Saturday, January 30, 2010

Watch Manchester City Vs Portsmouth live

Manchester City (6th)

Manchester City will want to bounce back from their Carling Cup semi-final disappointment against a Portsmouth side still rooted to the foot of the Barclays Premier League.

Man City team news

Manchester City's Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure will be available against Portsmouth after returning from the African Nations Cup.

Former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira remains sidelined with a calf injury but could face Hull City a week on Saturday.

Benjani Mwaruwari is unlikely to feature on Sunday as the striker has been linked with a move to Sunderland, while Robinho has joined Santos on loan.

Portsmouth team news

Portsmouth manager Avram Grant is set to welcome midfielder Jamie O'Hara back into his side.

O'Hara has returned to Fratton Park on loan from Tottenham until the end of the season.

Pompey are still waiting for Kanu, Nadir Belhadj and Hassan Yebda to return from the African Nations Cup.

Tommy Smith (groin) and Papa Bouba Diop (hamstring) are both doubts for the Eastlands match, while David Nugent is back after his loan spell at Burnley ended.


Man City: Given, Taylor, Zabaleta, Richards, Boyata, Onuoha, Toure, Sylvinho, Garrido, Trippier, Wright-Phillips, Kompany, De Jong, Barry, Ibrahim, Bellamy, Petrov, Tevez, Adebayor.

Portsmouth: James, Mokoena, Mullins, Vanden Borre, Piquionne, Ben-Haim, Brown, Wilson, Hreidarsson, Boateng, Diop, Finnan, Utaka, Webber, Nugent, Smith, Hughes, Ashdown.

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