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On January 19th Manchester City welcomes Fulham at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Mancini’s team will try to get points to close gap in the Premier League. The defending champions will be looking for pressure on their first placed rivals Manchester United with a win over Martin Jol’s Fulham.
Manchester City goes second in the EPL with forty eight points from twenty two matches, having won fourteen, drawn six and lost two games so far this season. Their present form has seen four wins and one defeat in their last five matches. Last five home games of the Citizens have seen one draw, one defeat from Man Utd, and three straight wins. City managed a very significant win at Arsenal last week wiyh the score 0-2. They played almost the whole game against 10 Arsenal players, after Laurent Koscielny was sent off in the 10th minute. Vincent Kompany also was sent off for City, but later. The red of Van City’s captain has been rescinded by the FA, so he could play in this match.
Fulham are thirteenth in the league table with twenty five points from twenty two matches. They have six wins, seven draws and nine defeats this season. Their present form has seen one win, two draws and two defeats from their last five games. Last five away matches of the Cottagers have seen two wins, two draws and one defeat. They have won Blackpool with the score 1-2 in the FA Cup in midweek. Fulham have a growing injury list.
Manchester City head coach Roberto Mancini can count on captain Vincent Kompany, after his red card from last Sunday’s 2-0 win at Arsenal was cancelled. Samir Nasri is in conflict with head coach, but he is available after serving a three match ban. Forward Sergio Aguero could return from the hamstring injury. Yaya and Kolo Toure will be at the ACON and are not available for this game. Micah Richards, Maicon and Jack Rodwell are out due to injuries.
Fulham will play with Dimitar Berbatov upfront, after the Bulgaria forward was rested for the FA Cup win over Blackpool. Bryan Ruiz and Steve Sidwell are also ready to play. Simon Davies, Kerim Frei and Mahamadou Diarra are all out.
Manchester City line-up: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy, Barry, Milner, Nasri, Tevez, Silva, Dzeko.
Last three games:
Arsenal 0 – Manchester City FC 2;
Manchester City FC 3 – Watford 0;
Manchester City FC 3 – Stoke 0.
Fulham line-up: Schwarzer, Riether, Hangeland, Hughes, Richardson, Baird, Karagounis, Kacaniklic, Ruiz, Duff, Berbatov.
Last three games:
Blackpool 1 – Fulham 2;
Fulham 1 – Wigan Athletic 1;
Fulham 1 – Blackpool 1.