How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Wigan

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How Manchester City Will Line Up Against Wigan
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Having romped to a 4-1 win over local rivals Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City side face a quick turnaround as they welcome Championship club Wigan Athletic to the Etihad Stadium for a League Cup tie on Tuesday evening in a repeat of last year's FA Cup final.

City host Wigan, who, thanks to a late Ben Watson goal, beat them 1-0 at Wembley back in May, but who now find themselves under the guidance of Owen Coyle following relegation and the departure of Roberto Martinez in the summer. Both sides will be playing their first English cup game of the season, due to their respective obligations in the Champions League (City) and Europa League (Wigan).

Being played little more than 48 hours after their success in the derby, the Premier League side are expected to make wholesale changes to their starting XI. As such, here's a look at how the Citizens will line up against the Latics:

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