Everything you need to know about Manchester City's trip to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
When and Where: Crystal Palace v Man City
The game kicks off at 3pm on Saturday 19 November at Selhurst Park.
Injury and suspension news:
Palace: Loic Remy, Jonathan Benteke and Pape Souare (all out injured)
Man City: No injuries
The last time:
Palace made Manchester City work very hard for the points last season, with Kelechi Iheanacho's last-minute winner sending the travelling fans into raptures.
More Stats and Facts
- City go into the game in third place, two points behind leaders Liverpool.
- Crystal Palace are in 16th position
- Alan Pardew's side have lost their last four Premier League games
- City have won 12 out of a possible 15 Premier League points on the road this season
Bacary Sagna has resumed full training and is targeting a return to Pep Guardiola’s starting XI after the current international break.
The French defender has been sidelined since suffering a hamstring tear during the first half of France's 4-1 World Cup qualifying win over Bulgaria in October.
Willy Caballero has praised the contribution of John Stones since joining from Everton this summer.
The 22-year-old has been a regular in Pep Guardiola’s new-look side – and the quality of his performances in a City shirt have been widely celebrated.
Stones, a ball-playing centre-half, has been key in helping create City’s build-up from deep, with his desire to step into midfield something Guardiola actively encourages.
Those Manchester City players not on international duty have been working hard at the City Football Academy in the build up to the Palace game.
Crystal Palace fans know only too well of the dangers Kelechi Iheanacho presents.
The Nigerian scored just 54 seconds after coming on at Selhurst Park last season, a statement of intent he has delivered on time and again since.
Sergio Aguero played just one half of football in the international break - which City fans might regard as good news looking at life through a Club lens.
Will Aguero take the opportunity to make Palace pay? That's just one of our pre-match talking points.
Man City boss Guardiola offers injury update
City go into the game against Crystal Palace with a fully fit squad after the international break.
That means there are plenty of selection decisions to be made by the manager...