocked by Kolo Toure from Foley's cross but the rebound fell to Edwards who kept his cool before sliding the ball past Hart and into the right corner.
Hunt was yellow-carded two minutes later when he tugged at the shirt of Adebayor as the striker tried to break clear down the left.
City tried to retaliate and Hahnemann did well to tip a low shot from Silva around the post after he had been teed up by Milner.
But Wolves were looking full of confidence and Hart had to be alert to get his body behind a low 30-yard attempt from Milijas.
Adebayor missed a great chance to level after 74 minutes, shooting over the bar after Johnson drilled the ball across the box.
It was Adebayor's last contribution before he was replaced three minutes later by full-back Pablo Zabaleta.
Zabaleta and Balotelli were booked in the closing stages as Wolves held on for a valuable win.
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