Watch Live: Manchester City vs. Stoke City (Lineups, Live Stream)

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Manchester City host Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday (Watch live, 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra) with the home side looking to take another big step towards finishing in the top four. 

Manuel Pellegrini‘s side have a huge UEFA Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid coming up on Tuesday but they need a win to stay ahead of Manchester United and West Ham United in the battle for top four.

As for former Man City manager Mark Hughes, his Stoke side have taken a pummeling in their last two games after losing 4-0 to Tottenham Hotspur and 4-1 to Liverpool.


In team news Man City bring in Kelechi Iheanacho up top with Kevin De Bruyne on the bench and Vincent Kompany suspended, while Stoke City start Phil Bardlsey, Joselu and Mame Diouf.

USMNT man Geoff Cameron starts in central midfield for Stoke.


Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kolarov, Mangala, Otamendi, Toure, Fernando, Navas, Silva, Iheanacho, Aguero. Subs: Caballero, Demichelis, Clichy, De Bruyne, Delph, Bony, Sterling

Stoke City: Given, Wollscheid, Shawcross, Muniesa, Cameron, Whelan, Imbula, Bardsley, Diouf, Joselu, Arnautovic. Subs: Haugaard, Teixeira, Shenton, Choulay, Bojan, Crouch, Adam