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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.


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

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


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:

BORO XI: How the Teessiders line up



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FT: Man City 1-1 Middlesbrough

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Media City: Blues can win Champions League

JUMP FOR JOY: Silva and Gundogan embrace after the German's strike

With one more vital match to go before the latest international break, most of the City talk today centres around this afternoon’s match with Middlesbrough.

Blues have what it takes to be kings of Europe, according to Sky pundit

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Negredo’s short but impactful City career

HIGH BAR: Negredo got off to a flying start at Manchester City

When Alvaro Negredo followed team-mate Jesus Navas from Sevilla to the Etihad Stadium, not that much was known of the powerful centre-forward.

Negredo had started out with Rayo Vallecano’s B team, reaching double figures in his first two senior years with the then third tier side and earning him a promotion to the senior squad.