Premier League

December 28, 2010

Full-time

Manchester City

4 - 0

Aston Villa

Premier League

15:00 +00:00, December 28, 2010

Etihad Stadium

Referee: Michael Oliver

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    Match ends, Manchester City 4, Aston Villa 0.

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    Match ends, Manchester City 4, Aston Villa 0.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Manchester City 4, Aston Villa 0.

  • 90'

    James Milner (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 90'

    Foul by Fabian Delph (Aston Villa).

  • 90'

    James Milner (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 89'

    Foul by James Milner (Manchester City).

  • 89'

    Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 87'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Joe Hart.

  • 87'

    Attempt saved. Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stilian Petrov.

  • 85'

    Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

  • 84'

    Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).

  • 84'

    Nathan Delfouneso (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 82'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Eric Lichaj.

  • 81'

    Attempt blocked. James Collins (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stewart Downing with a cross.

  • 81'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Robert Pires midfielder replaces Nigel Reo-Coker.

  • 80'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Mario Balotelli.

  • 80'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Mario Balotelli.

  • 80'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Joe Hart.

  • 80'

    Attempt saved. Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stewart Downing.

  • 79'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Wayne Bridge.

  • 78'

    James Milner (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 78'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 78'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 77'

    Substitution, Manchester City. Wayne Bridge defender replaces Nigel de Jong.

  • 77'

    Delay in match Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

  • 75'

    James Milner (Manchester City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 75'

    Foul by Fabian Delph (Aston Villa).

  • 73'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.

  • 73'

    Attempt blocked. James Milner (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 71'

    Attempt missed. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jô.

  • 70'

    Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 70'

    Adam Johnson (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 70'

    Foul by Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa).

  • 69'

    Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).

  • 69'

    Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 68'

    Attempt missed. Jô (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Vincent Kompany with a headed pass following a corner.

  • 68'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.

  • 66'

    Foul by Patrick Vieira (Manchester City).

  • 66'

    Nigel Reo-Coker (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 63'

    Substitution, Manchester City. Jô forward replaces Yaya Touré.

  • 62'

    Attempt missed. Nathan Delfouneso (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Stewart Downing with a cross.

  • 58'

    Substitution, Manchester City. James Milner midfielder replaces David Silva.

  • 58'

    Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 58'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 57'

    Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).

  • 57'

    Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 57'

    Attempt saved. Nathan Delfouneso (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  • 56'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Nathan Delfouneso forward replaces Marc Albrighton.

  • 55'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Fabian Delph midfielder replaces Barry Bannan.

  • 55'

    Goal! Manchester City 4, Aston Villa 0. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  • 54'

    Penalty Manchester City. Adam Johnson draws a foul in the penalty area.

  • 54'

    Penalty conceded by Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) after a foul in the penalty area.

  • 53'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Brad Friedel.

  • 53'

    Attempt saved. Patrick Vieira (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  • 53'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Marc Albrighton.

  • 47'

    Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 47'

    Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).

  • 47'

    Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  • 46'

    Foul by Nigel de Jong (Manchester City).

  • 46'

    Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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    Second Half begins Manchester City 3, Aston Villa 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Manchester City 3, Aston Villa 0.

  • 45'

    Attempt missed. Micah Richards (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  • 42'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Joleon Lescott.

  • 42'

    Attempt saved. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

  • 39'

    Micah Richards (Manchester City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 39'

    Foul by Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa).

  • 38'

    Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).

  • 38'

    Nigel Reo-Coker (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 36'

    Offside, Manchester City. Yaya Touré tries a through ball, but Mario Balotelli is caught offside.

  • 35'

    Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).

  • 35'

    Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 33'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Eric Lichaj.

  • 33'

    Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Johnson.

  • 31'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 31'

    Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Vincent Kompany.

  • 31'

    Adam Johnson (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 31'

    Foul by Nigel Reo-Coker (Aston Villa).

  • 30'

    Foul by Adam Johnson (Manchester City).

  • 30'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 30'

    Yaya Touré (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 30'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 28'

    Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).

  • 28'

    Nigel Reo-Coker (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 27'

    Goal! Manchester City 3, Aston Villa 0. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

  • 27'

    Attempt saved. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Yaya Touré.

  • 23'

    Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 23'

    Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).

  • 22'

    Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).

  • 22'

    Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 21'

    Foul by Micah Richards (Manchester City).

  • 21'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 18'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 18'

    Adam Johnson (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 18'

    Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

  • 15'

    Attempt missed. Stewart Downing (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  • 14'

    Foul by Patrick Vieira (Manchester City).

  • 14'

    Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 14'

    Foul by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City).

  • 14'

    Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 13'

    Goal! Manchester City 2, Aston Villa 0. Joleon Lescott (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Adam Johnson with a cross following a corner.

  • 13'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 12'

    Delay in match Carlos Cuéllar (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

  • 11'

    Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.

  • 11'

    Attempt blocked. Yaya Touré (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by David Silva.

  • 10'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 9'

    Delay in match Micah Richards (Manchester City) because of an injury.

  • 9'

    Micah Richards (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 9'

    Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

  • 8'

    Goal! Manchester City 1, Aston Villa 0. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  • 7'

    Penalty Manchester City. Mario Balotelli draws a foul in the penalty area.

  • 7'

    Penalty conceded by Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) after a foul in the penalty area.

  • 1'

    Offside, Manchester City. Vincent Kompany tries a through ball, but Mario Balotelli is caught offside.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up