Manchester City Vs. Arsenal, 2011 Premier League: Lineups

Manchester City are looking to bounce back from their first loss of the season by dispatching Champions League hopefuls Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium, and based on their home form so far this year it'd be surprising if that was particularly problematic. Samir Nasri, a Gunner until earlier this season, has the chance to rub some salt in the wounds of his former employers - he starts to the left of Sergio Aguero in City's 4-2-3-1 - although it's David Silva one would imagine Arsenal's all-centre-back defence will be focusing on.

Manchester City lineup (4-2-3-1): Joe Hart; Pablo Zabaleta, Kolo Toure, Vincent Kompany, Micah Richards; Gareth Barry, Yaya Toure; Samir Nasri, Sergio Aguero, David Silva; Mario Balotelli.

Substitutes from: Stefan Savic, Costal Pantilimon, Edin Dzeko, Adam Johnson, James Milner, Nigel de Jong, Joleon Lescott.

Arsenal lineup (4-3-3): Wojciech Szczesny; Thomas Vermaelen, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Johan Djourou; Mikel Arteta, Alex Song, Aaron Ramsey; Gervinho, Robin van Persie, Theo Walcott.

Substitutes from: Ignasi Miquel, Emmanuel Frimpong, Marouane Chamakh, Andrei Arshavin, Yossi Benayoun, Manuel Almunia, Tomas Rosicky.

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