Manchester City 3-0 Blackburn

Platt praises Balotelli

February 25, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Manchester City first-team coach David Platt hailed a mature performance from Mario Balotelli in the routine win over Blackburn.

• Manchester City 3-0 Blackburn

Balotelli opened the scoring as City ran out 3-0 winners in a one-sided contest at the Etihad Stadium to move five points clear at the top of the Premier League. The Italian was making his first league appearance for a month after serving a four-match domestic ban for stamping on Tottenham's Scott Parker.
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