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  • Manchester City 3-0 Aston Villa: Balotelli, Silva supeb-strike

    Manchester City no significant obstacles to get into the FA Cup quarterfinals. Facing fellow Premier League team, Aston Villa, The Citizens reap victory with the score 3-0.

    Undergoing the match in the City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday (02/03/2011) , the City appeared dominant over his guest. After a quick lead through Yaya Toure in five minutes, two other host goals coming from Mario Balotelli and David Silva superb-finish.

    This landslide victory led Roberto Mancini's squad entered the round of eight. Opponent who was waiting in that phase is Division Championship club Reading, which yesterday beat Everton in the match 1-0.

    The Game

    The game has been running for five minutes when City are able to open the advantage. Aleksandar Kolarov's corner kick that Patrick Viera failed headlong into the net because Terhadang arm Ciaran Clark, City players did not have time to claim a penalty because the ball had struck Toure and scored into the goal.

    Villa responded immediately with a goal. In curved kick eight minutes from Gabriel Agbonlahor in the penalty box is still wide in the direction of the pole away goalkeeper Joe Hart.

    Entering minutes 25 Balotelli managed to widen the benefits of the City. Escaped the offside trap and managed to win a contest run by two defenders opponent, with a touch of Super Mario lobbed the ball into the goal without being able to reach Brad Friedel.

    Six minutes after the goal is re-Villa have a chance to score goals. Puncture from the left side, Emile Heskey and then kick off the horizontal. Ball into the net failed because Joe Hart made glorious rescue.

    At the beginning of the second half City is still trying to increase the coffers of his goal. After failing to create chances in a few minutes early, The Citizens managed to score his third goal in the 70th minute.

    Back originated from a corner kick, the ball is fed Zabaleta headlong out of the penalty box by Chris Herd. David Silva who was waiting outside the penalty box could control the ball, before removing the hard shot which again failed to be driven Friedel.

    The last chances created in the game came on 73 minutes when a kick was wide of the target Kolarov. And then Friedel was wrong to anticipate the direction of the ball.

    Team Line-up:

    Manchester City: Hart, Richards, Boateng, Lescott, Zabaleta, Barry, Vieira, Toure Yaya, Kolarov, Silva, Balotelli. Subs: Taylor, Michael Johnson, Dzeko, Jo, Tevez, Boyata, Wabara
    Aston Villa: Friedel, Herd, Clark, Dunne, Delph, Agbonlahor, Petrov, Bradley, Bannan, Heskey, Delfouneso. Subs: Marshall, Downing, Ashley Young, Pires, Albrighton, Reo-Coker, Walker


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