Swooning Manchester City needs a win at home against West Bromwich Albion to ensure its second-place Premier League status for at least another week (Watch live at 8:45 a.m.ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).
City has lost 2 of 3 in the Premier League, the lone win coming against last-place Leicester City, and bowed out of the UEFA Champions League to a dominant Barcelona side at midweek.
Boaz Myhill is between the sticks for the Baggies with Ben Foster out. Injured Brown Ideye also will not be a part of West Brom attack. Saido Berahino gets the start up-top, and Stephane Sessegnon also gets a run for Tony Pulis’ side.
Wilfried Bony gets a start for City, with Frank Lampard and Eliaquim Mangala also changes from the midweek set-up.
Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Mangala, Clichy, Navas, Fernando, Lampard, Silva, Bony, Aguero. Subs: Caballero, Sagna, Demichelis, Milner, Fernandinho, Jovetic, Dzeko.
West Bromwich Albion: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Lescott, Baird, Morrison, Gardner, Fletcher, Sessegnon, Berahino. Subs: Rose, Wisdom, Davidson, Pocognoli, Mulumbu, Nabi, Anichebe.