Manchester City will host Sunderland today in a Premier League game at Etihad Stadium.
Kick-off: 1st January, 2015, 15:00
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Chris Foy
- Yaya Toure missed the last game but now is expected to return. Meanwhile skipper Vincent Kompany is also closing in on a return.
- Duo strikers Sergio Agüero and Edin Dzeko remain on the sideleines but Stevan Jovetic has returned and will start the game hopefully.
- Midfielder Fernando is suspended for this clash.
- Patrick van Aanholt and Anthony Réveillere both are out with injuries. But midfielder Sebastian Larsson is expected to feature.
- Liam Bridcutt is a doubt for this game.
- Lee Cattermole is likely to return to the starting eleven after missing out the last game.
- Manchester City have won five of their last six Premier League games. Unbeaten in the last ten games.
- Manchester City are undefeated in their last ten game against Sunderland.
- The Black Cats have kept clean sheets in each of the last four away Premier League games.
- Connor Wickham has three goals in two league games against the home side.
- Sunderland are unbeaten in their last five league game.
Manchester City 3 – 0 Sunderland.
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