Predicted Manchester City and Hull City line-ups

Match to be played on Saturday 7th February 2015 at 15:00. Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Manchester City will be looking to return to winning ways today when they take on Hull City at home in the Premier League.

The defending English champions will head into the game at the Etihad Stadium on the back of a 1-1 draw with Chelsea away from home in London.

The draw at Stamford Bridge followed a disappointing 2-0 home defeat to Championship outfit Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are going through a bad spell at the moment, having not won a single competitive game in four after kicking off 2015 with two successive victories.

However, the Citizens will be heavy favourites to win against a Hull side who are struggling for survival in the Premier League at the moment.

The Tigers are currently third from bottom in the league table with 19 points from 23 matches, just a point behind 17th-placed Burnley.

Hull have lost all of their last four competitive matches, conceding nine goals and scoring none in the process.

It promises to be an interesting game of football at the Etihad Stadium, and this is how the two teams could line up this afternoon.

Predicted line-ups:

Manchester City XI: Hart; Sagna, Demichelis, Kompany, Clichy; Fernando, Fernandinho; Milner, Silva, Nasri; Aguero

Hull City XI: McGregor; Elmohamady, Dawson, Davies, Robertson; Ramirez, Livermore, Huddlestone, Meyler; Hernandez, Jelavic

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