Manchester City vs Blackburn Rovers: Match report and highlight
City completely dominated the full game and stay in the first position of the league. City is currently 5 points away from team in second position, Manchester United.
Balotelli, Aguero and Dzeko scored to secure win against Blackburn Rovers at Etihad stadium. Gareth Berry miss the action due to hamstring injury. Yaya toured appeared in his first league match after returning from AFCON. Balotelli was handed a start. Blackburn Rovers were without Samba, Who currently left club to sign for Anzi Makhachkala.
Host started to dominate a game from first minute of the match. Balotelli’s strike in Zabaleta’s cross was denied by Paul Robinson. Possession was controlled by City. After few minutes Robinson saved the shot from Johnson. Johnson saved a Balotelli’s free kick. In 30th minute David Silva launched the counter attack and pass Kolarov down the left, Kolarov fired ball into the front post for Balotelli and scored. Later on, Kolarov provided the ball to Silva but Silva’s strike was saved by Robinson. Blackburn couldn’t control ball while Zabaleta abd Kolarov was providing great outlets in wide positions.
Manchester City increases their tally in early minutes of second half. Aguero smashed half Volley in the corner from Silva. After the second goal City look more dangerous. In 81st minute of the game City scored 3rd goal after Kolarov provided wonderful ball for head. Dzeko did no mistake to score. Toure’s injury in the match was forgotten after the easy result.