Sep 24, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium
Man CityManchester City
7-0
Sheff WedsSheffield Wednesday
Lampard (47', 93'), Dzeko (53', 77'), Navas (54'), Toure (60' pen.), Angel Pozo (88')
Mangala (63')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Zayatte (59')

Half-Time Report: Sheffield Wednesday frustrating Manchester City

Sheffield Wednesday hold Manchester City to a goalless half-time draw in their third-round Capital One Cup encounter at the Etihad.

Sheffield Wednesday have frustrated Manchester City and held the League Cup holders to a goalless half-time draw in their third-round Capital One Cup clash at the Etihad tonight.

Frank Lampard of Manchester City beats Kamil Zayatte of Sheffield Wednesday during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester City and Sheffield Wednesday at Etihad Stadium on September 24, 2014© Getty Images

It was City who dominated the opening exchanges and then came within the width of the post from going ahead when Eliaquim Mangala's volley struck the woodwork on 20 minutes.

The defending champions continued in the same vein and came close again eight minutes later as Edin Dzeko headed a Bacary Sagna cross at Chris Kirkland.

Manuel Pellegrini's side found themselves frustrated in their effort to build on those two openings and Wednesday earned a deserved half-time draw.

Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 29, 2014
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