Team News: Vincent Kompany starts for Manchester City

Vincent Kompany
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Having won his appeal against a red card, Vincent Kompany starts for Manchester City against Norwich City.

Captain Vincent Kompany has been included in the Manchester City starting lineup for this afternoon's home encounter against Fulham.

The Belgian international has only been made available following his successful appeal against the red card that he received against Arsenal last time out.

Meanwhile, Carlos Tevez and Edin Dzeko will continue their partnership up front.

Visiting Fulham have recalled former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, while Bryan Ruiz will offer support to the Bulgarian.

Man City: Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy; Garcia, Barry, Milner, Silva; Tevez, Dzeko

Fulham: Riether; Hughes, Hangeland, Richardson; Duff, Sidwell, Karagounis, Dejagah, Ruiz; Berbatov

City boss Roberto Mancini in the dugout against Sunderland on Boxing Day 2012
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