Aug 30, 2014, 9:04 AM EST
Stoke City’s tough start to the season gets no easier with a trip to fortress known as the Etihad Stadium and a date with unbeaten Manchester City (Watch live on NBCSN and online via Live Extra at 10am ET).
Stoke will suit up Peter Crouch as the lone striker in a defense-first formation.
Manchester City: Hart, Sagna, Kolarov, Kompany, Demichelis, Fernando, Nasri, Yaya Toure, Silva, Jovetic, Aguero
Subs: Caballero, Clichy, Zabaleta, Fernandinho, Milner, Navas, Dzeko
Stoke City: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross (c), Wilson, Pieters; Whelan, Nzonzi; Diouf, Walters, Moses; Crouch
Subs: Sorensen, Huth, Muniesa, Odemwingie, Arnautovic, Adam, Bojan
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