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  • Manchester City 4-1 Aston Villa: Balotelli overhead-kick, Milner superb-strike

    Manchester City has the right to the top of the standings, which was previously owned by Manchester United. The results obtained after The Citizens struck Aston Villa by a score of 4-1.

    Three points from victory over Villa to make City now collecting 22 points. Protégé Roberto Mancini took the top Premier League from Manchester United, who now have 20 points after a 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

    At Etihad Stadium on Saturday (10/15/2011), the City opened the scoring through Mario Balotelli in minute 24. Adam Johnson scored on 47 minutes and Vincent Company (52) had returned once the Villa through Stephen Warnock (64). Victory City finally confirmed by James Milner after his superb-strike beat goalkeeper Shay Given in 71 minutes.

    This victory is also a good provision for their Champions League City to face Villarreal on front center. Europe's best club competition in the City has not even won after the offset of Naples, and lost to Bayern Munich.

    The game

    Joe Hart makes brilliant rescue time Agbonlahor in a position to block the kick one on one at minute 11. Mental sphere of the incident-rebound try on Stephen Warnock, but Vincent Kompany dispel the skin round the head.

    City and then back through Milner. Balotelli kick from outside the penalty box led to the outside of the goal. Efforts to deflect James Milner at the far post just hit the crossbar. In addition he also was caught offside.

    In the 28th minute City finally open the scoring. From the corner kick, the ball with his chest held by Micah Richards in the penalty box. Balotelli who is in front and in position to kick off his back to goal salto. The ball into the net.

    Before the first round completely De Jong tried to add the host advantage. But the kick was on target from a distance.

    The new two-minute second-half run Manchester City were able to extend the advantage to 2-0. The second goal scored by Adam Johnson Citizen.

    Receiving feedback from the midfield, Johnson managed to face to face with Shay Given Aston Villa defender because of a fall while trying to throw the ball. Slow but effective kick from Johnson deceived Given and transform it 2-0.

    Five minutes after the goal Johnson, City scored the third goal from a corner kick scenario. Adam Johnson kicked a ball that floated into the middle of the penalty box, and Kompany directed into the goal with header.

    On 64 minutes Villa had to miss out. Starting from a cross that is released from the left side of host defense that fed the ball to the far post was met successfully Warnock with a hard kick that Joe Hart could not be blocked.

    City finally ensure the match finished with a 4-1 victory. Ultimate goal scored by the host by Milner. Starting from the movement of Adam Johnson on the right side, the ball then he feeds on Milner, who curled in a cross and lodged in the Villa goal.

    Teams Line-up:

    Manchester City: Joe Hart, Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany, Gael Clichy, Micah Richards (Kolo Toure '66), Gareth Barry, Nigel De Jong, James Milner, Adam Johnson (Hargreaves '77), Mario Balotelli, Yaya Toure (David Silva ' 65)

    Aston Villa: Shay Given, Richard Dunne, Ciaran Clark, Stephen Warnock, Alan Hutton, Fabian Delph (Albrighton '77), Stiliyan Petrov, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Stephen Ireland (N'Zogbia '55), Darren Bent, Emile Heskey (Bannan '64 )


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