Manchester City vs Leeds Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: February 17, 2013; time: 2:00 PM UTC;
Venue: Etihad Stadium — Manchester.
Mancini’s team will try to rehabilitate from Southampton confusion. The FA Cup now is looking like their best chance to get at least one trophy. The visitors will be hoping to give a real fight to the Premier League champions.
Manchester City currently stands second in the EPL table with 53 points from 26 games. They have been in inconsistent form lately with two wins, two draws and one defeat from last five games. Last five home matches Man City have finished with four straight wins and one draw. Last weekend they were beaten by Southampton with the score 3-1. Also, they have conceded nine goals in the five cup home-games. James Milner started his career at Leeds, when became the Premier League’s youngest-ever goalscorer and beaked down the record held by Wayne Rooney at the age of 17.
Leeds goes eleventh in the Championship league table with 42 points from 31 games. Their present form has seen two wins, one draw and two losses from last five matches. Their last five games on the road have seen one win, one draw and three defeats. But, have knocked out three Premier League clubs of cup competitions already this season. Middlesbrough have won Leeds 1-0 last weekend.
Roberto Mancini, finally, has the vast majority of his players available for selection. He could welcome back captain Vincent Kompany after calf injury. Micah Richards with a knee injury is the only absent player. Brothers Kolo and Yaya Toure are available after return from the AFCON.
Neil Warnock is also could choose from a fully-fit squad. Also he can count on his January transfers with Stephen Warnock and Steve Morison.
Manchester City line-up: Hart, Maicon, Kompany, Nastasic, Kolarov, Silva, Rodwell, Y.Toure, Milner, Dzeko, Tevez.
Last three matches:
Southampton 3 – Manchester City FC 1;
Manchester City FC 2 – Liverpool 2;
QPR 0 – Manchester City FC 0.
Leeds line-up: Kenny, Green, Peltier, Lees, Warnock, Byram, Brown, Norris, Diouf, Morison, Varney.
Last three matches:
Middlesbrough 1 – Leeds 0;
Wolves 2 – Leeds 2;
Leeds 0 – Cardiff City 1.