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MATCH PREVIEW: Essential info ahead of City v Aston Villa

MATCH PREVIEW: Essential info ahead of City v Aston Villa

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of our Carabao Cup fourth round tie with the Saints...

Where and When

The match kicks off at 19:45 BST on  Tuesday 29 October at the Etihad Stadium.

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TICKETS: Tickets available from £1 U18’s and £10 Adults.

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The match will not be broadcast live in the UK - but you can keep up to date with all the action in our matchday centre here on mancity.com or via our Twitter: @ManCity.

You can also catch the game in full on Man City for TV within 24 hours of the final whistle.

For those fans living outside the UK, you can find out where you can watch the game around the globe courtesy of livesoccertv.com.

Team News


Oleksandr Zinchenko and Rodrigo are sidelined for the next month.

Fernandinho, dismissed against Aston Villa,, is suspended for this game.

Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte remain long-term absentees.


Ryan Bertrand, sent off against Leicester City in the Premier League,is suspended for this game

Moussa Djenepo and Cedric Soares are injured.

Ilkay Gundogan Preview

“It’s all about staying in a rhythm and obviously, we don’t want to go out of this competition.

“We want to stay involved in this cup for as long as possible and we will perform as well as we can against Southampton and that is our target.

“It’s up to the manager to choose 11 fit and ready players and then it’s all about us all doing our jobs.

“We have won our last three games since the international break and we want to keep that momentum going.”

Match Officials

Referee: Jonathan Moss

Simon Bennett and Edward Smart

Fourth Official: Darren Bond

Last time out

City overcame Aston Villa's resistance to triumph 3-0 thanks to goal from Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Ilkay Gundogan.

GERMAN EFFICIENCY: Ilkay Gundogan bags the third with a wonderful piece of technique



Extended highlights: City v Aston Villa

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