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Ederson, Walker, Kompany (c), Laporte, Delph, Gundogan, De Bruyne, D Silva, Sane, Sterling, Jesus
Subs: Bravo, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Foden, Diaz, Yaya Toure, Bernardo
How we’re lining up at Wembley tonight!— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 14, 2018
City XI | Ederson, Walker, Kompany (C), Laporte, Delph, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, Jesus
Subs | Bravo, Bernardo, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Yaya Touré, Foden, Brahim Diaz
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Fernandinho begins a two-match suspension for collecting 10 yellow cards during the campaign, while Danilo, Sergio Aguero and John Stones are all out injured. Benjamin Mendy played for City EDS last night as he closes in on a return.
Danny Rose is injured for Spurs.
With no Fernandinho to pin the midfield, Gundogan is likely to play a deeper role this evening.
Spurs will no doubt press high and try to unsettle the Blues, but it’s not easy to contain a side like City on a pitch the size of Wembley’s so if the hosts get it wrong, they could pay the price.
The Blues have had an exhausting fortnight but will look to get back to winning ways tonight with the finishing line now firmly in sight.
Five points will almost certainly confirm City as champions while six will guarantee the title – a win today and a defeat against West Brom on Sunday for Manchester United would mean the Blues win the Premier League.
The last time…
City were comfortable winners at the Etihad in a game that Dele Alli and Harry Kane could and perhaps should have been sent off for dangerous challenges.
Gundogan, De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling (2) scored the Blues’ goals.
Stats and facts
Spurs are unbeaten in 14 games since the 4-1 defeat to City last December. Pochettino’s side have won 11 and drawn three since losing to the Blues - their best top flight run since 1967.
Spurs have lost just once in the league at Wembley this season, winning 10 and drawing four.
The Blues have won 13 of their 16 away matches this campaign, dropping just seven points from a possible 48 on the road.
City have beaten Chelsea and Arsenal away this season and victory at Spurs this evening will be the first time all three London sides have lost at home to the same team since Blackburn in 2002/03.
Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and Leroy Sane are up for the main award, while Raheem Sterling, Ederson and Sane will contest the young players’ prize.
The Frenchman made a significant step in his recovery process with a 45 minute cameo in Manchester City EDS’ 1-1 draw with Manchester United.