Today at 17:00, the Etihad Stadium, Manchester City will try to regain its leading position in the Premier League Swansea met in a match contant Stage 16th. The game will be broadcast live by Eurosport 1.
Manchester City has managed this week to finish the Champions League group in first place, managed to win the last game 4-2 Borussia Monchengladbach after the break were led by 1-2. But in the championship, City fell to 3rd place with 29 points, three less than leader of Leicester. The team is not going through the best period, with one victory in the last 4 matches, 2 rounds ago, 3-1 at home to Southampton. Last stage “Citizens” lost, 0-2, Stoke’s ground. Home defeat Liverpool 1-4 of 3 stages is only in the last 5 games, the rest victories. Pablo Zabaleta, Samir Nasri, Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany, and Fernando Martín Demichelis will miss the City in the game today.
Swansea is part of a championship weak, being close to the relegation positions at this time, ie 15th place with 14 points, just one point for 18th place, first demoted. If Welsh will not return situation, the presence of their six consecutive Premier League could be seriously jeopardized. The team has not recorded any victory in last 5 games, during which he won only a draw 2-2, the rest being defeats to 0. Last round leader ordered Leicester 3-0 Swansea right on its land. Eder and Tabanou are injured and will not perform the Etihad.
Last season City won both matches 2-1 and 4-2 home tour Wales in return.
Manchester City: Hart; Sagna, Otamendi, Mangala, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Toure; De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling; Bony.
Swansea: Fabianski; Naughton, Bartley, Williams, Taylor; Shelvey, Ki; Montero, Sigurdsson, Ayew; Gomis.