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Played
September 19, 2010 3:00 PM BST
The DW Stadium — Wigan
Referee:‬ L. Probert‎
Attendance:‬ 15525‎
 
 
 
   
 
 

Premier League Player Ratings: Wigan Athletic 0-2 Manchester City

By Alex Fisher at the DW Stadium

  • Ali Al Habsi
    20
    8
    2.50

    Ali Al Habsi

    Was unlucky for both goals, otherwise made no mistakes

  • Emmerson Boyce
    7
    3
    2.50

    Emmerson Boyce

    Looked solid at full back until he was subbed in the 65th minute.

  • Antolín Alcaraz
    4
    2
    2.50

    Antolín Alcaraz

    Was kept busy by Tevez throughout the match and struggled to contain the City striker.

  • Maynor Figueroa
    4
    1
    2.50

    Maynor Figueroa

    A reasonable display from the full-back who was constantly being run at by Richards and Milner.

  • S. Gohouri
    4
    2
    2.50

    S. Gohouri

    Like Alcaraz he struggled to contain Tevez, made an error in the run up to the second goal which enabled the Argentine to cross for Toure.

  • Mohamed Diame
    2
    2
    2.50

    Mohamed Diame

    His mistimed header fell set up the first goal for Tevez, was unable to cope with strong City midfield.

  • H. Thomas
    5
    5
    2.50

    H. Thomas Flop of the Match

    Didn't really get into the game.

  • Charles N'Zogbia
    5
    2
    2.50

    Charles N'Zogbia

    A few nice glimpses but he struggled to put any pressure on the City defence.

  • James McCarthy
    7
    2
    2.50

    James McCarthy

    Had a quiet game in midfield and spent most of the match chasing De Jong.

  • Franco Di Santo
    11
    1
    2.50

    Franco Di Santo

    Worked very hard up front on his own, showed some nice skill but was too isolated to make a difference.

  • Hugo Rodallega
    3
    2
    2.50

    Hugo Rodallega

    Not his best game for Wigan, was kept very quiet by Richards.

Substitutions

  • Ronnie Stam
    7
    2
    2.50

    Ronnie Stam

    Replaced Boyce in the 65th minute and didn't make any mistakes.

  • Ben Watson
    4
    3
    0.00

    Ben Watson

    Came on in the 86th minute for Diame.

  • Victor Moses
    5
    1
    0.00

    Victor Moses

    Replaced N'Zogbia in the 86th minute but didn't have enough time to impact on the game.

  • Joe Hart
    26
    2
    3.00

    Joe Hart

    Hardly tested by the Wigan strikers, provided the assist for the first goal

  • Micah Richards
    20
    3
    3.00

    Micah Richards

    Looked to get forward at every opportunity and looked dangerous throughout

  • Vincent Kompany
    20
    7
    3.00

    Vincent Kompany

    An easy afternoon for the City defence as they kept Di Santo under control

  • Kolo Toure
    19
    3
    3.00

    Kolo Toure

    Was very comfortable throughout alongside Kompany

  • Pablo Zabaleta
    20
    7
    3.00

    Pablo Zabaleta

    Kept N'Zogbia very quiet and supported the attacks when needed

  • Nigel De Jong
    21
    6
    3.00

    Nigel De Jong

    Powerful performance in central midfield

  • Yaya Touré
    31
    3
    3.50

    Yaya Touré

    Capped off a good performance by scoring a tap-in from Tevez's cross

  • Gareth Barry
    21
    7
    3.00

    Gareth Barry

    Had an easy day controlling midfield

  • David Silva
    65
    5
    3.50

    David Silva

    Very lively and lots of City's creativity came through him, the conditions didn't affect the Spaniard at all

  • James Milner
    21
    10
    3.00

    James Milner

    Was very bright and looked dangerous throughout

  • Carlos Tévez
    68
    8
    4.00

    Carlos Tévez Top of the Match

    The striker was a constant threat to the Wigan defence. He took his goal very well and provided a good assist for Toure

Substitutions

  • Shaun Wright-Phillips
    10
    4
    0.00

    Shaun Wright-Phillips

    Replaced Tevez in the 88th minute

  • Adam Johnson
    29
    4
    3.00

    Adam Johnson

    Replaced Silva and looked lively, had a cross deflected onto the bar in the dying minutes of the match

  • Jô
    13
    3
    3.00

    Gave City a new option when he replaced Toure

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Luis Suárez Luis Suárez
Striker
Liverpool
30 0
Daniel Sturridge Daniel Sturridge
Striker
Liverpool
20 0
Yaya Touré Yaya Touré
Midfielder
Manchester City
18 6
Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney
Striker
Man Utd.
15 2
Sergio Agüero Sergio Agüero
Striker
Manchester City
15 0