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    3 Everton
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    2 Sheffield Utd
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    3 Hull
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    1 Man City
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They're still here - Blackburn fans feel they should have had a penalty as Kolarov comes together with King in the penalty area. Referee waves play on.
City clear the danger. We're into added time.
Mahoney picks the ball up, drives at the full back and delivers a cross which is cleared for a corner. Not a bad way to begin your football career son.
16-year-old Connor Mahoney replaces Williamson to make his senior debut for Blackburn Rovers. Despite the score-line, this will be a memorable night for the youngster.
Milner wins the argument and he very nearly grabbed City's sixth but his free-kick just drifted wide of the post with the goalkeeper beaten.
Hanley brings down Aguero and City players are lining up to debate who will take this very attractive looking free-kick on the edge of the area.
Watford are Man City's next opponents in the FA Cup as the words 'quadruple' continue to be whispered around the Etihad Stadium tonight.

82. As we've seen so many times at home this season, City's finishing has been absolutely clinical. 99 goals in all comps for the Blues

Kolarov's free-kick rises over the wall but the crossbar as well.
The hosts immediately look for another. This time Aguero is fouled and Kolarov steps up to take the free-kick...
GOAL! 5-0 City! Dzeko grabs a cool brace as he taps in a powerful cross from Navas! City are rampant once more.
Emyr Huws replaces Richards to make his senior team debut for City.
He may have missed the last eight games but Aguero doesn't look like he's lacking match fitness. With his back to goal, he took a great touch and slid the ball into the corner of the net.
GOAL! 4-0 City! That didn't take long! Aguero scores with his first touch of the ball, with a neat and tidy finish in the box! It's only taken him 49 seconds!
And he's back! Aguero replaces Negredo.

Once Negredo adapts to English football I think he'll be a real player.

Kilgallon wins the header but it's blocked by a City player and cleared.
Blackburn win a corner and it's Marshall who steps up to take it.
City's goal came just as Blackburn saw their best spell of the match with substitute King going close twice within three minutes.
GOAL CITY! It's Dzeko! Navas finds the forward in the penalty area who still has so much to do but with wonderful technique, fires the ball past Eastwood with tremendous power!
Wonderful football from City and they're starting to get into the rhythm of things. In the latest attack, Clichy tries to find Negredo but the ball is just too long.
King replaces Campbell for Blackburn's second change.
Milner places a wonderful pass down the line for Navas who finds Kolarov outside the area who shoots well over the bar.
Pantilimon collects Cairney's corner delivery. Another disappointing set piece from the visitors.
Nastasic makes a crucial intervention to put the ball out for a corner after Spurr crossed. Campbell was in a good position.
Things have gone rather flat. City satisfied with passing the ball around without threatening too much.
STAT: This is the eighth meeting in the FA Cup, with Manchester City winning three times and Blackburn twice.
Kolarov hits a wild shot over the bar after Negredo laid the ball to the substitute on the edge of the area.

16 - Alvaro Negredo has now scored 16 goals in his last 12 appearances at the Etihad Stadium. Update.

What an impact substitute Kolarov has made already. City should coast the rest of this match you'd imagine.
GOAL! 2-0 City! And that should be that. Kolarov delivers an inch perfect pass to Negredo who coolly puts the ball past Eastwood whose first touch of the ball is to gather out of his net!
It seems Robinson picked up a knock in the first-half.
The second-half is underway. One change for each team at half-time as Kolarov replaces the impressive Fernandinho and Robinson makes way for Eastwood.
GOAL!! City finally have the lead! Negredo times his run perfectly to attack Fernandinho's cross and launches a terrific header past Robinson!
Milner's lobbed cross into the 6 yard box causes confusion in the Blackburn defence and Richards almost pounces at the back post but narrowly misses the ball.
Blackburn deal with the corner.
Blackburn give the ball away in midfield which allows Negredo to burst forward, beat his marker but his pass back to the edge of the area is cleared and City have a corner.
Clichy misplaces another pass for City and it's turning into a really frustrating first-half for the hosts.
Campbell does well to hold the ball up and releases Taylor who hits a shot well off target. Blackburn beginning to come into the game a little more now.
Blackburn dispossess Richards and move forward with an attack of their own. Taylor searches out Campbell but it's a really poor pass and the ball rolls to City's goalkeeper.
First real moment of quality from City as Navas delivers a really dangerous cross towards the near post but Negredo and Fernandinho both miss the ball by a whisker.
Over half an hour played and so far Blackburn have coped with everything City have thrown at them.
Not for the first time tonight, Dzeko skies his shot over the bar. This time he fails to connect properly with a shot from distance.
Down at the other end, Navas wins his side a corner which is dealt with well by the visitors.
Cairney's delivered cross is out of play before it can even reach the box. Such a waste.
Marshall's attempted cross is blocked by Richards and Blackburn have their second corner.
Dzeko reacts fastest to the delivery but blazes the ball high and wide, much to the relief of the Blackburn fans.
DJ Campbell is booked for a rather wreckless tackle on Fernandinho and City have a free-kick out wide in a dangerous position.
Garcia's long range low effort forces Robinson into a save and fortunately for the visitors, parries the ball to a red shirt and Blackburn clear.
Williamson catches Richards with a high foot but the referee waves play on.
Marshall's free-kick is tame and is easily held by Pantilimon.
Cairney breaks through the middle of the park and suddenly finds himself in a three vs three situation. He's unable to pick out a pass with Taylor bursting a lung to get into a good position but he's fouled and Blackburn have a free-kick.
Fernandinho hits an overhit pass and Blackburn have a throw-in. Like the first tie, the visitors have been a tough nut to crack in the opening 20 minutes.
City play some patient passes in the final third before Milner crosses a disappointing ball into the box which Robinson claims.
Cairney whips the corner in, City clear but only as far to Marshall whose effort is way off target and the hosts have a goalkick.
Blackburn win a corner as Richards makes a panicky clearance.
Navas tries to feed through Richards on the wing but Marshall stands up strongly and ushers the ball out of play.

17 - Manchester City have scored 17 goals in five domestic cup games this season. Juggernaut.

The rain keeps on battering down as Blackburn try to keep up with City's passing.
Dzeko blazes over the bar! Negredo takes down Fernandinho's lovely lofted pass, lays the ball to his strike partner who finishes poorly.
Some neat football from Blackburn as Marshall and Campbell trade passes before the latter loses out to the quick thinking of Pantilimon.
City holding onto possession at the moment. Blackburn with every man behind the ball.
The rain lashes down on the players and fans below. Not that it's bothering the crowd, both sets in loud voice in the early stages of this contest.
Dzeko has scored six times since Aguero's last appearance for City.
Early chance for the hosts - Dzeko latches onto Milner's cross and heads over the bar. He should have done better, he found himself with too much space in the danger area.
And we're off! Blackburn take kick-off.
And that's it - full-time at the Etihad. Another crushing victory for City.
Half-time odds: 1/20: Man City 66/1: Blackburn 10/1: Draw.
The referee brings the first-half to a halt. What a disappointing time to concede for Blackburn.

There's a sizable following from @onerovers tonight. Around 4,000 tickets sold in the away section. Should make for a great cup atmosphere.

Blackburn, understandably, are set up a little more defensively minded. They're playing a 4-1-4-1 with Campbell leading the attack, Marshall and Cairney out wide with Lowe and Taylor playing through the middle of midfield. Williamson will sit in front of the back four of Spurr, Kilgallon, Hanley and Henley with Robinson in nets.
City look likely to field a 4-4-2 formation with Negredo and Dzeko up front, Milner and Navas on the wings with Fernandinho and Garcia sitting in the middle. Clichy and Richards are the full backs and Nastasic and Lescott the centre backs. Pantilimon starts in goal.
The players are beginning to warm up now and we have 20 minutes to kick-off.
Blackburn boss Bowyer was only focusing on tonight's replay in the pre-match comments: "We've got everything to gain. No one outside of our dressing room gives us a prayer and they are situations we quite like. We learn more about our players and they're really going to be tested on Wednesday. The players are excited about the opportunity to play against them again."
City are boosted with the availability of star striker Aguero who features on the bench tonight - as if Pellegrini's side didn't carry enough threat in attack. The Argentine striker has scored 19 goals already this season his comeback is very welcome. He has missed the previous eight games with a calf injury.
FA Cup - Pellegrini optimistic over Aguero

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is confident Sergio Aguero will soon get back into his stride.

Speaking ahead of the game, an optimistic Pellegrini revealed he is targeting an historic quadruple. "It's difficult [to win all four] but we'll try. We know that during the season, with injuries and the amount of games you have to play, it is very difficult. That's why nobody has done it before. But I think we must have the mentality to try to do it."
These two will do battle once more after playing out a 1-1 draw in the original cup clash. Tonight's pre-match odds have Gary Bowyer's side as long as 24/1 for Rovers to claim a famous victory and that is evidence of the massive task the visitors take on tonight. City are 1/8 and a draw comes in at 9/1.
The visitors, meanwhile, are missing a few key players including their own goal machine, Jordan Rhodes who still hasn't returned to full fitness.
So Manuel Pellegrini makes EIGHT changes from the side which beat Newcastle United 2-0 on Sunday with no place in the starting line-up for fit again Sergio Aguero. With the likes of Negredo, Dzeko and Navas in attack, Gary Bowyer still has plenty to think about in putting a stop to goal crazy City.
Some teams news now - MAN CITY: Pantilimon, Richards, Nastasic, Lescott, Clichy, Navas, Garcia, Milner, Fernandinho, Dzeko, Negredo. Substitutes: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Kolarov, Aguero, Huws, Lopes. /// BLACKBURN ROVERS: Robinson, Henley, Hanley, Kilgallon, Spurr, Cairney, Lowe, Williamson, Taylor, Marshall, Campbell. Substitutes: Eastwood, King, Dunn, Olsson, Rochina, Mahoney, Gestede
Hi there and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE commentary of Manchester City and Championship side Blackburn Rovers in tonight's FA Cup third round replay at the Etihad Stadium.
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