Man City v FC Porto (17:00 GMT)

Yaya Toure (credit: Getty Images)
Manchester City v FC Porto
UEFA Europa League Last 32, Second Leg (agg 2-1)
Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 17:00 GMT kick-off

Teams:

Man City: Hart, Richards, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Barry, De Jong, Nasri, Toure Yaya, Silva, Aguero.

Subs: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Milner, Pizarro, Dzeko, Savic, Balotelli.

FC Porto: Helton, Maicon, Rolando, Alex Sandro, Otamendi, Gonzalez, Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez, Fernando, Varela, Hulk.

Subs: Bracali, Cristian Rodriguez, Kleber, Djalma, Sapunaru, Defour, Podstawski.

Preview:

Man City play host to Porto this evening in the second leg of their Europa League last 32 tie.

Manchester City, who lead 2-1 from the first-leg, have no injury concerns ahead of kick-off.

Midfielder Yaya Toure returned in last week's fixture in Porto after returning from the African Cup of Nations and could start, while Mario Balotelli also featured after a domestic suspension and may also start.

Striker Carlos Tevez, who has returned to the club from his self-imposed exile in Argentina, and Owen Hargreaves, are not registered to play in the competition.

Porto travel to the Etihad Stadium without Uruguay international Alvaro Pereira, who is suspended, while defenders Danilo and Eliaquim Mangala are ruled out through injury.

Under-17 captain Tomas Podstawski has been included in the squad.

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