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October 5, 2013 7:45 AM EDT
Etihad Stadium — Manchester
Referee:‬ J. Moss‎
Attendance:‬ 47267‎
 
17′ Negredo
 
69′ (OG) Tim Howard
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Manchester City 3-1 Everton

Goal has a look at the performers from City's win over Everton.

By Gary Maiden at The Etihad

  • Joe Hart
    2
    0
    3.00

    Joe Hart

    Could perhaps have done better for Lukaku's opener but looked assured thereafter. Better from the shot-stopper following a poor performance against Bayern midweek.

  • Vincent Kompany
    2
    1
    3.00

    Vincent Kompany

    Replaced after half an hour by Nastasic. Seemed to be struggling with his injury before being replaced. His struggle for fitness is a worrying situation for Manchester City,

  • Pablo Zabaleta
    2
    0
    3.50

    Pablo Zabaleta

    A constant threat going forward which in turn helped to keep Baines quiet down his flank. Solid as ever in defence.

  • Joleon Lescott
    1
    1
    3.00

    Joleon Lescott

    At fault for the opening goal as Lukaku cut inside him too easily. Managed some well timed interceptions afterwards to redeem himself to a certain extent.

  • Aleksandar Kolarov
    3
    0
    3.50

    Aleksandar Kolarov

    Involved in a lot of City's early chances. Will be pleased to have kept Mirallas quiet. Replaced on the hour by Clichy after picking up an injury.

  • David Silva
    4
    0
    4.00

    David Silva

    A really impressive afternoon for the Spaniard. Involved in most of his sides better chances and played a perfectly weighted pass to find Aguero for City's second.

  • Fernandinho
    2
    0
    3.00

    Fernandinho

    Nothing spectacular, protected his back four well. Provided Toure with a platform to push forward. A quietly productive game. He let his team-mates take the plaudits.

  • Yaya Touré
    3
    0
    4.00

    Yaya Touré

    Another fine performance from the midfield general. Played numerous defence splitting passes, one of which drew the foul for the penalty. Seemed to be everywhere.

  • James Milner
    2
    0
    3.50

    James Milner

    Often isn't given the credit he deserves. Did a sterling job at keeping Baines and Mirallas quiet and continued his fine work on Deulofeu in the second half.

  • Negredo
    1
    0
    3.50

    Negredo

    Levelled the scoring with a chipped effort over Howard and was involved in plenty of attacking play.

  • Sergio Agüero
    1
    2
    4.00

    Sergio Agüero Top of the Match

    Scored twice, one which could be a Howard own-goal, to win the game for his side. Gave the Everton defence a torrid time and was always on the move. Great performance.

Substitutions

  • Gael Clichy
    1
    0
    3.00

    Gael Clichy

    Came on with half an hour left and dealt with Naismith with ease.

  • Matija Nastasic
    1
    0
    3.50

    Matija Nastasic

    Replaced Kompany after half an hour and did very well to keep the threat of Lukaku at bay.

  • Samir Nasri
    1
    0
    3.50

    Samir Nasri

    Entered the fray with ten minutes to play. Little time to make an impact but looked dangerous on several occasions.

  • Tim Howard
    0
    0
    3.00

    Tim Howard

    Could do little about the first two goals and dreadfully unlucky to see Aguero's penalty cannon back off the post to beat him. Pulled off some fine saves throughout.

  • Leighton Baines
    0
    0
    3.00

    Leighton Baines

    A quiet afternoon by his standards. Didn't get forward as much as he would have liked. Looked frustrated.

  • Phil Jagielka
    0
    0
    3.00

    Phil Jagielka

    The captain will be disappointed to have conceded three goals but kept going until the end and wasn't often at fault.

  • Sylvain Distin
    0
    0
    3.00

    Sylvain Distin

    A disappointing return to his old club. Looked uncomfortable dealing with Aguero and Negredo and seemed to tire late on.

  • Ross Barkley
    0
    1
    3.00

    Ross Barkley

    An eye opener for the youngster. Was often wasteful in possession and didn't pose as much of a threat as he has of late.

  • Leon Osman
    0
    0
    3.00

    Leon Osman

    Struggled to cope with the athleticism of Toure and Fernandinho. Often overran and replaced late on.

  • Seamus Coleman
    0
    0
    2.00

    Seamus Coleman Flop of the Match

    A very poor afternoon for the right back. Too busy arguing with Negredo for the second City goal and brought down Zabaleta for the penalty. Looked frustrated throughout.

  • Kevin Mirallas
    0
    0
    2.50

    Kevin Mirallas

    Struggled to find the same form that made him a fan favourite at Everton last season. Very quiet and offered little going forward.

  • Steven Naismith
    0
    0
    3.00

    Steven Naismith

    Full of endeavor but little end product. Struggled to link up with Lukaku but ran himself into the ground.

  • Romelu Lukaku
    3
    0
    3.00

    Romelu Lukaku

    Scored the opener which looked set to put Everton on course for another memorable afternoon against City. Struggled after his goal and was often wasteful with the ball.

Substitutions

  • Darron Gibson
    0
    0
    3.00

    Darron Gibson

    Brought on in the second half to try and salvage a point but the damage had already been done.

  • Arouna Kone
    0
    0

    Arouna Kone

    Replaced Lukaku late on and saw little of the ball.

  • Gerard Deulofeu
    0
    0
    3.00

    Gerard Deulofeu

    Introduced to add some needed spark but often tried to do too much. A difficult ask for the youngster.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Luis Suárez Luis Suárez
Striker
Liverpool
29 0
Daniel Sturridge Daniel Sturridge
Striker
Liverpool
20 0
Yaya Touré Yaya Touré
Midfielder
Man City
18 6
Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney
Striker
Man. United
15 2
Sergio Agüero Sergio Agüero
Striker
Man City
15 0