Follow all the action from the Etihad as Man City take on West Brom in the Premier League.
Manchester City are back in league action this afternoon with a key encounter against West Brom.
The Blues go into today’s game with mixed injury news following their impressive 2-2 draw against PSG in the Champions League.
David Silva has been ruled out of the match with WBA due to an ankle problem.
The Spaniard has been playing in pain for much of the season after suffering an injury on international duty in October – and Manuel Pellegrini says two games three days is too much for him.
Silva joins Vincent Kompany and Raheem Sterling on the sidelines for the visiting Baggies while Yaya Toure could feature in the match at some point.
The City boss revealed that the Ivorian is available after missing the last two games with a knee injury.
The Blues boast an impressive record against West Brom having won their last eight Premier League games against Tony Pulis’ men.
There are a couple of hundred turned up early to watch the Under-18s. Usually the youth games clash with the first team rather than running mostly in sync with them, so it is nice to see supporters getting a glimpse of this team.
You’d expect more to filter in as they arrive for the main event too. The youngsters and academy coaches often talk up the experience of playing in this stadium in front of a crowd, so it should be beneficial for all.