Manchester City will hope to gain more consistency in the Premier League by snatching a home win over Sunderland on Saturday.
welcome Manchester City to the Etihad Stadium this weekend following their Champions League exploits in midweek. Sunderland
The English champions have had an inconsistent start to the campaign, recording one win and two draws in their last league meetings, while the Black Cats will be hoping to get a winning run underway following their
1-0 victory over Wigan Athletic last weekend. could recall Roberto Mancini to the starting lineup after the Argentina international sat out of last night's Carlos Tevez 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund. , David Silva and Yaya Toure could sit just behind Tevez in the starting lineup, while Sergio Aguero could drop to the bench. Edin Dzeko
is expected to keep Martin O'Neill , who has scored five in his last four appearances for the Black Cats, up front, with Steven Fletcher providing support. Stephane Sessegnon Recent form: Man City: DWDDW Sunderland: DDDDW Possible lineups: Man City: Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy; Garcia, Barry; Silva, Toure, Aguero; Tevez Sunderland: Mignolet; Gardner, O'Shea, Bramble, Rose; Johnson, Larsson, Colback, McClean; Stephane; Fletcher Sports Mole says: 2-0
Match Analysis: Manchester City 1-1 Borussia Dortmund