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  • Manchester City 1-0 Dynamo Kyiv: Kolarov great-strike, Balotelli red-card

    Manchester City has succeeded in overcoming Dynamo Kiev 1-0 in the second leg 16. But the score is not enough to deliver The Citizens breezed into the quarterfinals.

    Manchester City host Dynamo Kiev in the second leg 16 of the Europa League in the City of Manchester, on Thursday (17/03/2011) . On the first leg in Kiev headquarters, vice Premier League defeat 0-2.

    Two-goal deficit to make the City look groundbreaking. Driven by David Silva, the home team recorded a number of chances but no goals fruitful.

    In the midst of his efforts to break into the opponent's goal, Roberto Mancini instead farm team must lose one player. Mario Balotelli receive a red card in the 36th minute after the Italian player Goran Popov violated.

    The release did not make the City shaky . Even two minutes after the red distorted, the host managed to score a goal by Alexander Kolarov.

    Goal started from a free kick taken short by David Silva in the direction Kolarov. Then Kolarov little dribble to the left and opened fire from outside the penalty box that penetrate the Ukrainian deputy goalkeeper.

    Kiev has a number of opportunities in the middle of the second half. Kick can still be pushed over Ognjen Vukojevic City goalkeeper Joe Hart. While header Garmash Denys still can be driven by Joleon Lescott.

    Nine minutes into the dispersal, Kiev player Andriy Yarmolenko effort to dispel a cross are released Kolarov almost breaking into his own goal. Luckily for Ukraine's deputy since header Yarmolenko still on the goalposts.

    Kiev 85 minutes behind the threats. Roman Eremenko successful kick pushed over by keeper Joe Hart.

    City defense shut the opponent in five minutes of injury time given. The best chance "Manchester Blue" got a kick Edin Dzeko can still be arrested Shovkovskiy. Similarly, Yaya Toure's free kick which successfully thwarted a number of Kiev's goalkeeper.

    Score 1-0 to City to survive until the game is closed. Despite win, but Carlos Tevez et al. should be excluded because of lost on aggregate 1-2.

    Team Line-up:

    Manchester City: Hart; Lescott, Kompany, Richards, Kolarov (Milner 87 '), Barry (A. Johnson 70'), Yaya Toure, De Jong, Silva (Dzeko 75 '), Tevez, Balotelli

    Dynamo Kiev: Shovkovskiy; Popov, Almeida, Danilo Silva, Gusev, Yussuf, Eremenko, Vukojevic, Ninkovic (Zozulya 45 '), Shevchenko (Garmash 61'), Yarmolenko (Betao 90 ')


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