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Everything you need to know about our Capital One Cup fourth round tie...

Need to know

Match: City (1st in PL) v Crystal Palace (7th in PL)

Competition: Capital One Cup

Date and time: Wednesday 28 October, 7.45pm (GMT)

Referee: Paul Tierney

Last time: City 3-0 Crystal Palace, 20 December 2014

Head to head record

All competitions: City wins 25, Draws 12, Crystal Palace wins 15

League Cup: City wins 1, draws 0, Crystal Palace wins 1



Crystal Palace: LWWWLL

Tickets: Available here

Key Quotes

Manuel Pellegrini: “The Capital One Cup an important competition for the club. When you play a final at Wembley with 90,000 people it’s an important cup. We must try to continue.”

Kelechi Iheanacho: “It won’t be easy because they are a quality side. They are very strong and have very good wingers so they will believe they can come here and win."

Bacary Sagna: "“This is a cup match and it’s going to be totally different and its win or bust and we need to focus on our team and not theirs and take the game to them."

Alan Pardew: “We have got good games this week against Manchester City and Manchester United [on Saturday] and we are looking forward to them. Hopefully we can get ourselves a win.”

Team News

Out (City): Aguero, Silva, Nasri, Clichy, Delph, Fernandinho (suspended)

Out (Crystal Palace): Souare, Ward, Wickham, Appiah, Chamakh

Further Reading

Talking Points: Will Iheanacho start?

Kelechi Iheanacho preview

For the latest City odds from Betsafe, click here

City continue their Premier League campaign as they play Norwich this Sat 31st Oct at 3pm. Make sure you don’t miss out on another memorable game and buy your tickets now.

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