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Chelsea v MAN CITY – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

30 Jan

Manuel Pellegrini faces a selection dilemma at the heart of his defence, with Martin Demichelis and Eliaquim Mangala vying for a place alongside Vincent Kompany. Mangala was superb against Chelsea on his debut, but his form has taken a decidedly downward turn since that encounter, while Demichelis has been City’s form defender this season. Gael [...]

MAN CITY v Arsenal – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

17 Jan

Vincent Kompany is set to return to the heart of defence after missing the past few weeks with injury. The only real selection dilemma for Manuel Pellegrini is who partners City’s formidable captain. Martin Demichelis has been the Blues’ best defender this season and his reading of the game against Arsenal’s movement and interplay would [...]

Everton v MAN CITY – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

9 Jan

After sitting out the past two matches, Joe Hart will return in goal in place of Willy Caballero. Pablo Zabaleta, Martin Demichelis and Gael Clichy are all expected to step back in to the side following the FA Cup victory over Sheffield Wednesday, with Vincent Kompany a possibility in defence after recovering from injury. Whether [...]

MAN CITY v Sheffield Wednesday – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

3 Jan

Willy Caballero will continue in goal after stepping in for the clash with Sunderland. Bacary Sagna and Aleks Kolarov will likely be stationed in the fullback positions with Dedryck Boyata partnering either Martin Demichelis or Eliaquim Mangala in the heart of defence. Fancy City to win 3-1? Paddy Power offer that result at the tempting [...]

MAN CITY v Sunderland – The PREVIEW: City’s Probable Team

31 Dec

Vincent Kompany is still sidelined with injury, so the only selection dilemma for Manuel Pellegrini at the back is whether to opt for Gael Clichy or Aleks Kolarov on the left of defence. Jesus Navas has been a striking form recently and he is a tempting 10/1 to score the opening goal against Sunderland. Yaya [...]

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