Tevez wins it for City
Carlos Tevez’s strike in the 60th minute proved vital as Manchester City beat Swansea City 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening in a Barclays Premier League match.
There was a great chance for Swansea to open the scoring in the 22nd minute of the match. Michu came inches away from heading in Pablo Hernandez's cross. Micah Richards came across and cleared the danger. The Spaniard, rather unfortunately was still down and a stretcher had been called on to the field.
There was a series of events in the 36th minute as a dreadful clearance from Swansea keeper Micheal Vorm almost fell to City frontman Carlos Tevez. It was a let off for the Swans, who went and put the ball in the back of the net through Michu at the other end, but play was pulled back for an offside.
Two minutes later a shot from Tevez was well saved and held by Vorm. The City striker latched on to a loose ball inside the box and let fire.
Routledge was advancing on goal before Richards hauled him down. Pablo Hernandez carried on and tried to pick out Michu in the box. City keeper Joe Hart missed the cross but Kompany comes to the rescue.
Even better chance availed itself four minutes before the interval when Michu was threaded through by De Guzman, and he was away one-on-one, but he took one touch too many and Hart rushed out of his goal and spread himself to make a vital save. Swansea fans behind the goal were just waiting to explode into celebration.
On the hour mark City finally broke through. Tevez picked up Clichy's pass and caught Vorm out with a long range effort. The Argentine shot with little back lift and the ball swerved and dipped into the bottom left corner of Vorm's goal.