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  • Manchester City 3-0 Wigan: Aguero superb hat-trick

    Manchester City's 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic and Manchester United was entitled to shift from the top of the Premier League standings on Saturday (10/09/2011). All the goals City was created by Sergio "Kun" Aguero.

    In this game, City manager Roberto Mancini, made a surprising decision. Men from the Italian play Argentinian duo of striker, Sergio Aguero and Carlos Tevez. While Edin Dzeko rested on the bench along with Samir Nasri.

    The Game

    First City opportunity's acquired by Adam Johnson in the 5th minute. A cross from Gael Clichy he managed to control. Unfortunately, though it was free standing, Adam was too hasty in releasing the ball so that the kick was off the mark.

    In the 10th minute, David Silva's turn to make the Wigan goalkeeper Threatened. His left foot shot from outside the box leads right into the bottom left corner of the Wigan goal but the ball can still be saved well by goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi.

    Constantly battered, Wigan goalkeeper also broken in the 13th minute. Cooperation between Carlos Tevez and Silva ended a sweet feed to Sergio Aguero. Without mercy, Argentine striker is releasing the ball with his right foot shot that could not be driven by Al Habsi.

    City had a golden opportunity to increase the advantage. The hosts had a penalty after Adrian Lopez Silva breaking in the 19th minute. Unfortunately, Tevez is the executioner failed to fulfill his duty well after his right foot kicking the ball can still be blocked by Al Habsi.

    "The Citizens' re throwing a golden opportunity, this time performed by Micah Richards. The player who plays as a defender of right-wing is already facing one on one with Al Habsi. However, the ball is released Richards still hit the crossbar.

    Dewi Fortuna seems to have overshadowed City. Again, odds are good that they get an additional goal failed to bear fruit. Vincent Kompany header from a corner kick harness still hit the crossbar for the visitors. 1-0 position did not change until the first half ended.

    In the second half, Wigan dare to come out attacking. They also got a chance in the 59th minute through the efforts of Hugo Rodallega. Luckily for City, Joe Hart still managed to stop it.

    But it was City who scored. A sweet feed from substitute Samir Nasri put to good use by Aguero. Calmly, Aguero struck the ball into the left corner of the Al Habsi.

    Aguero scored his hat trick in the 69th minute. Almost the same with the second goal, Aguero Wigan goalkeeper to put the ball into the bottom left corner. This time, take advantage of breakthroughs from Silva Aguero.

    Goal was to be the last goal City had few chances although they created towards the end of the second half.

    City now control the standings with 12 points from four games or winning three points from Manchester United, who had played three matches. MU will play fourth against Bolton Wanderers, a few moments.

    Teams Line-up:

    Manchester City: Joe Hart, Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany, Gael Clichy, Micah Richards, Yaya Toure (Abdul Razak 80), Gareth Barry, Sergio Aguero (Mario Balotelli 72), James Milner, Carlos Tevez (Samir Nasri 61), David Silva

    Wigan Athletic: Ali Al Habsi, Adrián López, Gary Caldwell, Maynor Figueroa, Emmerson Boyce (Ronnie Stam 60), Ben Watson (Jordi Gomes 70), Mohamed Diame, James McArthur, Victor Moses, Franco Di Santo (Albert Crusat 70), Hugo Rodallega


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