Manchester City’s bid for a record breaking quadruple may be hanging in the balance after their Champions League last-16 first-leg defeat to Barcelona in mid-week, but they’re still well in with a chance of lifting the Premier League trophy come May.
They haven’t been performing at their best in recent weeks, but they’ll be more than confident of coming away with all three points against Stoke at the Etihad this afternoon.
Stoke find themselves just three points above the relegation zone and in serious danger of being sucked in to the dog-fight if results don’t improve soon, although a trip to the Etihad is the last place they’ll have wanted to be given their position.
Here are today’s confirmed starting line-ups for both sides…
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