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Watch Live: West Ham United vs. Manchester City (lineups and discuss)


Manchester City’s Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (C) celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal with Manchester City’s Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo (L) and Manchester City’s French midfielder Samir Nasri (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on September 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or live services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)

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What a game this should be down at Upton Park, as West Ham United host Manchester City (12:30pm ET, watch live on NBC on online via NBC Sports Live Extra) in a massive game in East London

In terms of the teams news, Manuel Pellegrini has decided to start with an entirely different defense, as City look for their first road win of the PL season.

Micah Richards returns after a long-term injury, while Javi Garcia also comes into the backline.

As for West Ham United, they remain unchanged after the impressive 3-0 win against Tottenham last time out. They don’t have much cover on the bench, but with Noble, Morrison and Nolan likely to flood forward from midfield.


West Ham Untied: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Rat, Tomkins, Reid, Noble, Morrison, Diame, Vaz Te, Downing, Nolan (c).

Manchester City: Hart, Richards, Nastasic, Garcia, Clichy, Fernandinho, Toure (c), Nasri, Silva, Aguero, Negredo.

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