Predicted West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City line-ups

Match to be played on Friday 26th December 2014 at 15:00. Venue: The Hawthorns, West Bromwich.

Manchester City will be looking to kick off the festive period with victory over West Bromwich Albion away from home in the Premier League on Boxing Day.

The Citizens will head into the clash at The Hawthorns placed second in the league table with 39 points from 17 matches, just three points behind leaders Chelsea.

Manuel Pellegrini’s City have won their last eight competitive matches and will be confident of a comprehensive win against West Brom.

The Baggies are struggling at the moment and find themselves just two points above the relegation zone in 15th place at Christmas.

West Brom will head into the match on Boxing Day on the back of a 3-2 away defeat to Queens Park Rangers in a match which they led by two goals.

Predicted line-ups:

West Bromwich Albion: Foster; Wisdom, McAuley, Lescott, Pocognoli; Morrison, Dorrans, Sessegnon, Gardner, Varela; Ideye

Manchester City: Hart; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov; Toure, Fernandinho; Navas, Silva, Nasri; Milner

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