Feb 22, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT
Manchester City host Stoke at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday (Watch live online, 10am ET via NBC Sports Live Extra) with the Citizens hoping to overcome their disappointing midweek defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League.
This is a match up between the team with the best home record, City, and the team with the worst away record, Stoke.
The Citizens have lost that incredible unbeaten run at home after the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea in their last home match, but Manuel Pellegrini’s team need a win to keep up the pressure on Chelsea and Arsenal ahead of them.
As for Stoke, their win over Manchester United has sparked a resurgence from Mark Hughes’ men, as they’ve drawn against Southampton and Swansea since and are now three games unbeaten.
Stoke City: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Adam, Whelan, Walters, Odemwingie, Arnautovic, Crouch
- Simeone praises Klinsmann’s US program that “seduces us as coaches” 0
- Neymar’s recovery from World Cup back injury “almost 100 percent” 0
- Reports: Jermaine Jones coming to Chicago, move welcomed by Fire 1
- Atlético Madrid latest club linked with Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández 3
- Romelu Lukaku completes permanent, $47 million move to Everton 11
- Report: US to play friendly vs. Colombia in San Antonio 1