Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers, 27 December 2007

Score2-2
RefereeHoward Webb
CompetitionPremier League
VenueCity of Manchester Stadium
Attendance42,112

Goals:

Darius Vassell 27 G
Ryan Nelsen own goal 30 OG

Goals:

Roque Santa Cruz 28 G
Roque Santa Cruz 84 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Joe Hart
Defender Vedran Corluka
Defender Nedum Onuoha
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Midfielder Michael Ball
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Midfielder Stephen Ireland
Forward Rolando Bianchi
Forward Martin Petrov
Forward Darius Vassell

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Defender Brett Emerton
Defender/Centre back Ryan Nelsen
Defender/Centre back Christopher Samba
Defender/Midfielder Steven Reid
Defender/Left back Bruno Berner
Midfielder David Bentley
Midfielder David Dunn

Substitutions:

Elano for Rolando Bianchi 64
Javier Garrido for Stephen Ireland 78

Substitutions:

Benni McCarthy for Zurab Khizanishvili 46
Jason Roberts for Roque Santa Cruz 90
Tugay Kerimoglu for David Dunn 90

Cards:

Micah Richards 55 Y

Cards:

Bruno Berner 49 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Left back Javier Garrido
Midfielder Elano

On the bench:

Midfielder Tugay Kerimoglu
Forward Benni McCarthy
Forward Jason Roberts

Comments:

League position: 5th Unused substitutes: Andreas Isaksson, Deiberson Geovanni and Dietmar Hamann

Comments:

League position: 9th Unused substitutes: Jason Brown and Martin Olsson