Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini would've been thankful he heavily rotated his team for the Capital One Cup game over Newcastle United in midweek, as it took until after extra time before they finally secured victory. They should, therefore, be positively bursting with energy for their game at home to Norwich City on Saturday, with the hosts strong favourites for the win.
City will be hoping to bounce back from their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea last weekend, which left them six points adrift of the top of the table. With Norwich currently in the relegation zone, that shouldn't be a problem. Despite an impressive summer transfer campaign, Chris Hughton's side have only won twice in the Premier League so far this season.
For this match, they'll be without a few regular faces in Alexander Tettey, Elliott Bennett and Robert Snodgrass. For City, Stevan Jovetić is out with a calf problem sustained in midweek, while captain Vincent Kompany's absence could continue with his thigh injury -- though with the Canaries being the joint-lowest scorers in the division, that's a bit less of a concern.
Manchester City injuries and suspensions
Out: Stevan Jovetić (calf). In doubt: Vincent Kompany (thigh).
Norwich City injuries and suspensions
Out: Alexander Tettey (ankle), Elliott Bennett (knee), Robert Snodgrass (head). In doubt: None.
Match Date/Time: Saturday, 3 p.m. local, 11 a.m. ET
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
TV: Premier League Extra Time, DirecTV (U.S.), TSN2 (Canada)
Online: NBC Sports Live Extra (U.S.)