Man City Vs Sunderland Highlights
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Venue: Etihad Stadium
Date: Wednesday, 12 February, 2014
Kick off: 19:45 GMT
Manchester City were beaten 1-0 at the Stadium of Light earlier in the season, with Phil Bardsley scoring the winning goal.
Sunderland have a poor record at Manchester City, failing to win away from home since 1998 – nine games without victory (L8 D1) Kevin Phillips scored the winner in a 1-0 win at Maine Road.
Coincidentally, the 1997-98 season was the last time Sunderland did the double over City, Peter Reid’s side making their league bow at the newly-built Stadium of Light with a 3-1 win.
Manchester City have failed to score in successive league games for the first time this season.
Their last run of three Premier League games without scoring was back in February-March 2008.
It’s a year since City last went three league matches without a win.
Defeat by Chelsea in their last match at the Etihad Stadium ended a run of 11 consecutive home wins for Manchester City and 61 league games without failing to score at the Etihad.
City are the division’s top home goalscorers, with 42 goals in 12 games.
Only Liverpool have scored the opening goal in games more frequently – 19 – to City and Arsenal’s 18.
Sunderland are unbeaten in their last six away matches in the league (W3, D3) – having earned only one point in their previous eight away games. They have never gone seven Premier League away matches unbeaten.
The Black Cats have never won in the city of Manchester in the Premier League (D3, L18).
Vito Mannone could become the first goalkeeper to keep two clean sheets against Manchester City this season.
Former Manchester City winger Adam Johnson has been involved in a league-high eight goals so far in this calendar year (six goals, two assists).