2012–13 Manchester City F.C. season

season of football team

The 2012–13 Manchester City F.C. season was Manchester City's 111th season, 11th English Premier League season in a row, and their 21st season in the Premier League since the team was created.

Manchester City
2012–13 season
ManagerRoberto Mancini
(until 13 May 2013)
Brian Kidd
StadiumEtihad Stadium
Premier League2nd
FA CupRunner-up
League CupThird round
Champions LeagueGroup stage
Community ShieldWinners
Top goalscorerLeague:
Edin Džeko,
Sergio Agüero,
Carlos Tévez (14)

All:
Carlos Tévez (20)
Highest home attendance47,386 vs. Everton
Lowest home attendance28,015 vs. Aston Villa
Average home league attendance45,781

SquadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   England Joe Hart
2 DF   England Micah Richards
3 DF   Brazil Maicon
4 DF   Belgium Vincent Kompany
5 DF   Argentina Pablo Zabaleta
6 DF   England Joleon Lescott
7 MF   England James Milner
8 MF   France Samir Nasri
10 FW   Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Džeko
11 MF   England Scott Sinclair
13 DF   Serbia Aleksandar Kolarov
14 MF   Spain Javi García
16 FW   Argentina Sergio Agüero
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 MF   England Jack Rodwell
18 MF   England Gareth Barry
21 MF   Spain David Silva
22 DF   France Gaël Clichy
28 DF   Ivory Coast Kolo Touré
29 GK   England Richard Wright
30 GK   Romania Costel Pantilimon
32 FW   Argentina Carlos Tevez
33 DF   Serbia Matija Nastasić
42 MF   Ivory Coast Yaya Touré
60 FW   Sweden John Guidetti
62 MF   Ivory Coast Abdul Razak

SeasonEdit

OverallEdit

Tournament Result
FA Community Shield Winner
English Premier League 2nd
Football League Cup 3rd round
FA Cup 2nd
UEFA Champions League Group stage

FA Community ShieldEdit

12 August 2012 Chelsea 2–3 Manchester City Birmingham
13:30 BST Torres   40'
Bertrand   80'
Ivanović   42'
Report Y. Touré   52'
Tevez   59'
Nasri   64'
Stadium: Villa Park
Attendance: 36,394
Referee: Kevin Friend (Leicestershire)

Premier LeagueEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester United 38 28 5 5 86 43 +43 89
2 Manchester City 38 23 9 6 69 33 +36 78
3 Chelsea 38 22 9 7 74 35 +39 75
4 Arsenal 38 21 9 8 72 38 +34 72
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 21 9 8 66 46 +20 72

MatchesEdit

19 August 2012 1 Manchester City 3–2 Southampton Manchester
16:00 BST Tevez   39'
Džeko   71'
Nasri   80'   80'
Report Lambert   60'
Fox   60'
Davis   67'
Schneiderlin   87'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,109
Referee: Howard Webb
26 August 2012 2 Liverpool 2–2 Manchester City Liverpool
16:00 BST Škrtel   34'
Suárez   66'   90+4'
Report Y. Touré   63'
Tevez   80'
Stadium: Anfield
Attendance: 44,492
Referee: Andre Marriner
1 September 2012 3 Manchester City 3–1 Queens Park Rangers Manchester
17:30 BST Y. Touré   16'
Kolarov   45'
Džeko   61'
Rodwell   73'
Tevez   90+2'
Report Zamora   59'   85' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 45,579
Referee: Chris Foy
15 September 2012 4 Stoke City 1–1 Manchester City Stoke-on-Trent
15:00 BST Crouch   15' Report García   35'   55' Stadium: Britannia Stadium
Attendance: 27,101
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
23 September 2012 5 Manchester City 1–1 Arsenal Manchester
16:00 BST Lescott   40' Report Koscielny   82' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,318
Referee: Mike Dean
29 September 2012 6 Fulham 1–2 Manchester City London
15:00 BST Petrić   10' (pen.) Report Agüero   43'
Džeko   87'
Stadium: Craven Cottage
Attendance: 25,698
Referee: Mark Halsey
6 October 2012 7 Manchester City 3–0 Sunderland Manchester
12:45 BST Kolarov   5'
Agüero   60'
Milner   89'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,036
Referee: Lee Probert
20 October 2012 8 West Bromwich Albion 1–2 Manchester City West Bromwich
15:00 BST Long   67' Report Džeko   80'90+2' Stadium: The Hawthorns
Attendance: 24,891
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
27 October 2012 9 Manchester City 1–0 Swansea City Manchester
17:30 BST Tevez   61' Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,801
Referee: Martin Atkinson
3 November 2012 10 West Ham United 0–0 Manchester City London
17:30 GMT Report Stadium: Upton Park
Attendance: 35,005
Referee: Howard Webb
11 November 2012 11 Manchester City 2–1 Tottenham Hotspur Manchester
13:30 GMT Zabaleta   29'
Agüero   65'
Džeko   88'
Report Caulker   21'
Walker   27'
Adebayor   76'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,208
Referee: Michael Oliver
17 November 2012 12 Manchester City 5–0 Aston Villa Manchester
15:00 GMT Silva   43'
Agüero   54' (pen.)67'
Tevez   65' (pen.)74'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,072
Referee: Jon Moss
25 November 2012 13 Chelsea 0–0 Manchester City London
16:00 GMT Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 41,792
Referee: Chris Foy
28 November 2012 14 Wigan Athletic 0–2 Manchester City Wigan
20:00 GMT Gomez   45+2' Report Barry   64'
Balotelli   69'
Milner   72'
Stadium: DW Stadium
Attendance: 19,623
Referee: Mark Halsey
1 December 2012 15 Manchester City 1–1 Everton Manchester
15:00 GMT Tevez   43' (pen.) Report Fellaini   33' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,386
Referee: Lee Probert
9 December 2012 16 Manchester City 2–3 Manchester United Manchester
13:30 GMT Touré   60'
Zabaleta   85'
Rooney   15'
Rooney   28'
van Persie   90+3'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,166
Referee: Martin Atkinson
15 December 2012 17 Newcastle United 1–3 Manchester City Newcastle upon Tyne
12:45 GMT Ba   51' Report Agüero   10'
García   39'
Y. Touré   78'
Stadium: St James' Park
Attendance: 49,579
Referee: Andre Marriner
22 December 2012 18 Manchester City 1–0 Reading Manchester
15:00 GMT Barry   90+3' Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,007
Referee: Mike Dean
26 December 2012 19 Sunderland 1–0 Manchester City Sunderland
15:00 GMT Johnson   53' Report Stadium: Stadium of Light
Attendance: 42,190
Referee: Kevin Friend
29 December 2012 20 Norwich City 3–4 Manchester City Norwich
15:00 GMT Pilkington   15'
Martin   63'75'
Report Džeko   2'4'
Agüero   50'
Bunn   67' (o.g)
Stadium: Carrow Road
Attendance: 26,827
Referee: Mike Jones
1 January 2013 21 Manchester City 3–0 Stoke City Manchester
15:00 GMT Zabaleta   43'
Džeko   56'   57'
Lescott   59'
Agüero   74' (pen.)
Report Huth   47'
N'Zonzi   73'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,192
Referee: Michael Oliver
13 January 2013 22 Arsenal 0–2 Manchester City London
16:00 GMT Report Milner   21'
Džeko   32'
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 60,107
Referee: Mike Dean
19 January 2013 23 Manchester City 2–0 Fulham Manchester
15:00 GMT Silva   2'69'
García   65'
Report Karagounis   24'
Richardson   56'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,286
Referee: Jon Moss
29 January 2013 24 Queens Park Rangers 0–0 Manchester City London
19:45 GMT Mbia   40'
Granero   58'
Report Barry   63'
Zabaleta   84'
Stadium: Loftus Road
Attendance: 17,894
Referee: Phil Dowd
3 February 2013 25 Manchester City 2–2 Liverpool Manchester
16:00 GMT Džeko   23'
Agüero   78'
Report Sturridge   29'
Gerrard   73'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,301
Referee: Anthony Taylor
9 February 2013 26 Southampton 3–1 Manchester City Southampton
17:30 GMT Puncheon   7'
Davis   22'
Barry   48' (o.g.)
Report Džeko   39' Stadium: St Mary's Stadium
Attendance: 31,738
Referee: Martin Atkinson
24 February 2013 27 Manchester City 2–0 Chelsea Manchester
13:30 GMT Toure   63'
Tevez   85'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,256
Referee: Andre Marriner
4 March 2013 28 Aston Villa 0–1 Manchester City Birmingham
20:00 GMT Tevez   45+1' Stadium: Villa Park
Referee: Mike Dean
16 March 2013 29 Everton 2–0 Manchester City Liverpool
12:45 GMT Osman   32'
Jelavić   90'
Report Stadium: Goodison Park
Attendance: 36,519
Referee: Lee Probert
30 March 2013 30 Manchester City 4–0 Newcastle United Manchester
15:00 GMT Tevez   41'
Silva   45+1'
Kompany   56'
Y. Touré   69'
Report
OG corrected
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,201
Referee: Neil Swarbrick
8 April 2013 31 Manchester United 1–2 Manchester City Manchester
20:00 BST Kompany   59' (o.g.) Report Milner   51'
Agüero   78'
Stadium: Old Trafford
Attendance: 75,498
Referee: Mike Dean
17 April 2013 32 Manchester City 1–0 Wigan Athletic Manchester
19:45 BST Tevez   83' Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,106
Referee: Anthony Taylor
21 April 2013 33 Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 Manchester City London
13:30 BST Dempsey   75'
Defoe   80'
Bale   82'
Report Nasri   5' Stadium: White Hart Lane
Attendance: 36,121
Referee: Lee Mason
27 April 2013 34 Manchester City 2–1 West Ham United Manchester
12:45 BST Agüero   28'
Y. Touré   83'
Report Carroll   90+4' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,189
Referee: Howard Webb
4 May 2013 35 Swansea City 0–0 Manchester City Swansea
15:00 BST Report Stadium: Liberty Stadium
Attendance: 20,242
Referee: Mike Jones
7 May 2013 36 Manchester City 1–0 West Bromwich Albion Manchester
19:45 BST Džeko   35' Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,158
Referee: Phil Dowd
14 May 2013 37 Reading 0–2 Manchester City Reading
20:00 BST Report Agüero   40'
Džeko   88'
Stadium: Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 22,859
Referee: Martin Atkinson
19 May 2013 38 Manchester City 2–3 Norwich City Manchester
16:00 BST Rodwell   29'59' Report Pilkington   26'
Holt   54'
Howson   65'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 47,054
Referee: Mark Halsey

Football League CupEdit

25 September 2012 Third round Manchester City 2–4 (a.e.t.) Aston Villa Manchester
19:45 BST Balotelli   27'
Kolarov   64'
Barry   59' (o.g.)
Agbonlahor   70'113'
N'Zogbia   96'
Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 28,015
Referee: Phil Dowd

FA CupEdit

5 January 2013 Third round Manchester City 3–0 Watford Manchester
15:00 GMT Tevez   22'
Barry   44'
Lopes   90+1'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,821
Referee: Phil Dowd
26 January 2013 Fourth round Stoke City 0–1 Manchester City Stoke-on-Trent
12:45 GMT Report Zabaleta   85' Stadium: Britannia Stadium
Attendance: 19,814
Referee: Howard Webb
17 February 2013 Fifth round Manchester City 4–0 Leeds United Manchester
14:00 GMT Y. Touré   5'
Agüero   15' (pen.)74'
Tevez   52'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,849
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
9 March 2013 Sixth round Manchester City 5–0 Barnsley Manchester
17:30 GMT Tevez   11'31'50'
Kolarov   27'
Silva   65'
Report Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 46,728
Referee: Anthony Taylor
14 April 2013 Semi-finals Chelsea 1–2 Manchester City London
16:00 BST Ba   66' Report Nasri   35'
Agüero   47'
Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Attendance: 85,621
Referee: Chris Foy
11 May 2013 Final Manchester City 0–1 Wigan Athletic London
17:15 BST Report Watson   90' Stadium: Wembley Stadium
Attendance: 86,254
Referee: Andre Marriner

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Borussia Dortmund 6 4 2 0 11 5 +6 14
2   Real Madrid 6 3 2 1 15 9 +6 11
3   Ajax 6 1 1 4 8 16 –8 4
4   Manchester City 6 0 3 3 7 11 –4 3

MatchesEdit

18 September 2012 1 Real Madrid   3–2   Manchester City Madrid, Spain
19:45 BST Marcelo   76'
Benzema   87'
Ronaldo   90'
Report Džeko   69'
Kolarov   85'
Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
Attendance: 67,000
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
24 October 2012 3 Ajax   3–1   Manchester City Amsterdam, Netherlands
19:45 BST De Jong   45'
Moisander   57'
Eriksen   68'
Report Nasri   22' Stadium: Amsterdam Arena
Attendance: 45,743
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen
6 November 2012 4 Manchester City   2–2   Ajax Manchester, England
19:45 GMT Y. Touré   22'
Agüero   74'
Report De Jong   10'17' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 40,222
Referee: Peter Rasmussen (Denmark)
21 November 2012 5 Manchester City   1–1   Real Madrid Manchester, England
19:45 GMT Agüero   73' (pen.) Report Benzema   10' Stadium: Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 45,740
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

These are the top scorers for all tournaments.

17 goals
15 goals
10 goals
5 goals