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Longest match in EPL history

Published 2132 GMT (0532 HKT) October 27, 2012
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Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring the only goal in Manchester City's 1-0 win at home to Swansea. Getty Images
The match was the longest in Premier League history due to two lengthy delays for injuries. While 12 minutes were added on, almost 13 were played -- for a total of 102 and 43 seconds that beat the previous longest in 2011 between Arsenal and Liverpool. 7, 2012 in Manchester, England. Getty Images
Swansea City's Dutch goalkeeper Michel Vorm was taken from the pitch on a stretcher after suffering a groin injury when he failed to stop Tevez's long-range effort in the 61st minute. AFP/Getty Images
City defender Micah Richards was later also stretchered off after suffering an apparently serious knee injury. Getty Images
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, criticized for his tactics during the midweek Champions League defeat at Ajax, was forced to make a halftime substitution due to an injury to Aleksandar Kolarov. He brought on striker Mario Balotelli. Getty Images