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  • English FA Cup
  • 5 January 2013, 3:00pm
  • Etihad Stadium
  • Attendance: 46,821
Man CityMan CityvWatfordWatford
3
  • Tévez, 24
  • Barry, 44
  • Marcos Lopes, 90+1
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Match ends, Manchester City 3, Watford 0.

90+3 mins:Second Half ends, Manchester City 3, Watford 0.

90+1 mins:Goal! Manchester City 3, Watford 0. Marcos Lopes (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner.

90+1 mins:Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gareth Barry.

90 mins:Attempt saved. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Battocchio.

88 mins:Hand ball by James Milner (Manchester City).

88 mins:Substitution, Manchester City. Marcos Lopes replaces David Silva.

87 mins:Attempt missed. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by David Silva with a cross following a set piece situation.

86 mins:Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

86 mins:Foul by Neuton (Watford).

85 mins:Attempt missed. Troy Deeney (Watford) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Christian Battocchio with a cross following a corner.

84 mins:Substitution, Watford. Christian Battocchio replaces John Eustace.

84 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vincent Kompany.

84 mins:Attempt blocked. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marco Cassetti.

81 mins:Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).

81 mins:John Eustace (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

80 mins:Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

79 mins:Gareth Barry (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

79 mins:Foul by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia (Watford).

77 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Lloyd Doyley.

77 mins:Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

77 mins:Foul by Nyron Nosworthy (Watford).

76 mins:Offside, Manchester City. Scott Sinclair tries a through ball, but Carlos Tévez is caught offside.

76 mins:Foul by James Milner (Manchester City).

76 mins:Geoffrey Mujangi Bia (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

75 mins:Attempt missed. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Marco Cassetti with a cross.

75 mins:Attempt saved. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Pablo Zabaleta.

74 mins:Substitution, Manchester City. Scott Sinclair replaces Javi García.

72 mins:Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

72 mins:Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gareth Barry with a headed pass.

71 mins:Substitution, Manchester City. Mario Balotelli replaces Edin Dzeko.

68 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

68 mins:Attempt blocked. Javi García (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carlos Tévez.

68 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

67 mins:Attempt saved. Troy Deeney (Watford) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matej Vydra.

66 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Gaël Clichy.

66 mins:Attempt blocked. Matej Vydra (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Geoffrey Mujangi Bia.

64 mins:Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).

64 mins:Geoffrey Mujangi Bia (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

64 mins:Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Pablo Zabaleta.

63 mins:Substitution, Watford. Geoffrey Mujangi Bia replaces Fernando Forestieri.

63 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

60 mins:Attempt blocked. James Milner (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Barry.

60 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Marco Cassetti.

59 mins:Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

59 mins:Foul by Lars Joel Ekstrand (Watford).

57 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Lars Joel Ekstrand.

57 mins:Attempt blocked. James Milner (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carlos Tévez with a through ball.

56 mins:Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).

56 mins:Fernando Forestieri (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

55 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Neuton.

54 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

54 mins:Troy Deeney (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

54 mins:Delay in match Costel Pantilimon (Manchester City) because of an injury.

53 mins:Costel Pantilimon (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

53 mins:Foul by Troy Deeney (Watford).

51 mins:Foul by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City).

51 mins:Fernando Forestieri (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

50 mins:Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

50 mins:Foul by Lloyd Doyley (Watford).

47 mins:Attempt missed. Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Fernando Forestieri.

46 mins:Attempt missed. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by James Milner.

46 mins:Attempt blocked. Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marco Cassetti.

Second Half begins Manchester City 2, Watford 0.

45 mins:Substitution, Watford. Neuton replaces Daniel Pudil.

45+2 mins:First Half ends, Manchester City 2, Watford 0.

45+1 mins:Foul by Carlos Tévez (Manchester City).

45+1 mins:Lars Joel Ekstrand (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

44 mins:Goal! Manchester City 2, Watford 0. Gareth Barry (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by James Milner with a cross.

37 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

37 mins:Attempt blocked. David Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Pablo Zabaleta with a cross.

35 mins:Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

35 mins:Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford).

35 mins:Foul by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City).

35 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

33 mins:Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).

33 mins:Fernando Forestieri (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

32 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

30 mins:Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card.

29 mins:Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

29 mins:Foul by John Eustace (Watford).

25 mins:Attempt saved. Fernando Forestieri (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matej Vydra with a through ball.

24 mins:Goal! Manchester City 1, Watford 0. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

23 mins:John Eustace (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

23 mins:Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

23 mins:Foul by John Eustace (Watford).

22 mins:Attempt blocked. Carlos Tévez (Manchester City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Barry.

21 mins:Offside, Manchester City. Vincent Kompany tries a through ball, but Edin Dzeko is caught offside.

21 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nyron Nosworthy.

19 mins:Attempt missed. Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Carlos Tévez.

17 mins:Foul by Joleon Lescott (Manchester City).

17 mins:Matej Vydra (Watford) wins a free kick on the right wing.

16 mins:Offside, Manchester City. Javi García tries a through ball, but James Milner is caught offside.

16 mins:Attempt saved. Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

14 mins:Javi García (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

14 mins:Foul by Javi García (Manchester City).

14 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14 mins:Hand ball by Gareth Barry (Manchester City).

13 mins:Attempt blocked. Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carlos Tévez.

10 mins:Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

10 mins:Foul by Lars Joel Ekstrand (Watford).

8 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Lloyd Doyley.

8 mins:Attempt missed. Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by James Milner with a cross following a corner.

8 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Lloyd Doyley.

7 mins:Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

7 mins:Foul by Daniel Pudil (Watford).

7 mins:Foul by Carlos Tévez (Manchester City).

7 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6 mins:Attempt blocked. Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

6 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Daniel Pudil.

5 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by John Eustace.

5 mins:Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Daniel Pudil.

4 mins:Hand ball by Marco Cassetti (Watford).

3 mins:Attempt missed. Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Troy Deeney.

3 mins:Attempt blocked. Fernando Forestieri (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

1 mins:Attempt missed. Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Carlos Tévez with a cross.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

30Costel Pantilimon
6Joleon Lescott
5Pablo Zabaleta
22Gaël Clichy
4Vincent Kompany
14Javi García74
18Gareth Barry
7James Milner
21David Silva88
10Edin Dzeko71
32Carlos Tévez

substitutes

44Karim Rekik
64Marcos Lopes88
45Mario Balotelli71
1Joe Hart
36Denis Suárez
33Matija Nastasic
11Scott Sinclair74

referee

Phil Dowd

team line-up

30Jonathan Bond
12Lloyd Doyley
40Lars Joel Ekstrand
18Daniel Pudil45
27Marco Cassetti
33Nyron Nosworthy
41Fernando Forestieri63
39Nathaniel Chalobah
4John Eustace84
20Matej Vydra
9Troy Deeney

substitutes

36Alexandre Geijo
21Ikechi
38Christian Battocchio84
7Mark Yeates
37Geoffrey Mujangi Bia63
5Neuton45
34Jack Bonham

referee

Phil Dowd

match stats

possession %5841
shots on target83
shots off target64
corners152
tackles won1511
offsides30