FINAL WHISTLE: Wigan 0-2 Man City

Manchester City shrugged off their slow start to the season with a vital 2-0 away win over Wigan Athletic on Sunday.

Manchester City shrugged off their slow start to the season with a vital 2-0 away win over Wigan Athletic on Sunday.

City opened the scoring in the 43rd minute when Carlos Tevez slipped in to lob the ball over an advancing Ali Al Habsi after a long Joe Hart goalkick before Yaya Toure grabbed his first goal for the club in the 70th minute when he stabbed home a Tevez cross.

Wigan Athletic: 0
Manchester City: 2 (Carlos Tevez 43’, Yaya Toure 70’)

Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan
Crowd: 15,525
Referee: Lee Probert
Yellow cards: WA - Steve Gohouri 57’
MC - Nigel de Jong 39’, Yaay Toure 70’

Starting Line-Ups

WA
Ali Al Habsi (gk), Antolin Alcaraz, Steve Gohouri, Maynor Figueroa, Emmerson Boyce (Stam 65’), Mohamed Diame (Watson 86’), Hendry Thomas, Franco di Santo, James McCarthy, Hugo Rodallega, Charles N’Zogbia (Moses 86’)

Subs - Chris Kirkland (gk), Steven Caldwell, Ronnie Stam (65’), Victor Moses (86’), Jordi Gomez, Ben Watson (86’), Mauro Boselli

MC
Joe Hart (gk), Vincent Kompany, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, Micah Richards, Nigel de Jong, Gareth Barry, James Milner, Yaya Toure (Jo 75’), Carlos Tevez (Wright-Phillips 88’), David Silva (Johnson 72’)

Subs - Shay Given (gk), Shaun Wright-Phillips (88’), Patrick Vieira, Roque Santa Cruz, Adam Johnson (72’), Jo (75’), Dedryck Boyata

 
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