Player ratings: Manchester City v Blackpool

Hart – Produced one acrobatic save when the game was goalless, and continued to demonstrate his shot stopping in the second half. Also sharp out of his area to save Lescott’s blushes following an underhit backpass. 7

Boateng – A slow start had Mancini fuming. Grew into the game but needs to avoid the Kolarov tendency of bombing forward too early. 6

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