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Premier League
Premier League
Saturday 1 December 2018
Kickoff at 15:00 GMT
Etihad Stadium, Ashton New Rd, Manchester M11 3FF
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Everything you need to know ahead of City's Premier League clash with Bournemouth...

When and where:

The game is set to take place away at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 1 December, kick-off at 3pm GMT.

The match is not being shown live in the UK. Fans based outside the UK can find out where they can watch the match with our global TV listings...

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Team news


READ: City v B'mouth | Team news

Kevin De Bruyne is again ruled out with ligament damage sustained in the Carabao Cup win over Fulham.

Benjamin Mendy is out for up to 12 weeks while Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus will undergo late fitness tests after missing the midweek game with Lyon.

Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is a long-term absentee, having sustained an Achilles tendon injury. The Chilean 'keeper underwent scans, which confirmed a rupture in the tendon of his left foot.


Adam Smith has been ruled out for up to three months, while Jefferson Lerma will serve a one-match ban.

The last time...

The two sides last met on 23 December 2017, with the Blues winning 4-0.

Sergio Aguero netted twice, with Raheem Sterling and Danilo also on target.

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Referee: Stuart Attwell

Assistants: Stuart Burt, Derek Eaton

Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

• Raheem Sterling has scored nine goals and claimed two assists in six career games against Bournemouth

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