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

12 Dec

Pablo Zabaleta has bounced back into form over the past handful of games and he is set to keep Bacary Sagna waiting for another opportunity. Vincent Kompany is expected to be fit for this encounter, meaning a tough choice for Manuel Pellegrini to make between dropping Martin Demichelis or Eliaquim Mangala. Aleks Kolarov may not [...]

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

9 Dec

Bacary Sagna got the nod at right-back against Bayern Munich in the last Champions League tie, but it is expected that Pablo Zabaleta will start in defence for this crucial encounter. In the centre of defence, Vincent Kompany is likely to be risked, such is his importance to the side. Samir Nasri is finding his [...]

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

2 Dec

With Vincent Kompany injured and Eliaquim Mangala suspended, Martin Demichelis will be partnered at the heart of defence by either Dedryck Boyata or Bacary Sagna. Matija Nastasic, whose treatment this season by Manuel Pellegrini seems a little spiteful, perhaps as a result of the Serb’s refusal to leave in the summer, supposedly has a groin [...]

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

29 Nov

Pablo Zabaleta looks set to replace Bacary Sagna on the right of the back four, despite the Frenchman’s impressive display against Bayern Munich. Eliaquim Mangala was another to star in that encounter and he is battling with Martin Demichelis for a place alongside Vincent Kompany. Aleks Kolarov is still sidelined with injury, meaning Gael Clichy [...]

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

24 Nov

Manuel Pellegrini’s hand is rather forced with a string of injuries and suspensions, and the only defensive dilemma is whether the Chilean partners Vincent Kompany with Martin Demichelis or Eliaquim Mangala. If the Frenchman gets the nod, it wouldn’t be a huge surprise in turn to see Demichelis appear in central midfield, acting as a [...]

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