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Manchester City
3 - 0
Watford

FA Cup Third Round

The Etihad Stadium

5/1/2013

Attendance: 46, 821

Referee: Phil Dowd

Manchester CityWatford
Tevez 25′ Barry 44′ Lopes 90′
30 Pantilimon     30 Bond    
04 Kompany     12 Doyley    
05 Zabaleta     18 Pudil     46'
06 Lescott     27 Cassetti    
22 Clichy     33 Nosworthy    
07 Milner     39 Chalobah    
14 Garcia     74' 40 Ekstrand    
18 Barry     04 Eustace     85'
21 Silva     88' 09 Deeney    
10 Dzeko     70' 20 Vydra    
32 Tevez     41 Forestieri     63'
Substitutes
01 Hart     34 Bonham    
33 Nastasic     05 Neuton     46'
44 Rekik     07 Yeates    
11 Sinclair     74' 21 Anya    
36 Suarez     37 Mujangi Bia     63'
45 Balotelli     70' 38 Battocchio     85'
74 Lopes     88' 36 Geijo    
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
10
10
On Target
5
15
Corners
2
11
Fouls
11
2
Yellow Cards
2
61
%
39
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: This was precisely the outcome required for injury, suspension, Cup of African Nations and craparazzi hit City ahead of the testing revenge mission at Arsenal next weekend - the goal for 17 year old debutant Marcos Lopes following good work from Mario Balotelli being the icing on the third round cake...James Milner and Pablo Zabaleta were the City driving forces against a game Watford side who put the likes of Stoke City's recent cowardly Etihad approach to shame by carrying plenty of threat. Ultimately the champions' class told. Stats courtesy BBC Sport - The FA Cup 4th Round Draw will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon Live on ITV @ 15h30 GMT

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Saturday January 5 2013
Time: 4:55PM

Comments

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Not at the game today and waiting to see the highlights, but if the stats are anything to go by, the shots to goal and those on target for City are impressive. A job done on a potential banana skin, Wford is an excellent team and had their fair share of attempts at goal.
Buzz Lightyear
05/01/2013 19:54:00
0
Happy to see Mario get a run, looking forward to the draw.
johnkelv
05/01/2013 22:27:00
0
Enjoyed the stadium, we can play better, honest, just a quick note.. Apologies for some so called fans giving it large about Supporting local team and chanting utd.. What can I say? Totally embarrassed really, not sure where they came from, because they are never at the home games. We all know there is only one team in Manchester, they play in blue! Good luck for the rest of the season, hope to see you at the Vic next..
ANDY710
05/01/2013 23:04:00
0
Cheers and many thanks Andy. Wouldn't surprise me if that was some Stretfords paying to get in amongst the away support. Their famous ratboys in black have done it before! Good luck for the season!
Johnny Baguette
06/01/2013 16:15:00
0
Well said Andy710, the u****d songs were noticed by a lot of our fans!
fifthcolumnblue
06/01/2013 17:00:00
0
One thing though guys, couldn't get a beer in the sports area or local pubs! Had to put up with some dodgy John smiths in the ground, let me in to a proper ale house net time please lol
ANDY710
06/01/2013 21:15:00
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