Rafael Benítez takes to the touchline for his first match in charge at Chelsea, and, to the surprise of no one, selects Fernando Torres to start. Will we see an instant resurrection of Torres's talent under the reign of Rafa?
Meanwhile, Roberto Mancini has taken super sub Edin Dzeko off the bench and put him up front with Sergio Aguero. He's chosen to stay away from his Champions League favored back three, however.
Chelsea Starting XI: Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Petr Cech; Ashley Cole, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic, Cesar Azpilicueta; John Obi Mikel, Ramires; Eden Hazard, Oscar, Juan Mata; Fernando Torres
Substitutes (from): Ross Turnbull, Paulo Ferreira, Gary Cahill, Ryan Bertrand, Oriol Romeu, Marko Marin, Victor Moses.
Manchester City Starting XI (4-4-2): Joe Hart; Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany, Matija Nastasic, Aleksander Kolarov; David Silva, Gareth Barry, Yaya Toure, James Milner; Edin Dzeko, Sergio Aguero
Substitutes (from): Costel Pantilimon, Maicon, Samir Nasri, Javi Garcia, Kolo Toure, Carlos Tevez, Mario Balotelli