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Three changes for City v Boro

BRAVO! Claudio celebrates City's fourth goal against BMG

BRAVO! Claudio celebrates City's fourth goal against BMG

Pep Guardiola has made three changes for today's clash with Middlesbrough.

Team:

Bravo, Zabaleta, Stones, Kolarov, Clichy, Gundogan, Fernandinho, Silva, De Bruyne, Navas, Aguero

Subs: Caballero, Kompany, Maffeo, Garcia, Nolito, Iheanacho. Sane

Changes:

Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi are rested for today's game with Fernando picking up a knock in midweek. Willy Caballero is the other change to the side that started against Barcelona in midweek.It looks like 4-2-3-1 on paper with Aleks Kolarov resuming hios part-time centre-half role this afternoon - Pablo Zabaleta will skipper the side.

STARTING XI: Plus subs...

Boro XI:

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