Manchester City v Chelsea, 13 September 2008

Score3-1 to Chelsea
RefereeMark Halsey
CompetitionPremier League
VenueCity of Manchester Stadium
Attendance47,331
KICK-OFF: 5.30pm

Goals:

Robinho 13 G

Goals:

Ricardo Carvalho 16 G
Frank Lampard 53 G
Nicolas Anelka 69 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Joe Hart
Defender Micah Richards
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Centre back Vincent Kompany
Defender/Midfielder Michael Ball
Midfielder Dietmar Hamann
Midfielder Stephen Ireland
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forward Jo
Forward Robinho

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Petr Čech
Defender Ricardo Carvalho
Defender/Centre back John Terry
Defender/Midfielder Jose Bosingwa
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Deco
Midfielder Frank Lampard
Midfielder John Obi Mikel
Forward Nicolas Anelka
Forward Florent Malouda

Substitutions:

Gelson Fernandes for Dietmar Hamann 61
Daniel Sturridge for Michael Ball 84

Substitutions:

Juliano Belletti for Joe Cole 70
Didier Drogba for Florent Malouda 70
Alex for Nicolas Anelka 79

Cards:

Cards:

John Obi Mikel 45 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel
Defender Tal Ben Haim
Defender/Left back Javier Garrido
Midfielder Elano
Midfielder Gelson Fernandes
Forward Ched Evans

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Henrique Hilario
Defender/Right back Juliano Belletti
Defender Alex
Defender/Midfielder Branislav Ivanović
Defender/Left back Wayne Bridge
Forward Didier Drogba
Forward Salomon Kalou

Comments:

League position: 5th The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester City's goal against Chelsea on 13th September 2008 has been confirmed as a Robinho goal. [re: Circular 1 - 5/11/2008]

Comments:

League position: 1st John Terry was sent-off after 77 minutes for serious foul play. However, his subsequent claim for wrongful dismissal was upheld and the red card withdrawn.