Manchester City XI vs Brighton: Confirmed team news and lineup – Foden starts; Sterling, Jesus on the bench – Evening Standard

Manchester City XI vs Brighton: Confirmed team news and lineup – Foden starts; Sterling, Jesus on the bench – Evening Standard

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anchester City look back to their imperious best as they prepare to host Brighton at the Etihad this evening. 

A comfortable 3-0 victory over Birmingham in the FA Cup was their sixth in a row across all competitions.

Ederson returns after recovering from coronavirus, while John Stones also comes back in. Ilkay Gundogan remained on the bench for the FA Cup third round tie so starts here.

Bernardo Silva’s two goals earn him another start along with Riyad Mahrez.

Man City XI: Ederson, Joao Cancelo, Stones, Dias, Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Gundogan, Mahrez, De Bruyne, Foden

Subs: Walker, Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Steffen, Torres, Mendy, Fernandinho, Harwood-Bellis, Mbete

Brighton XI: Sanchez, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Veltman, White, Propper, Bernardo, Tau, Mac Allister, Trossard

Subs: Maupay, Gross, March, Zeqiri, Walton, Sanders, Khadra, Jenks, Weir