Man City vs Sunderland Live Match Asia Cup Final 2013 – 27 July.Manchester City vs Sunderland final match score online results goals highlights videos replay with team squads and players list updates here.The only Premier League-affiliated competition to be held outside England, the Barclays Asia Trophy 2013 will feature Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland and South China, the 2012/13 champions of the Hong Kong First Division League.The four team knock-out tournament will take place over two match days on Wednesday 24 and Saturday 27 July 2013, with a Final to determine the winner and a play-off to decide third place. All matches will take place in the 40,000 capacity Hong Kong Stadium.Manchester City will be looking to keep the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester United this afternoon, as the defending champions travel to Wearside to take on Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Late winner Gareth Barry against reading, in combination with a a Swansea bold performance against the Red Devils, has left Roberto Mancini’s men just four points behind local rivals and a sense of momentum with the approach of the busy holiday period. However, the citizens are waiting to meet the strict test by black cats, which deprived them of four points last season, and who come into this match on the back of recent win due to relegation rivals Reading and Southampton. Game starts at 15:00GMT, join us for all the team news and the accumulation of 14:15GMT.
City manager of Manuel Pellegrini siad Spurs and Andre Villas Boas Di Canio joined in expressing concern, with the latter admitted that a meeting has been canceled his team to some extent. Villas Boas was seen January Vertonghen twisting in the ankle ligaments during the semi-final on Wednesday, which was contested in the Champions conditions. Sodden ran out a comfortable win when these sides last met in the Premier League again in October, as Aleksandar Kolarov, Sergio Aguero and James Milner all hit the back of the net in a 3-0 win over Etihad Stadium. Black Cats found more success in a memorable encounters with Roberto Mancini’s men last season, however. Late strike Ji Dong-Won wrapped up all three points for Sunderland in the Stadium of light in the New Year’s Day, and Martin O’Neill’s side looked set to complete the double weighted item they led 3-1 in the final five minutes of the game reverse at the end of March. Late goals from Mario Balotelli and Kolarov breakeven point for citizens – a point that was to prove crucial come the end of the season.
Football Asia Cup 2013 Final
Date: 27 July 2013 | 27-07-2013
Time: 15:00GMT | 1:00 PM | 4:00PST
Venue: Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Live Exclusive: live on Sky Sports 1 from 1pm, kick-off 1.30pm.
FULL LINE-UP – SUNDERLAND
Mignolet, Gardner, Rose, Kilgallon, Cuellar, Larsson, Colback, Johnson, McClean, Sessegnon, Fletcher. Subs: Bardsley, Campbell, Wickham, McFadden, Vaughan, Bramble, Westwood.
FULL LINE-UP – MANCHESTER CITY
Hart, Kompany, Zabaleta, K Toure, Nastasic, Y Toure, Garcia, Silva, Milner, Aguero, Tevez. Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Rekik, Barry, Razak, Sinclair, Dzeko.