Manchester City v Sunderland, 31 March 2012

Score3-3
RefereePhil Dowd
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEtihad Stadium
Attendance47,007

Goals:

Mario Balotelli penalty 43 P
Mario Balotelli 85 G
Aleksandar Kolarov 86 G

Goals:

Seb Larsson 31 G
Nicklas Bendtner 45 G
Seb Larsson 55 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Joe Hart
Defender Vincent Kompany
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Midfielder James Milner
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Nigel de Jong
Midfielder Yaya Touré
Forward Mario Balotelli
Forward Edin Džeko

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet
Defender Phil Bardsley
Defender/Centre back Matt Kilgallon
Defender/Centre back Michael Turner
Defender/Midfielder Jack Colback
Defender/Midfielder Craig Gardner
Defender/Midfielder Seb Larsson
Midfielder Lee Cattermole
Midfielder/Forward James McClean
Midfielder/Forward Stéphane Sessègnon

Substitutions:

Adam Johnson for Micah Richards 46
Carlos Tevez for David Silva 58
David Pizarro for James Milner 81

Substitutions:

Sotiris Kyrgiakos for Matt Kilgallon 81
David Vaughan for Lee Cattermole 90

Cards:

Nigel de Jong 57 Y

Cards:

Craig Gardner 40 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon
Defender Gaël Clichy
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Midfielder Adam Johnson
Midfielder David Pizarro
Forward Carlos Tevez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kieren Westwood
Defender/Midfielder David Meyler
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Richardson
Midfielder David Vaughan
Forward JI Dong-won

Comments:

League position: 2nd The Dubious Goals Committee has ruled on the following: - Manchester City's third goal against Sunderland on 31st March 2012 has been confirmed as Aleksandar Kolarov goal.

Comments:

League position: 9th