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Manchester City 2 Birmingham City 0 Match Centre

Wednesday, 21st September 2011

Carling League Cup Kick Off: 19:45 Venue: Eastlands Attendance: 25,070
Click for Manchester City squad list Man. City
Hargreaves 17
Balotelli 38
2 - 0 Birmingham C.
 
Click for Birmingham City squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Manchester City 2, Birmingham City 0.
90+4 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Manchester City 2, Birmingham City 0.
90+2   Attempt missed. Marlon King (Birmingham City) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Jean Beausejour.
90+2   Corner, Birmingham City.
90+2   Attempt saved. Marlon King (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
89   Corner, Manchester City.
88   Corner, Birmingham City.
88   Attempt saved. David Murphy (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
87   Foul by Karim Rekik (Manchester City).
87   Morgaro Gomis (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
86   Substitution, Manchester City. Luca Scapuzzi replaces Abdul Razak.
86   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
85   Attempt saved. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
85   Corner, Birmingham City.
84   Attempt blocked. Morgaro Gomis (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
79   Attempt missed. Chris Burke (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
78   Substitution, Manchester City. Karim Rekik replaces Wayne Bridge.
78   Substitution, Birmingham City. Marlon King replaces Nathan Redmond.
76   Foul by David Murphy (Birmingham City).
76   Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
76   Corner, Birmingham City.
74   Corner, Birmingham City.
74   Foul by James Milner (Manchester City).
74   Chris Burke (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
73   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
72   Offside, Birmingham City. Nikola Zigic is caught offside.
70   Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.
69   Foul by Curtis Davies (Birmingham City).
69   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
67   Substitution, Birmingham City. Morgaro Gomis replaces Keith Fahey.
67   Substitution, Birmingham City. Nikola Zigic replaces Adam Rooney.
66   Corner, Manchester City.
64   Foul by Adam Rooney (Birmingham City).
64   Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
61   Attempt missed. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
59   Attempt saved. Nathan Redmond (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
58   Foul by Stefan Savic (Manchester City).
58   Adam Rooney (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
57   Substitution, Manchester City. James Milner replaces Owen Hargreaves.
50   Foul by Guirane N'Daw (Birmingham City).
50   Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
48   Foul by Jean Beausejour (Birmingham City).
48   Nedum Onuoha (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
46   Foul by Chris Burke (Birmingham City).
46   Wayne Bridge (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
-   Second Half begins Manchester City 2, Birmingham City 0.
45+1 mc-whistle First Half ends, Manchester City 2, Birmingham City 0.
45   Attempt missed. Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
42   Foul by Abdul Razak (Manchester City).
42   Jean Beausejour (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
40   Foul by Carlos Tévez (Manchester City).
40   Pablo Ibáńez (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
38 mc-goal Goal! Manchester City 2, Birmingham City 0. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov with a cross.
36   Attempt missed. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
36   Foul by Guirane N'Daw (Birmingham City).
36   Abdul Razak (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
35   Attempt saved. Curtis Davies (Birmingham City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved.
35   Foul by Nedum Onuoha (Manchester City).
35   Nathan Redmond (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
33   Offside, Birmingham City. Chris Burke is caught offside.
32   Foul by Abdul Razak (Manchester City).
32   Jean Beausejour (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
29   Corner, Manchester City.
27   Offside, Manchester City. Mario Balotelli is caught offside.
24   Foul by Kolo Touré (Manchester City).
24   Guirane N'Daw (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
24   Corner, Manchester City.
23   Attempt blocked. Wayne Bridge (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
19   Foul by Carlos Tévez (Manchester City).
19   Curtis Davies (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
17 mc-goal Goal! Manchester City 1, Birmingham City 0. Owen Hargreaves (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.
13   Foul by Kolo Touré (Manchester City).
13   Guirane N'Daw (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
7   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
5   Foul by Jean Beausejour (Birmingham City).
5   Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick.
4   Attempt missed. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
2   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
2   Curtis Davies (Birmingham City) wins a free kick.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
30 Costel Pantilimon
3 Wayne Bridge (Rekik 78)
15 Stefan Savic
5 Pablo Zabaleta
28 Kolo Toure
13 Aleksandar Kolarov
24 Nedum Onuoha
62 Abdul Razak (Scapuzzi 86)
20 Owen Hargreaves (Milner 57)
45 Mario Balotelli
32 Carlos Tevez
Substitutes
22 Gael Clichy
49 Luca Scapuzzi (Razak 86)
16 Sergio Aguero
7 James Milner (Hargreaves 57)
44 Karim Rekik (Bridge 78)
36 Denis Suarez
12 Stuart Taylor
Starting line-ups
13 Colin Doyle
5 Pablo Ibanez
24 Curtis Davies
23 Jonathan Spector
3 David Murphy
8 Guirane N'Daw
11 Jean Beausejour
7 Chris Burke
18 Keith Fahey (Gomis 67)
22 Nathan Redmond (King 78)
17 Adam Rooney (Zigic 67)
Substitutes
9 Marlon King (Redmond 78)
25 Akwasi Asante
1 Boaz Myhill
19 Nikola Zigic (Rooney 67)
14 Morgaro Gomis (Fahey 67)
36 Jake Jervis
4 Steven Caldwell

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