[Teams] Man City vs Blackburn: Confirmed Line-ups

By on February 25, 2012

League leaders Man City take on relegation strugglers Blackburn Rovers in Saturday’s late kick off at the Etihad Stadium.

Roberto Mancini will be looking to open up a five point gap from rivals Man Utd and will fancy their chances against Blackburn at home, considering the Sky Blues have won all of their league games at the Etihad so far this season.

Mancini has selected a n attacking team for todays game, with Aguero, Silva, Balotelli and Johnson all in the starting eleven. Toure and de Jong make up the front six.  Zabaleta and Kolarov get the nod in the full back positions, with Richards and Clichy missing out.

Here are the confirmed line-ups for you:

Man City Team

Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, de Jong, Yaya, Johnson, Balotelli, Silva, Aguero

SUBS: Pantilimon, Richards, Clichy, Milner, Nasri, Pizarro, Dzeko

Blackburn Team

Robinson, Orr, Dann, Hanley, Martin Olsson Pedersen, Petrovic, Hoilett, Formica, Marcus Olsson, Yakubu

SUBS: Bunn, Modeste, Nzonzi, Rochina, Goodwillie, Vukcevic, Henley

We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the final whistle so please check back later.


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