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    Manchester City picking landslide victory in the away match at Ewood Park in the Premier League continued on Saturday (01/10/2011). Four goals without reply (4-0) made ​​The Citizens against Blackburn Rovers.

    Although dominant since the first half, but the City was unable to penetrate the host's defense until halftime. Only after the restart they managed to rip the nets Paul Robinson in a row through Adam Johnson, Mario Balotelli, Samir Nasri, and Steven Savic.

    This was the sixth victory in seven games in the City this season without defeat. However, because at the same time Manchester United also won the victory over Norwich City with a score of 2-0, the position of the care team Roberto Mancini remains the number two under the "Red Devils".

    Both teams were both collected 10 points, but Manchester United winning one goal difference than City. Sir Alex Ferguson's troops include 24 goals and conceded five, while City 23-5.

    The Game

    City coach, Roberto Mancini, choose save Edin Dzeko on this match after Bosnian striker Mancini was disappointed with the decision to replace it against Bayern Munich in the Champions League in midweek. Duo Sergio Aguero and Mario Balotelli Mancini was finally an option.

    Cooperation between the two attackers were almost paid off in the tenth minute. Master bait Aguero, Balotelli try hard kick off of his left leg. Unfortunately the Italian striker's shot failed to hit the target.

    Not long after, front-line City limping. Aguero had to be pulled out in the 27th minute due to injury. Mancini chose to enter Samir Nasri to replace Aguero.

    After that, the City continues to push the home team. Silva looks set flow attacks tirelessly City. However, defense meeting Blackburn made City of frustration. Several times the attack which was built by the City is often able to be broken.

    Overcoming impasse, several times a City player fired a shot from outside the penalty box. Balotelli tries his luck in the 37th minute. Maximizing short feedback Silva, Balotelli fired hard from outside the penalty box. Apes for City, Balotelli shot was wide.

    Balotelli had another golden opportunity ahead of the break. After penetrating the defense in the left sector Blackburn, Zabaleta release bait into the box horizontally. The ball is rolling immediately greeted with a hard kick from Balotelli. But again, firing the former Inter Milan striker was wide. Failing that makes City dipaksan swallow a goalless draw in the first half.

    After halftime, the City kicked off immediately appear. Blackburn goalkeeper barely breaking even if only a Balotelli hard shot hits the post on the 52nd minute.

    However, only four minutes later, Blackburn goal is really broken. Adam Johnson's hard shot from outside the box successfully lodged in the left corner of the goal the home team.

    Goal was to make City more frenzied. Imagine, the City only takes three minutes to double his lead. Balotelli goal that was created just fantastic. From the left side, Samir Nasri to penetrate and then release the bait. Balotelli direct the ball with a hard kick and scored.

    Goals are not the ultimate goal in this match. Nasri increase the benefits of City 3-0 thanks to goals that were created in the 73rd minute. These goals came from counter-attack which was built Silva. Not a space shot, Silva sent the ball to Nasri. Without mercy, Nasri fired hard to make the ball lodged in the lower left corner of Blackburn goal.

    Ahead of the game was over, managed to increase the advantage Stefan Savic . Johsnon substitute that replaces it worked to tore Blackburn nets after a corner kick that is released Nasri. City was eventually won 4-0.

    Team Line-up:
    Blackburn Rovers: Robinson, Samba, Give, Dann, Pedersen, Petrovic, Nzonzi, Lowe, Hoilett, Yakubu, Goodwillie (Formica 61)

    Manchester City: Hart, Kompany, Zabaleta, Lescott, Kolarov, Milner, Johnson (Savic 79), Silva, Yaya Toure, Aguero (Nasri 27), Balotelli (Dzeko 88)


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