Carlos Tevez starts up front for City, with Samir Nasri, Sergio Aguero and David Silva making up the trio of attackers behind him. Wigan, meanwhile, continue with Roger Espinoza, who scored a great volley in his last outing, at left-back, with Callum McManaman in the front three alone with Arouna Kona and Shaun Maloney. Surprisingly, there is also a place for Manchester United loanee Angelo Henriquez on the bench.
Manchester City starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Joe Hart; Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany (c), Matija Nastasic, Gael Clichy; Yaya Toure, Gareth Barry; Samir Nasri, Sergio Aguero, David Silva; Carlos Tevez.
Wigan Athletic starting line-up (4-3-3): Joel Robles; Emerson Boyce, Antolin Alcaraz, Paul Scharner, Roger Espinoza; James McCarthy, Jordi Gomez, James McArthur; Callum McManaman, Arouna Kone, Shaun Maloney.