Player ratings: Manchester City v Fulham

Given – The Irish international was sharp off his line to take the ball off Kamara, then finished off with a late save from Zamora. 7

Richards – Started brightly, but then a few passes went astray. Needed to be tighter on his opponents in the second half. 6

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Verdict: Manchester City 2 Fulham 2

Memories of Sven’s last home match came flooding back as City once again let slip a two goal lead against Roy Hodgson’s Fulham. Second half goals from Joleon Lescott and Martin Petrov gave City the advantage, but a failure to heed earlier warnings saw them pegged back for a third consecutive draw.

Kolo Toure and Craig Bellamy returned to the starting line-up as expected. Ireland remained as sub while the big decision by Hughes was ‘rotating’ Wright-Phillips onto the bench. Bellamy played on the right, while Petrov held onto the coveted left wing position.

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