Manchester City looks to keep up with Chelsea by extending its Premier League dominance of Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday(Watch live on NBC at 1230pm ET and online via Live Extra).
Wilfried Bony starts on the bench for a loaded-up City, with Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko getting starts for the second-place Citizens.
Meanwhile, Newcastle will hand Papiss Cisse a start in a 3-man forward unit with Yoan Gouffran and Ayoze Perez.
Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany (C), Mangala, Kolarov, Nasri, Fernandinho, Toure, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero. Subs: Caballero, Demichelis, Clichy, Lampard, Fernando, Navas, Bony
Newcastle United: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini (c), Williamson, Haïdara; Sissoko, Anita, Colback; Pérez, Cissé, Gouffran. Subs: Woodman, R.Taylor, Abeid, Obertan, Ameobi, Armstrong, Rivière