CONFIRMED: Manchester City line-up v Bayern – Silva, Garcia and Dzeko start

Here is the Manchester City line-up for this evening’s Champions League match against Bayern Munich.

Starting XI: Hart, Kolarov, Lescott, Demichelis, Richards, Fernandinho, Garcia, Milner, Silva, Navas, Dzeko

Subs: Pantilimon, Kompany, Zabaleta, Negredo, Aguero, Rodwell, Boyata

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini may already have prioritised the upcoming league match against Arsenal over this evening’s game against the European champions, but expect City to be up for revenge.

Bayern Munich dismantled the Blues at the Etihad earlier this season, and despite a number of injuries and suspensions, the players on show will be hoping to even the score.

With both sides already through, this could be something of a damp squib. But with the talent on show we doubt it. An emphatic victory for the visitors could even see them leapfrog Bayern at the top of Group D.

Yaya Toure is suspended for City, while Stevan Jovetic, Matija Nastasic and Gael Clichy are all injured. But Pellegrini has more than enough talent to cover for their absence and still give Pep Guardiola’s men a game.

What do you think the result will be this evening?

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