Manchester City end Toffees' unbeaten run with swift riposte to Bayern defeat

Manchester City 3 - 1 Everton

  • 16" Romelu Lukaku
  • 17" Álvaro Negredo
  • 45" Sergio Agüero
  • 69" Tim Howard (og)

Ref: Jonathan Moss
Attendance: 47,267

Manchester City Etihad

Manchester City won 3-1 at home to Everton earlier today.

Manchester City overcame a spirited Everton side 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon, coming from behind after Romelu Lukaku had initially put the Toffees in front.

The Belgian striker found the net in the 16th minute, only to see his goal cancelled out within 60 seconds by the Blues' Alvaro Negredo.

Sergio Aguero put the home side ahead on the stroke of half-time, capitalising on a through-ball from the returning David Silva.

When Seamus Coleman conceded a penalty for a foul on Pablo Zabaleta midway through the second half it seemed to be game-over.  But Aguero will be relieved to have seen the ball find its way into the net off Tim Howard, after the American 'keeper had initially saved his spot-kick.

The result means Manuel Pellegrini's side move up to second in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Arsenal who play tomorrow.

 

Statistics

Manchester City

Everton

Possession

53.9%
46.1%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Manchester City

  • Joe Hart
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Joleon Lescott
  • Vincent Kompany
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Yaya Touré
  • James Milner
  • David Silva
  • Fernandinho
  • Sergio Agüero
  • Álvaro Negredo

Substitutes

  • Samir Nasri
  • Edin Dzeko
  • Costel Pantilimon
  • Matija Nastasic
  • Gaël Clichy
  • Jesús Navas
  • Micah Richards

Everton

  • Tim Howard
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Sylvain Distin
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Leighton Baines
  • Ross Barkley
  • Leon Osman
  • Steven Naismith
  • Kevin Mirallas
  • James McCarthy
  • Romelu Lukaku

Substitutes

  • Nikica Jelavic
  • Joel Robles
  • Gerard Deulofeu
  • John Stones
  • Johnny Heitinga
  • Arouna Koné
  • Darron Gibson

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