Confirmed: Manchester City vs Stoke City line-ups - three changes from Liverpool win

Here is how Manchester City and Stoke City will line up for this today's match at the Etihad Stadium...

Manchester City starting XI: Hart; Sagna, Kompany (C), Demichelis, Kolarov; Nasri, Fernando, Yaya Toure, Silva; Jovetic, Aguero

Substitutes: Caballero, Clichy, Zabaleta, Fernandinho, Milner, Navas, Dzeko

Stoke City starting XI: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross (c), Wilson, Pieters; Whelan, Nzonzi; Diouf, Walters, Moses; Crouch

Substitutes: Sorensen, Huth, Muniesa, Odemwingie, Arnautovic, Adam, Bojan.

Manchester City will be looking to make it three wins out of three when the take on Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.

Manuel Pellegrini's side followed up the opening day win over Newcastle United with a 3-1 triumph over Liverpool on Monday, and they will once again look to impress the home crowd.

The Chilean has made a few changes from the team that beat Liverpool, with Bacary Sagna, Aleksandar Kolarov and Sergio Aguero coming in for Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Edin Dzeko for the return of former City boss Mark Hughes to the Etihad Stadium.

The Potters have failed to meet expectations so far this term, losing 1-0 to Aston Villa on the opening day before labouring to a 1-1 draw against 10-man Hull City last weekend.

City have been in outstanding form so far this term, and will surely be looking to continue that against Stoke this afternoon.

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