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  • Manchester City 1-0 Wigan: Silva great-strike, Al-Habsi howler

    Three points full reacged by Manchester City when entertain Wigan Athletic on Saturday (05/03/2011). Compete in the City of Manchester, The Citizens managed to win by a nose with a score of 1-0.

    City made a single goal victory by David Silva in minute 38. These results establish troops Roberto Mancini was in the order of three of the standings with 53 points pack.

    But very unfortunate for Wigan because of back numbers reach zero, The Latics kept hidden in the bottom of the table with the acquisition of 27 points.

    The game

    City started the match convincingly. Mario Balotelli piercing defenses that make it difficult Wigan goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi.

    Wigan defense again tested through Carlos Tevez. Argentina striker is doing a neat solo run past several players and opponents, but his shot from the right side of goal, still misses the point.

    Wigan get a good chance in 30 minutes. Victor Moses to send feedback that can be driven by Vincent Kompany but the ball fell to James McCarthy, who then make a hard kick.

    Goal! David Silva brings City leading 1-0 in minute 38. He writhed in the penalty box and release the hard kick towards the near post. Al Habsi did not catch the ball well and drove the ball into the net.

    After the restart Wigan attack more precisely. A chance of return obtained by Antolin Alcaraz where the kick hit the crossbar City.

    Wigan make City return hassles. The ball kicked the free kick hard and succeed McCarthy forced Joe Hart to fall up to save the goal. Up to 61 minutes, City still lead 1-0.

    City Wigan tight defense made it difficult to penetrate. Some shots from players successfully blocked.

    A minute before the normal time ended, Hugo Rodallega got a golden opportunity. He received the ball from outside the penalty box but his left leg kick is still weak so that Hart could catch it easily.

    Conor Sommon wasted a golden opportunity. He took a pass Rodallega and kicked the ball tight and thin it falls on the right side of goal City.

    Until last fight was over the score 1-0, City had the right will triumph.

    Team Line-up:

    MANCHESTER CITY: Joe Hart, Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta, Micah Richards, Gareth Barry, Patrick Vieira, Mario Balotelli (Aleksandar Kolarov 69 ') David Silva (Nigel De Jong 84'), Carlos Tevez (Edin Dzeko 86 ') , Yaya Toure

    WIGAN ATHLETIC: Ali Al Habsi, Antolin Alcaraz, Gary Caldwell, Maynor Figueroa, Adrian Rodriguez (Steve Gohouri 69 '), Mohamed Diame (Conor Sommon 84'), James McCarthy, Ben Watson, Tom Cleverley, Victor Moses (Charles N'Zogbia 60 '), Hugo Rodallega


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