Javi Garcia scored on his Manchester City debut to rescue a point for his side against Stoke at the Britannia.
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Venue: Britannia Stadium
Date: Saturday, 15 September
Kick off: 15:00
1-0 Peter Crouch 15′
1-1 Javi García 35′
Stoke have never lost to Manchester City at the Britannia Stadium during the Premier League era (W1, D3).
Manchester City’s last win at Stoke was a 1-0 success in January 1999, when Gerard Wiekens scored the only goal of the game in a third-tier fixture.
The two clubs met on this date during the 1934-35 season, with Manchester City prevailing 3-1.
Stoke have only lost one of their last 11 home games against the teams who finished in last season’s top six (W3, D7, L1).
The Potters have drawn six of their last seven Premier League games.
Stoke have lost only two home league matches this calendar year, against West Brom and Sunderland.
Michael Owen’s first home goal for previous club Manchester United was the 96th-minute winner in a 4-3 triumph over Manchester City in September 2009.
It’s seven years since Owen last assisted a goal in the Premier League (17 December 2005 v West Ham).
This game is being played on Roberto Mancini’s 1,000th day in charge of Manchester City.
City have won eight of their last nine Premier League matches.
Dating back to last season, Mancini’s side have conceded seven goals in their last four games.
Yaya Toure has averaged 99 passes per game so far this season – a league high. No single Stoke player has yet to make 99 passes in total.