Location: Etihad Stadium vs.
Date: SaturdayOctober 14th
Time: 15:00 GMT/7:00am PT/10:00am ET
Records (W-D-L, +/-, Points, Place):
Citeh: 6-1-0, +18, 19, 2nd
2-5-0, +4, 11, 7th
Lineups are out. No Bannan and no Collins but we've got BIG HESK.
Aston Villa XI: Given, Hutton, Dunne, Clark, Warnock, Delph, Petrov, Ireland, Heskey, Agbonlahor, Bent.
Subs: Cuellar, Herd, Albrighton, Guzan, N’Zogbia, Bannan, Weimann.
Manchester City XI: Mercenary X 11
Fine here's the real Manchester City XI: Hart, Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, De Jong, Barry, Johnson, Yaya, Milner, Balotelli
Subs: Pantilimon, Kolarov, Kolo, Hargreaves, Nasri, Silva, Dzeko.
Kirsten's note: what in god's name? This better be about a cut on a heel and not because Alex McLeish thinks Heskey...WAIT BANNAN IS ON THE BENCH? It's time to start drinking, like, yesterday. This is going to be one painful, painful match. But hey, at least Mancini doesn't think it's worth starting his stars against us.