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  • Manchester City 2-0 Bolton: Balotelli scores

    Manchester City solidify its position at the top of the Premier League. The results obtained setela The Citizens outperformed Bolton Wanderers by a score of 2-0.

    Playing in front of his own supporters, Etihad Stadium, Saturday (03/03/2012) night, City appear dominant and have plenty of opportunities to make goals. At the end of the game, Roberto Mancini protégé eventually won by two goals.

    The first goal came from Rafn Steinsson suicide, after he turned the ball with a head kick Gael Clichy in the first round. While Mario Balotelli scored the second goal in the second half.

    Three points from this victory made City establish a position at the top of the standings with 66 points, five ahead of Manchester United at the bottom. The Red Devils will compete Sunday night Playing the Tottenham Hotspur.

    The game

    In the first three minutes of the game City have had three pelung make a goal. Sami Nasri's first chance when his shot went throw the bait Pablo Zabaleta still blocked by defenders.

    Less than a minute later kick Arsenal goalkeeper Adam Bogdan managed to deceive, even though the ball did not get the goal because it hit the pole. Nasri did rebound effort failed because Bogdan could reach the ball which led to the post.

    Balotelli again wasted a chance to make a goal when in position at the far post unguarded thin sontekannya misses the mark.

    City recently opened the scoring in minute 24. Long-range shot that Clichy is released into the net after hitting his head Steinsson. This goal is considered as an own goal.

    Bolton was not without opportunities. Nigel Reo-Coker action several times to make the hassles City rearguard, while kicking Ryo Miyaichi Joe Hart easily be muted.

    In the second half dominance City still has not been broken. One of the early opportunities that are currently owned by Kolo Toure after kicking cooperating one-two with Nasri is still not on target.

    New in the 69th minute City could increase the benefits through Balotelli. Adam Johnson is a great role in the occurrence of this goal, after he had passed the jaws of two Bolton defenders.

    Wedged in position, Johnson was able to let go of the bait with his heel. Arsenal then struck the ball and so the second goal.

    Teams Line-up:

    City: Joe Hart, Joleon Lescott, Vincent Kompany, Gal Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta ('20 Kolo Toure), Gareth Barry, David Pizarro ('62 Dzeko), Yaya Tour, Samir Nasri (Milner '85), Adam Johnson , Mario Balotelli

    Bolton Wanderers: Adam Bogdan, Zat Knight, David Wheater, Samuel Ricketts, Gretar Rafn Steinsson, Nigel Reo-Coker, Tim Ream, Darren Pratley ('87 Muamba), Ryo Miyaichi, Mark Davies, David Ngog


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