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Yaya Toure celebrate after giving Man City the lead against Stoke

Manchester City 1 Stoke City 0 match report: Yaya Touré pounces late to keep City in title hunt

Ivorian midfielder keeps City hot on the tail of leaders Chelsea thanks to late winner

Mark Hughes believes his Stoke side have enough talent to mount a realistic Capital One Cup assault

Manchester City v Stoke City: Mark Hughes says Stoke face 'huge task', despite facing Gunners in aftermath of Champions League defeat

The Potters boss has pointed to Arsenal's fine home record this season

Manuel Pellegrini makes a gesture from the sideline

Premier League: Manchester City v Stoke City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at the Etihad

Fernandinho v Charlie Adam: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester City and Stoke City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Etihad Stadium

Manchester City v Stoke City preview: Team strengths, tactics and stats

Check out all the vital statistics ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 19 February 2014

Demichelis sent-off as Barça crush City

Mario Balotelli has scored six goals for Italy during their qualifying campaign
New head coach Garry Monk applauds the fans

Stoke City v Swansea City: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Britannia

A view of Goodison Park

Charlie Adam v Jonathan de Guzman: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Stoke City and Swansea City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' midfielders ahead of this week's Premier League meeting at the Britannia Stadium

Fulham will be wary of Daniel Sturridge

Premier League preview: A look at all the vital statistics ahead of this week's games, including Arsenal v Manchester United

Every team is in action this week with Fulham hosting Liverpool and Tottenham travelling to Newcastle. Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of the matches

Asmir Begovic scored the last time Southampton played Stoke

Premier League: Southampton v Stoke match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at St Mary’s

Juan Mata during Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Stoke on Saturday

Stoke 2 Manchester United 1: Juan Mata claims United deserved to win and feels the wind was to blame at the Britannia Stadium

Mata was making his second appearance for United since his £37.1m move but admits the side need a change in luck if they are to recover this season

Manchester United players react after a chance goes begging against Stoke

Manchester United have lost that fear of failure that Stoke City manager Mark Hughes knew as a player

United lost 2-1 to Stoke City just when they hoped their fortunes were changing

Stoke 2 Manchester United 1 match report: Charlie Adam double pops David Moyes’ bubble

The United manager sees another record go, with their first defeat at Stoke in 30 years

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