Manchester City vs Hull City
Carling Cup Quarterfinal
Date: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Kick-off: 7:45 p.m. GMT
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester
TV Info: beIN SPORTS / FuboTV
Live Stream: beIN SPORTS USA
With the so-called-big Premier League teams apart from Liverpool are already out of the competition, Manchester City have a great chance to reclaim the Capital One Cup they won in 2014. The Citizens are only three wins away from doing it, but first they must beat Hull City in the quarter-final of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.
City will enjoying the advantage of playing in front of home supporters but Hull City are no pushovers. They arrive in Manchester on the back of an excellent run of form.
Steve Bruce’s side has already knocked out Swansea and Leicester in previous rounds and are capable of pulling another shock result at the Etihad. Anything can happen within the course of 90 minutes.
City are coming into this fixture on the back of 3-1 victory over Southampton on Saturday. It was their first win in the last four games. On the other hand, Hull City lost to Derby County on Friday, which was their first defeat in the last 14 games.
Manchester City vs Hull City: Team News
David Dilva could make his first start in nearly two months. Joe Hart is still injured, while key players like Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany, Eliaquim Mangala and Samir Nasri are all out of this game.
Former Tottenham defender Michael Dawson remains absent with a hamstring injury, while Hull City have defender Andy Robertson back after a one-match ban.
Manchester City vs Hull City: Possible Lineup
Probable City starting lineup: Caballero; Sagna, Otamendi, Demichelis, Clichy; Fernando, Delph; Navas, Iheanacho, Silva; Bony.
Predicted Hull City starting XI: McGregor; Elmohamady, Maguire, Davies, Odubajo; Huddlestone, Livermore; Clucas, Diame, Maloney; Hernandez.
Key Stats: Manchester City vs Hull City
Man City have lost only once in last nine meetings with Hull City
Hull City have never made it past round four of the League Cup before this season.
Stats taken from BBC.
Prediction: Manchester City 3-0 Hull City