Official lineups for today’s early Premier League kickoff.
Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have officially confirmed their starting lineups for today’s early Premier League kickoff at the Etihad Stadium.
The home side have dropped Yaya Toure to the bench and instead name Frank Lampard in their starting eleven after a fine recent run of form from the veteran midfielder, while Edin Dzeko is only on the bench as Sergio Aguero starts alone upfront.
TEAM NEWS @MCFC: Hart, Clichy, Demichelis, Kompany (C), Sagna, Milner, Lampard, Fernando, Navas, Silva, Aguero
— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) October 18, 2014
Tottenham name Roberto Soldado alone upfront instead of Emmanuel Adebayor, with an attacking midfield trio of Nacer Chadli, Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela behind him, while youngster Ryan Mason continues alongside Etienne Capoue in a defensive midfield role.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 18, 2014