Manchester City will host Everton today in a late Premier League game at the Etihad Stadium.
Kick-off: Saturday 17:30
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Andre Marriner
Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany and David Silva remain on the sidelines with their hamstring and knee injuries, respectively. But duo Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko are expected to return for today’s clash after recovering from calf injury.
Striker Stevan Jovetic who suffered a minor knock in a midweek clash against Sunderland will not be rushed today.
Meanwhile for Everton, Antolin Alcaraz is back from shoulder injury after missing six games for Everton. But James McCarthy and Steven Naismith are expected to be out with hamstring problem along with Darron Gibson who has a knee injury.
Striker Arouna Kone and midfilder Bryan Oviedo are doubtful for this clash.
- Citizens striker Aguero has scored 14 goals more than Sunderland who have scored 13.
- City midfielder Frank Lampard has netted three goals in his last three Premier League starts against Merseyside blue.
- Everton striker Romelu Lukka has scored all his six goals before the 35th minute.
- Roberto Martinez has never won against Manchester City in the Premier League.
Head to Head:
Manchester City 2 – 1 Everton, an entertaining game to watch.
A win for City will not take them to the top spot and a loss will not snatch their second place.
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