CHRIS Hughton made two changes to his side to face his former team Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Into the starting eleven came Bradley Johnson and Nathan Redmond in place of Johan Elmander and Robert Snodgrass.
CITY: Ruddy, Martin, Turner, R. Bennett, Olsson, Johnson, Fer, Howson, Redmond, Pilkington, Hooper. Subs: Nash, Whittaker, Bassong, Hoolahan, Elmander, Becchio, Josh Murphy.
NEWCASTLE: Krul, Yanga-Mbiwa, Coloccini, Williamson, Santon, Sissoko, Cabaye, Tiote, Gouffran, Shola Ameobi, Remy. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Anita, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Ben Arfa, Cisse.