Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City: Kompany superb-header, Balotelli sent-off
Manchester City still unbeaten until week 13 Premier League. Come to Anfield, Manchester City reached a point after drawing 1-1 with Liverpool on Sunday (27/11/2011).
City first opened the scoring through Vinceny Kompany at minute 31. But less than two minutes the host managed to equalize after Joleon Lescott break through his own net.
The draw was not undermine the position of City at the top of the Premier League standings, with a value of 35 and five points clear of Manchester United in second place. This is the second time all season 2011/2012 English League City failed to maximum points after the fifth week ditaham Fulham 1-1.
Liverpool made an additional one point is enough to raise them one rung to sixth place standings. Points owned protégé Kenny Dalglish with proprietary Arsenal, 23, but 'The Red' still ahead in goal difference.
Appearing in public opponents, Manchester City actually direct hit since the early minutes. Fast game that was exhibited David Silva and his colleagues make a fuss Liverpool defense.
"The Reds" even almost conceded in the 16th minute. Back-pass which almost done Jose Enrique presents malapateka for Liverpool. Luckily, Reina quickly out of the nest and threw himself to snatch the ball from the feet Aguero. Aguero had raised his hand, judging Riena handsball, but the referee continued the match.
"The Citizens' constantly launching attacks. Only five minutes, Aguero managed to mess up the Liverpool defense in the penalty box. Unfortunately, instead he fell while trying to release the bait.
Liverpool did not stay silent. Luis Suarez and his friends tried to get out of pressure. They try to maximize every counter-attack.
Home team supporters immediately silenced by the City in the 31st minute. Utilizing the corner is released Silva, Vincent Kompany managed to pass the ball with his shoulder into the net Reina.
Unfortunately, excellence City only lasted two minutes. Liverpool managed to equalize after Lescott conduct an own goal. Charlie Adam's long-range shot from outside the penalty box by Lescott one anticipated, so that the ball changed direction into the net City.
Goal is to make Liverpool managed to force a 1-1 draw in the first half.
After halftime, Kompany nearly made a fatal mistake when anticipating bait Henderson released on the 52nd minute. Bait is successful headlong by Kuyt. Lucky goal City still safe after the Dutch striker's header failed to hit the target.
City tried to get up. Clichy's cross almost Enrique scored fruitful if it does not quickly throw the ball in the 57th minute. In fact, Aguero looks ready to welcome the bait with a hard kick.
City manager Roberto Mancini, changing the strategy team at the 64th minute. He put Mario Balotelli in order to increase the power knocked on his troops.
However, Balotelli played only eight minutes. He got a yellow card akumuklasi after a foul on Skrtel in the 83rd minute.
Liverpool players trying to maximize the benefits. Suarez had a golden opportunity in the 88th minute. Unfortunately hard shot that Uruguayan striker could still be blocked Hart.
After that turn Liverpool goalkeeper who almost conceded. Dzeko quickly counterattack and release the bait to the free-standing Silva. Reina then out of the goal to close the space shot Silva. Damn, Silva shot was so weak that the ball had mastered Skrtel who was standing right under the crossbar.
Entering injury time, Hart returned to rescue brilliantly by Carroll tandukang dismissed. As a result, these performances make the City Hart force a 1-1 draw until the fight was over.
Liverpool: Pepe Reina; Daniel Agger, Martin Skrtel, Jose Enrique, Glen Johnson; Charlie Adam, Lucas, Stewart Downing, Jordan Henderson; Luis Suárez, Dirk Kuyt
Manchester City: Joe Hart; Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany, Gaël Clichy, Micah Richards; Yaya Touré, Gareth Barry, James Milner; Samir Nasri (Balotelli 65), Sergio Agüero (Dzeko 81), David Silva (Kolo 89)