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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
 Full Time
Manchester City
0
 
2
Barcelona
 0-1L. Messi (p) 54'
 0-2D. Alves  90'
HT: 0-0
Etihad Stadium (Attendance: 46,033)
Referee: Jonas Eriksson
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Manchester City vs. Barcelona
Minute Commentary
90' CITY GET THE BLUES
There was nothing in this game until Martin Demichelis went to ground to bring down Lionel Messi. The red card swiftly followed, the referee left with little option, as was Demichelis, and Messi gratefully accepted the opportunity to put Barca in front. He was well marshalled all game by Vincent Kompany, the Belgian defender superb on the night, but he just doesn't miss from 12 yards. For all City's good work defensively, they failed to provide any real opportunities for Alvaro Negredo who looked isolated at the furthest point of their attack. A few long balls aside, and a goal-mouth scramble or two Barca never looked threatened and stroked the ball around with ease, looking for opportunities to build on their lead. They did just that in the final moments with Dani Alves bursting into the box and killing the game with a classy finish through Hart's legs. City, all things considered, gave a decent account of themselves in their first competitive meeting with the Spanish giants but it is Barcelona who will hold a huge advantage come the return leg. Unspectacular for the most part, Barca did enough to secure the win here and barring a couple of decent chances for City they bossed this one. City will not give up hope of progressing from the tie and will relish the trip to Spain, but it would take a brave man to back anything other than a Barcelona aggregate victory.
90' BEAUTY OF BARCA
Not the prettiest performance from Barcelona and they have relied on breakaway chances here after failing to grind City down, but the real beauty of their play is the ability of every player to provide a threat going forward, and Alves breaking free in the box to net a second is probably well deserved.
90' GREAT FINISH FROM ALVES
He has been a constant threat in this second half and the Brazilian has the goal he deserves. After going close a few minutes ago, he slots home through the legs of the despairing Hart after a smart one two. Game over.
90' GOOOAAALLL!!!
Dani Alves breaks City hearts here with a smart finish.
87' CLOSE AGAIN FOR CITY
Nasri tries to slip the ball through to Zabaleta on the right but it is well defended by Alba. Silva then whips the ball in towards Dzeko forcing Valdes to come and tip it away for a corner. Toure wins a throw in on the right after the corner and City press for an equaliser again.
84' CITY GETTING DESPERATE NOW
Neymar is almost in but Fernandinho does enough to clear the danger. It comes straight back however, Kompany this time winning the ball back but it goes long towards Dzeko again who fails to make anything of it. Shortly afterwards, Dzeko is in behind and shoots but play is stopped for a foul by the Bosnian.
80' LESCOTT SELLS HART SHORT
A sloppy pass from Lescott gives Hart no chance and it's a cheap corner given away to Barcelona. City cannot afford to switch off here as they were punished so clinically on the one occasion they did. The ball is in the net shortly afterwards but it's ruled out, perhaps wrongly, for offside against Fabregas.
77' GREAT SAVE VALDES
Zabaleta does superbly to provide Silva with city's best chance of the night, the little Spaniard brings the ball down on his chest and lets fly from ten yards with his right foot. Valdes goes down well to his right however and grips the ball tight, his relief almost audible. Great save that.
75' GAME STILL ON
Little has changed here really in terms of the complexion of the game, City still sitting back and allowing Barca time and space to pass the ball around, looking for any opportunity to break at speed. Dzeko will provide fresh legs up front and will look to link up with the lively Nasri.
72' FERNANDINHO CLEARS AGAIN
City have done a superb job of resisting the trademark pushing and probing around the edge of the penalty area that Barcelona are so known for, Fernandinho blocking Messi's shot and Barca are having little joy in that area. Neymar is on, as is Dzeko for City.
71' SILVA FELLED
City look to break and Silva is brought down by Busquets who is a real master of the sneaky foul to break up play. Barcelona pass the ball out of defence once more and it seems that Neymar is warming up on the sideline to pose City even more problems.
67' ALVES SO CLOSE
The ball breaks to Alves after a clever one-two and he bursts through, looking for the cutback option all the way but one doesn't appear so he has a go himself, narrowly wide of Hart's right post with the keeper beaten.
66' BLUE MOON RINGS OUT
City fans are in buoyant mood after that latest period of good play. Alves feeds Xavi on the edge of the City box and he has the chance to quieten the crowd but hooks the ball over the bar.
65' CITY WORKING HARD
Samir Nasri has made a real impression on this game and City are going well here, the crowd is behind them all the way as Kompany slides in expertly on Messi.
61' FREE KICK CLEARED
Hart rises highest and punches clear but the ball is with Barca again. City win it back though and push forward with Silva, Nasri and Negredo linking up and Nasri takes a shot which is blocked on the edge of the Barca box. Great play by City there and they are not out of this one yet.
61' PIQUE BROUGHT DOWN
Free kick in a dangerous position here after Zabaleta brings down Pique on the right.
60' BARCELONA ON TOP
Barcelona are undoubtedly on top now and City look shaken. Barcelona will look to press this advantage and win a corner on the right.
57' CITY ROCKING
Barcelona's hackles are up here now and they almost score again, first Messi then Iniesta fashioning chances but the ball is held gratefully by Joe Hart who hopes to give his team a chance to get a breather. Nasri and Lescott enter the fray in place of Kolarov and Navas.
55' WAS NAVAS FOULED?
There may be some contention after the game here after replays show that Navas may have been fouled in the build up to that goal. Heartbreak for City who have defended manfully so far but once Messi is set loose on goal you are left with few options, as Martin Demichelis has learnt to his cost.
54' GOOOAAALLL!!!
Messi strokes home the penalty, straight down the middle as Hart dives to his left. Was there ever any doubt?
51' PENALTY AND RED CARD
Demichelis is off! The challenge on Messi looks outside the box on first viewing but it just breaks the line and he is off. Messi was clean through there and will take the penalty.
50' MESSI BREAKS
Lionel Messi shows trademark speed and agility to hold off the challenge of Fernandinho and slips in Fabregas at the left hand edge of the City box. Fabregas overruns it however and good work from Zabaleta allows City to clear.
47' CITY START BRIGHTLY
Manchester City are having the best of the early possession here and Kolarov breaks down the left. He finds Negredo who loses the ball but quickly wins it back and City continue to stroke it around.
46' WE'RE OFF AGAIN
We're back underway here, and the onus is with City to gain a lead to take with them to the Nou Camp.
45' HALF TIME
Messi and co have dominated possession here but City certainly had the better of the chances in the first half. Some nice play on the break down the left has caused Alves problems, leading to a booking for the Brazilian, and Navas has provided a spark from the right. Negredo has had a couple of half chances but none that he couldn't miss. An intriguing second half in prospect here and you get the feeling neither side would be devastated if this was the final score.
44' NEGREDO GOES CLOSE
Zabaleta streaks past Navas, drawing the defender and allowing Navas to float a cross in towards Negredo at the back post. The big Spaniard heads just wide after Alves did enough to put him off. Another decent chance for City goes begging.
42' NAVAS LIVELY
Jesus Navas encroaches from the right wing and tries to create something for City with some nice interplay, aided ably by Toure and Silva but it comes to nothing after Negredo is pressured off the ball.
40' DEMICHELIS WINS THE BATTLE
Sanchez receives the ball and bursts into the box but is forced wide by some good defending from Martin Demichelis. From the resulting throw in Toure wins the ball and holds off Fabregas who clips the big Ivorian's heels. Free kick Man City.
37' KOLAROV BOOKED
Another slightly rash challenge earns Kolarov a booking, that's three yellows now in the game.
35' NEGREDO HEADS WIDE
Early cross from the left after a quickly taken free kick and Negredo heads wide. Mascherano did just enough there to put the big man off.
34' MESSI WASTES IT
Messi shoots from the free kick but it is straight into the wall and away by City.
33' KOMPANY FOULS MESSI
Kompany brings down Messi and Barcelona have a free kick 40 yards from goal in a central area.
33' XAVI LETS FLY
Xavi forces a save out of Joe Hart for the first time this evening with a speculative effort from all of 30 yards. A decent save from Hart who then gathers the ball at the second attempt.
31' BARCA NEARLY IN
Iniesta waltzes past several challenges and creates some space on the edge of the City box but he delays the shot and Toure manages to win the ball back. Barcelona are on the up again here after a couple of scares and Messi shoots over with his right foot from 20 yards.
29' A REAL STRIKERS CHALLENGE EARNS NEGREDO A YELLOW
Negredo follows Alves into the book after a strong but mistimed tackle on Pique.
28' SILVA ALMOST IN
Almost a wonderful opportunity for Silva after Negredo attempts a clever backheel but there's just not quite enough on it and the ball is cleared. Negredo lets fly from 25 yards but it's a comfortable one for Valdes.
24' HOW HAS THAT STAYED OUT?!
The free kick is whipped in from the left by Silva and its chaos in the Barcelona box, Valdes flapping not once but twice. The keeper is reprieved by a foul given against any one of several City players who went after that ball and again Barcelona are troubled by the high ball into the box.
23' ALVES IN THE BOOK
The first yellow card of the night goes to Dani Alves. Unsurprising really when you consider that foul on Clichy was his fourth of the match, Kolarov and Clichy causing Barca real problems down their right flank.
21' BIG CHANCE GOES BEGGING
That Negredo opportunity was the game's best chance by a wide margin, and although City did well to fashion it they will surely look at it as a big chance missed.
19' ALVES FOULS AGAIN
Another foul on Kolarov by Dani Alves leads to a free kick and after several quick passes Negredo is away, rounds Valdes but the angle is too narrow and he can only chip across goal. Let off for Barcelona there.
18' TOURE QUALITY
Several sublime touches by Yaya Toure draw defenders towards him, he feeds the ball right to Navas who crosses but in the resulting melee Valdes is fouled by Negredo and the danger is over for the moment.
14' NEGREDO FEEDING OFF SCRAPS
A high lofted ball towards Negredo nearly pays off as the Spaniard kills the ball expertly but he is immediately swamped by Barcelona defenders and the ball is cleared.
13' CORNER CLEARED AGAIN
Another corner from the right for Barcelona is dealt with confidently by Joe Hart, the England goalkeeper getting a good deal of distance on his punch. Fabregas whips in a cross but it's just over Sanchez and out for a goal kick.
12' MORE BARCA POSSESSION
City haven't had a meaningful touch here for several minutes, Barcelona stroking the ball around at will. City look well drilled to resist this approach however, and will look to frustrate the away side as much as possible.
8' GAME TAKING SHAPE
It's a less than frantic start here, with City happy to sit back and allow Barcelona to have possession. Each time they win it back however, sky blue shirts flood forward, setting a counter attacking precedent early on.
5' ZABALETA SCRAPS
Zabaleta snaps and snarls at Iniesta's heels, eventually bringing him down on the left touchline 40 yards from goal. The combative Argentinian will be putting in plenty of those types of challenges this evening.
4' EARLY BARCA CORNER
Barcelona win an early corner but do not pose much aerial threat and the ball is moved forward purposefully by City, finding its way into the Barca area before it is scrambled away.
3' BARCA HOG THE BALL
City kicked off here but have barely had a touch since, the ball moving swiftly from blue and red shirt to blue and red shirt with City happy to watch for the moment.
2' HIGH SCORING ENCOUNTER ON THE CARDS
Manchester City have scored in all eight home games in the Champions League this season, Barca have scored in seven of eight away from home. This all surely equals goals, and lots of them.
1' KICK OFF
Referee Eriksson blows the whistle and we're underway here. Irresistible force versus immovable object has never been more appropriate.
0' KICK OFF SOON
As kick off approaches, expectations of a great game are high. With Europe's two highest scoring sides facing off, we are in for a cracker here. These two teams have never met in a competitive fixture and each will be going all out to notch a famous victory. Join me, Brendan Donohoe, here for live in game commentary.
0' LINE UPS ANNOUNCED
The team line ups are out and it's as expected, Hart starts in goal for City with a back four of Clichy, Zabaleta, Kompany and Demichelis. Fernandinho gets the nod to start in central midfield alongside Toure, and they are flanked by Kolarov and Navas. David Silva will seek to provide support for lone striker Negredo. Barcelona start with Valdes in goal as ever. His defence will consist of Alves, Pique, Mascherano and Alba. The midfield is also strong, with Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas and Iniesta all starting. Neymar starts on the bench, with Alexis Sanchez preferred alongside Lionel Messi.
0' EARLY TEAM NEWS
Fernandinho is set to return for the home side tonight after missing out on their last three games with a muscle problem. Free scoring striker Sergio Aguero is absent however, still sidelined after picking up a hamstring injury against Tottenham in January. Barcelona have no major injury concerns and will field their strongest available eleven.
0' BARCA IN IT TO WIN IT
Barcelona are in a similar position to City this season, and there is no better illustration of their home dominance than the recent 6-0 demolition of Rayo Vallecano, with Messi and Neymar both scoring goal of the season contenders. They too, however, are locked in a three way title race, again with two sides from the same city, Atletico and Real Madrid. Atletico seem to be tiring slightly however, and many doubt their longevity, so it could well come down to the famous old rivalry once again. With both teams distracted by domestic battles, one school of thought may suggest that the Champions League may take a back seat, but this seems extremely unlikely, and both teams will surely throw everything they have at each other this evening. A mouthwatering clash is in prospect then, and Europe's old school head boy will face a tough battle to resist the incursions of the sky blue parvenu.
0' RATING CITY'S CHANCES
Where Barcelona have sashed and swaggered their way to the top table with the famous La Masia graduates at the fore, and have since been established there for what seems like an age, Manchester City are attempting to join them in a distinctly bulldozer like fashion, tearing teams apart on home soil with a regularity that has seen them make a serious challenge for a trio of domestic honours, and finally progress into the second round of the Champions League at the third time of asking. Many think that with new boss Manuel Pellegrini at the helm, Manchester City are better placed for an assault on Europe than they ever were under Roberto Mancini. City's away form has at times been suspect however; they have been largely unable to transfer their dominance at home into wins on the road, and they remain locked in a fierce title struggle with London sides Chelsea and Arsenal.
0' JOSE WEIGHS IN
Never one to miss a chance to engage in a spot of mind games, Jose Mourinho has aired his views on tonight's encounter. He is quoted as saying "this is the worst Barcelona of many many years." The former Catalan club employee has always had a standoffish relationship with Barcelona, and has leapt on the chance to destablise both their cause and Manchester City's. "Of course by history Barcelona is the favourite, but this Barcelona, this season, is showing that it is not the same in previous years," he told ITV. "They have Messi - he is special, but this is the worst Barcelona of many, many years." These comments came shortly after Barca centre back Gerard Pique issued a rallying call to his team mates "Maybe they don't fear us as before because in the last two years we didn't win the Champions League. We can still be the best, but we have to show to the world we can do it." Pique certainly believes in the Barca cause, but Jose Mourinho seems yet to be convinced.
0' XAVI RESPECTS CITY SIMILARITIES
Xavi, the metronomic midfielder who has for so long been the driving force behind this bewitching Barcelona side, was full of praise for his team's opponents this evening when questioned in the week. When asked if he saw a similarity between his team and City's approach to the game, he replied “Yes, because Pellegrini is a coach who likes to play in a similar style of football to Barcelona, who wants his team to have the ball, wants to be the protagonist and take initiative. His teams are never going to speculate about what the other team is going to do, they want to make stuff happen.” Making stuff happen has been the Spanish playmaker's stock in trade for over a decade, and is certainly well placed to comment. He has been a vocal critic of Jose Mourinho over the years, never more so than when the combative Portuguese was in charge of eternal rivals Real Madrid. Pellegrini however commands great respect from the diminutive Spaniard, who was stunned to learn that elements of the English media have struggled to warm to elements of the Chilean's frosty behaviour. “Really? Everyone I know who has worked with him has told me he's a fantastic coach who really understands football. I think that has been the key (to City's success,) having a coach who wants to play good football, who wants to do something more”. Xavi is also respectful of the differing philosophies behind team selection, saying “I think that players from the local area and the academy know the idiosyncrasies of the club better, but what City are doing is completely legitimate.” Barcelona have lacked their old swagger at times this season, locked in a three way fight for the title with Real and Atletico Madrid, but Xavi remains resolute and relishes playing a team with a similar outlook “I prefer playing against teams like City because there's more space,” and tellingly “it's more of a spectacle”. A spectacle it surely will be, and Xavi's faith in Barcelona's footballing style will remain unshaken regardless of the result.
0' NAVAS IN THE KNOW
Jesus Navas has acclimatised well to the Premier League since his arrival from Sevilla in the summer, and along with striker Alvaro Negredo, has provided a considerable attacking threat for Manchester City. The winger faced off against Barcelona several times whilst playing for the Seville club and is hoping to bring that experience to bear this evening. “I reckon they won't be happy having to come here,” he said. “They will find we are a really difficult team to play against and to beat. We are playing very well, creating chances and scoring a lot of goals.” 116 goals, to be precise, and Navas seems firmly of the opinion that his City side can compete with the top teams in Europe. “We are full of confidence. We must play with high pressure and tempo because they (Barcelona) have some top-quality players.” Navas is not ignorant to Barcelona's apparent inability to replicate the fluidity with which they once terrorised defences across Europe however; “Maybe they don't play as well as three or four years ago, but that is normal – the rivals study the way you play and find a tactic to counteract your strengths. It's hard to say because they set the standards so high in the past.” Reports of Lionel Messi's supposed decline have been greatly exaggerated, it may seem, after the Argentinian netted twice in the recent 6-0 demolition of Rayo Vallecano. When pressed on the best way to contain Messi, Navas said “He is very difficult to stop. You have to put pressure on him, make sure you are close to him when he gets the ball and not let him create space.” With his parter Negredo, also known as the 'Beast of Vallecas', Navas will hope to provide a dual threat in the absence of 26 goal Sergio Aguero, who misses out with a hamstring injury.
0' REF WATCH
Tonight's match will be overseen by referee Jonas Eriksson of Sweden. His assistants are Mathias Klasenius, Daniel Warnmark, Stefan Johannesson and Markus Strombergsson. Fourth official duties lie with Daniel Gustavsson, who completes an all Swedish line up. Eriksson, who is sometimes referred to as 'the secret millionaire' due to his rumoured multi million pound fortune, has been a FIFA listed referee since 2002. His most high profile game to date was the 2013 UEFA Super Cup match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea.
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Team Stats
Manchester City Barcelona
0 Goals 2
0 Assists 1
9 Shots 10
4 Shots on Goal 7
5 Saves 4
0 Penalties Scored 1
0 Penalty Kicks 1
10 Crosses 16
1 Corner Kicks 4
0 Offside 5
19 Fouls Committed 11
2 Cautions/Yellow Cards 2
1 Red Cards 0
36% Ball Possession 64%
Manchester City
No. Player MinP G YC RC GA Svs
1Joe Hart 90 - 0 0 2 2
4Vincent Kompany 90 0 0 0 - -
5Pablo Zabaleta 90 0 0 0 - -
9Álvaro Negredo 74 0 1 0 - -
13Aleksandar Kolarov 58 0 1 0 - -
15Jesús Navas 58 0 0 0 - -
21David Silva 90 0 0 0 - -
22Gael Clichy 90 0 0 0 - -
25Fernandinho 90 0 0 0 - -
26Martín Demichelis 53 0 0 1 - -
42Yaya Touré 90 0 0 0 - -
Substitutes
6Joleon Lescott 32 0 0 0 - -
8Samir Nasri 32 0 0 0 - -
10Edin Dzeko 16 0 0 0 - -

Barcelona
No. Player MinP G YC RC GA Svs
1Víctor Valdés 90 - 0 0 0 2
3Gerard Piqué 90 0 0 0 - -
4Cesc Fabregas 86 0 0 0 - -
6Xavi 90 0 0 0 - -
8Andrés Iniesta 90 0 0 0 - -
9Alexis Sánchez 74 0 0 0 - -
10Lionel Messi 90 1 0 0 - -
14Javier Mascherano 90 0 1 0 - -
16Sergio Busquets 90 0 0 0 - -
18Jordi Alba 90 0 0 0 - -
22Dani Alves 90 1 1 0 - -
Substitutes
11Neymar 16 0 0 0 - -
24Sergi Roberto 4 0 0 0 - -
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Manchester City vs. Barcelona
Minute Event
90' Game Over  Manchester City 0-2 Barcelona
90' Half Over  Manchester City 0-2 Barcelona
90' Shot on Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
90' Goal  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
90' Shot on Goal  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
89' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Headed Out - In Play
88' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
88' Shot  Samir Nasri (Manchester City)
88' Corner Kick  David Silva (Manchester City) - Headed Out - In Play
87' Cross  David Silva (Manchester City) - Defended by Keeper
86' Throw-In  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
86' Substitution  Sergi Roberto (on). Fabregas (off). (Barcelona)
85' Offside  Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
84' Foul  Piqué fouled by Edin Dzeko (Manchester City)
83' Throw-In  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
81' Offside  Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
81' Corner Kick  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
79' Throw-In  Gael Clichy (Manchester City)
79' Goal Kick  Víctor Valdés (Barcelona)
78' Throw-In  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
77' Shot on Goal  David Silva (Manchester City)
77' Cross  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) - On Target
76' Yellow Card  Javier Mascherano (Barcelona)
76' Foul  Touré fouled by Javier Mascherano (Barcelona)
75' Throw-In  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
75' Offside  Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
74' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
74' Substitution  Edin Dzeko (on). Negredo (off). (Manchester City)
74' Substitution  Neymar (on). Sánchez (off). (Barcelona)
71' Shot on Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
71' Foul  Silva fouled by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)
70' Cross  Gael Clichy (Manchester City) - Defended by Keeper
69' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
68' Goal Kick  Joe Hart (Manchester City)
68' Shot  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
67' Goal Kick  Joe Hart (Manchester City)
67' Shot  Xavi (Barcelona)
67' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Off Target
66' Foul  Messi fouled by Joleon Lescott (Manchester City)
64' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Defended by Keeper
63' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
63' Cross  Gael Clichy (Manchester City)
62' Shot on Goal  Samir Nasri (Manchester City)
62' Cross  Xavi (Barcelona) - Defended by Keeper
62' Free Kick  Xavi (Barcelona)
61' Foul  Piqué fouled by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
60' Corner Kick  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
59' Offside  Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona)
59' Cross  Jordi Alba (Barcelona) - Offside
58' Substitution  Samir Nasri (on). Navas (off). (Manchester City)
58' Substitution  Joleon Lescott (on). Kolarov (off). (Manchester City)
57' Foul  Mascherano fouled by Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
57' Cross  Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona) - Defended by Keeper
56' Shot on Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
55' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
54' Penalty Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
54' Shot on Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
54' Free Kick  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
53' Red Card  Martín Demichelis (Manchester City)
53' Foul  Messi fouled by Martín Demichelis (Manchester City)
52' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
52' Cross  Jordi Alba (Barcelona) - Defended
51' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Headed Out - In Play
49' Throw-In  Gael Clichy (Manchester City)
46' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
46' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
46' Start Half 
45' Half Over  Manchester City 0-0 Barcelona
45' Foul  Xavi fouled by Fernandinho (Manchester City)
45' Goal Kick  Víctor Valdés (Barcelona)
44' Shot  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
44' Cross  Jesús Navas (Manchester City) - Off Target
44' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
43' Offside  Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona)
43' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Offside
42' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
42' Cross  Yaya Touré (Manchester City)
41' Throw-In  Jesús Navas (Manchester City)
40' Foul  Mascherano fouled by Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
39' Foul  Touré fouled by Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
39' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
37' Yellow Card  Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City)
37' Foul  Alves fouled by Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City)
36' Goal Kick  Víctor Valdés (Barcelona)
36' Shot  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
36' Cross  Gael Clichy (Manchester City) - Off Target
36' Foul  Kolarov fouled by Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)
35' Goal Kick  Joe Hart (Manchester City)
35' Foul  Xavi fouled by Yaya Touré (Manchester City)
34' Shot on Goal  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
34' Free Kick  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
33' Foul  Messi fouled by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)
33' Foul  Fabregas fouled by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
32' Shot on Goal  Xavi (Barcelona)
31' Goal Kick  Joe Hart (Manchester City)
31' Shot  Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
30' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Defended by Keeper
30' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Headed Out - In Play
29' Foul  Fabregas fouled by Fernandinho (Manchester City)
28' Yellow Card  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
28' Foul  Piqué fouled by Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
28' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Clearance In Play
28' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
27' Shot on Goal  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
26' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
26' Foul  Iniesta fouled by Fernandinho (Manchester City)
25' Foul  Valdés fouled by Yaya Touré (Manchester City)
25' Shot  Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)
25' Cross  David Silva (Manchester City) - Off Target
25' Free Kick  David Silva (Manchester City)
24' Foul  Silva fouled by Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
24' Throw-In  Gael Clichy (Manchester City)
23' Yellow Card  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
23' Foul  Clichy fouled by Dani Alves (Barcelona)
22' Foul  Fernandinho fouled by Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)
22' Throw-In  Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)
22' Goal Kick  Víctor Valdés (Barcelona)
21' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
21' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
21' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
19' Throw-In  Gael Clichy (Manchester City)
19' Shot  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
19' Foul  Kolarov fouled by Dani Alves (Barcelona)
18' Foul  Kolarov fouled by Dani Alves (Barcelona)
17' Foul  Valdés fouled by Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City)
17' Shot on Goal  David Silva (Manchester City)
17' Cross  Jesús Navas (Manchester City) - On Target
16' Foul  Kolarov fouled by Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona)
15' Foul  Alves fouled by Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City)
15' Foul  Kolarov fouled by Dani Alves (Barcelona)
14' Goal Kick  Joe Hart (Manchester City)
13' Cross  Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona) - Directly Out
13' Corner Kick  Xavi (Barcelona) - Defended by Keeper
12' Cross  Dani Alves (Barcelona) - Defended
10' Cross  Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) - Intercepted
7' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
6' Throw-In  Dani Alves (Barcelona)
6' Foul  Iniesta fouled by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
5' Throw-In  Gerard Piqué (Barcelona)
4' Throw-In  Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City)
4' Cross  Álvaro Negredo (Manchester City) - Clearance Out of Play
4' Corner Kick  Xavi (Barcelona) - Headed Out - In Play
2' Foul  Alves fouled by Fernandinho (Manchester City)
1' Throw-In  Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
1' Start Half 
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