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Manchester City vs. Chelsea: Confirmed lineups

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Shaun Botterill

Match number five and already the biggest test we'll probably face all season in the league.  A point would be great, three points unbelievably so.


Manchester City starting lineup (4-4-2/4-2-3-1):
Joe Hart | Aleksandar Kolarov, Eliaquim Mangala, Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta | David Silva, Yaya Toure, Fernandinho, James Milner | Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko

Substitutes from: Willy Caballero, Bacary Sagna, Martin Demichelis, Gael Clichy, Frank Lampard, Samir Nasri, Jesus Navas

Chelsea starting lineup (4-3-3/4-2-3-1):
Thibaut Courtois | Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry, Gary Cahill, Branislav Ivanovic | Nemanja Matic, Ramires, Cesc Fabregas | Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Willian

Substitutes from: Petr Cech, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Oscar, Andre Schurrle, Loic Remy, Didier Drogba


Pellegrini rolls with two strikers as ex-Chelsea legend Frank Lampard starts on the bench.  Meanwhile, Mourinho is sticking with his guns.  UP THE BLUES!

P.S.: WOW, Leicester...