LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Manchester City named a very strong starting line-up, with Sergio Aguero returning for today Capital One Cup final clash with Sunderland at Wembley Stadium.
Fit-again, striker Aguero is back after a month out of action with a hamstring injury. He will partner Edin Dzeko in the attack.
Starting as well for Manchester City are David Silva, Fernandinho, Samir Nasri, Yaya Toure, and Martin Demichelis, while Joe Hart is on the bench and Costel Pantilimon starts.
For Sunderland, they make three changes from the side that was hammered 4-1 at Arsenal in the league, with Wes Brown, Lee Cattermole and Seb Larsson all starting today.
Manchester City v Sunderland
Manchester City: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Kolarov, Nasri, Toure, Fernandinho, Silva, Dzeko, Aguero. Subs: Hart, Lescott, Milner, Negredo, Javi Garcia, Jesus Navas, Clichy.
Sunderland: Mannone, Bardsley, Brown, O’Shea, Alonso, Ki, Larsson, Cattermole, Colback, Johnson, Borini. Subs: Gardner, Fletcher, Celustka, Giaccherini, Vergini, Scocco, Ustari.
Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)