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After a 1-1 draw with Celtic on Tuesday night, City travel to Premier League champions Leicester City on Saturday and Zabaleta expects it to be a very different game.
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City sit in second in the table behind Everton but the coach expects his side to continue improving in the match that will be streamed live on the ‘Manchester City Academy’ Facebook page.