Manchester City will look to make it six wins in six Premier League matches on the season against West Ham United. But will City be able to overcome the loss of their captain and the resulting instability in the back four? Or will West Ham ruin the perfect start of Manuel Pellegrini’s side?
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While not believed to be a long term concern, a calf injury picked up by Vincent Kompany will keep him out of this match as well as the midweek League Cup match against Sunderland.
As a result, Nicolas Otamendi will start along with Eliaquim Mangala in the center of the Manchester City defense, a tandem that conceded Alvaro Morata’s winner at the Etihad for Juventus in Tuesday’s Champions League opener.