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Manchester City's Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony to miss Chelsea clash

Manchester City's Ivorian duo of Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony narrowly advanced at the African Nations Cup.

Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony will miss Manchester City's potential title decider with Chelsea on Saturday after Ivory Coast qualified for the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup.

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The Ivorians' early struggles in Equatorial Guinea offered City the unexpected prospect of having their vice-captain and new signing back ahead of schedule and in time to take on Jose Mourinho's side.

And if Ivory Coast, who had drawn their first two games, had lost to Cameroon, they would have been eliminated,...

 By Ian Holyman

Eliaquim Mangala vows to prove worth at Manchester City

ESPN FC analyst Craig Burley believes Manchester City's loss to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup was deserved as Manuel Pellegrini's side travelled to the Middle East and arrived back far too close to their weekend clash.

Eliaquim Mangala is convinced he will eventually shine at Manchester City despite struggling to settle in his first season in England.

France international Mangala, 23, joined City from Porto in a deal reported to be worth around 32 million pounds in the summer.

However, with competition from Martin Demichelis for the place alongside captain Vincent Kompany at the heart of the City defence, Mangala has struggled to establish himself as first-choice under boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Eliaquim Mangala has had a difficult start to life at the Etihad Stadium.

A hamstring injury...

By ESPN Staff
about an hour ago

Extra Time: Blues to face City without Costa?

Our experts weigh on Diego Costa's potential suspension ahead of the Chelsea and Manchester City clash in Stamford Bridge.

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Burley: Players brainwashed into being 'tired'

Former Chelsea man Craig Burley contends that tired legs will not the problem for Chelsea when they host Manchester City.

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Prem Forecaster: United won't finish top four, City faces must-win vs. CFC

Manchester United faces an uphill climb to finish in the top four and secure a Champions League spot.
Manchester United faces an uphill climb to finish in the top four and secure a Champions League spot.

Welcome to the second edition of Insider's Premier League Forecaster, an end-of-season table projection fueled by ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI), a regression-based algorithm designed to predict soccer matches. SPI simulates the remainder of the season 10,000 times, using the odds of each projected match, with the end result presented in the table below.

If you missed the inaugural version two weeks ago, click here for a primer and the previous table. (Note: The previous table forecast was incorrect due to a projection error. Chelsea, not Manchester City, should have been the projected favorite to win the league leading up to matches Jan. 10.)

With a lull in Premier League action last week due to FA Cup and Capital One Cup matches, in this edition we break down table risers and fallers over the past few weeks and preview what promises to be one of the most important matches of the season: Chelsea versus Manchester City on Saturday.

Here's a look at the latest forecast for all 20 Prem teams, along with breakdowns of the title, Champions League and relegation battles.  

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