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City 2-0 Bolton Wanderers

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City 2
Bolton Wanderers 0

Saturday 3rd March 2012

Posted by David Clayton

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City equalled the Premier League record for successive home wins with a 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium.

A goal in each half from Gael Clichy and Mario Balotelli was enough to end the visitors’ stubborn resistance and gave the Blues a nineteenth home victory on the bounce.

The Blues also struck the woodwork twice and missed numerous chances as they once again went five points clear ahead of the Spurs v United clash on Sunday.

Roberto Mancini chose to leave out David Silva and Sergio Aguero from the starting line-up and Nigel de Jong was rested with the midweek trip to Sporting Lisbon to take into consideration. Micah Richards was the only absentee with injury.

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Barclays Premier League

1Manchester City27+5066
2Manchester United26+3761

As of: 3 March 2012, 5:41 PM

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Match Stats

  • Duration: 93 minutes
  • Home possession: 64%
  • Away possession: 36%
On Target
  • Home: 8
  • Away: 5
  • Home: 14
  • Away: 7
  • Home: 2
  • Away: 0

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