Title chasing Manchester City host bottom side Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday (Watch live, 2:45 p.m. ET online via Live Extra).
The Citizens suffered a damaging loss at Liverpool in their last Premier League match and desperately need a win to try and keep their fading title hopes alive. Manuel Pellegrini is under plenty of pressure. As for the Foxes, Nigel Pearson’s men are becoming cut adrift at the bottom of the table after four defeats from their last five, and must start picking up points if they are going to avoid relegation.
In team news City drop captain Vincent Kompany, Edin Dzeko and Pablo Zabaelta from the starting lineup, while Leicester go with Kramaric up top on his own.
Manchester City: Hart, Sagna, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov, Yaya Toure, Fernando, Navas, Bony, Aguero, Silva. Subs: Caballero, Clichy, Zabaleta, Kompany, Milner, Lampard, Dzeko
Leicester City: Schwarzer, Simpson, Morgan, Huth, Upson, Konchesky, Mahrez, Cambiasso, James, Schlupp Kramaric. Subs: Hamer, Drinkwater, Vardy, King, Ulloa, Wasilewski, Nugent