Man City's Sterling doubtful for English League Cup final

The German defender, who played under Neville at Valencia, failed to deal with Claudio Bravo's long kick, allowing Aguero to get goal side of him and nudge him out of the way.

"I think it's a game we have to try to enjoy the most, it's a final".

"I will still go for Arsenal because I want them to win so badly", Wright told Sky Sports. We've done it before, why not do it again?

Aaron Ramsey has won his fight to be fit for Sunday's Wembley showdown. Today I give everything for Arsenal, I like to be successful here, but you start to contemplate every alternative depending on each situation.

If they do beat Manchester City, it could be the catalyst to spur Arsenal on to try and get a top-four spot.

For City, Raheem Sterling is doubtful after picking up a muscle injury against Basel in the Champions League, and Fabian Delph is suspended thanks to his red card during their game against Wigan. And City have been given a boost by the return to fitness of Gabriel Jesus after nearly two months out with a knee injury.

Guardiola is bidding to win his first trophy for Manchester City. It's a new era for the Citizens, but it was sealed by an old guard who have all been there and done it before with the club (with 950 appearances between them). Or perhaps they have learned how to win in these do-or-die Wembley showpieces.

Seven minutes later, City scored their third goal when Danilo played David Silva through on goal with a sublime pass and he duly finished with a precise shot into the corner of the net, 3-0. The League Cup, which has been rejected by some clubs, does hold great memories for former players.

"The team is stable, it's been stable all season".

Arsene Wenger had the last laugh in their first ever meeting in the English FA Cup as his side ran out with a 2-1 win.

Guardiola bemoaned the "wasted energy" of the League Cup earlier in the season.

By the time their 2007 final against Arsenal rolled around, Essien, Mikel and Kalou had been added to Jose Mourinho's magnificent squad, although Chelsea didn't have it all their own way as Arsenal held on for over an hour after Drogba had cancelled out Theo Walcott's opener.

Winger Leroy Sane suffered ankle ligament damage at Cardiff City last month after being fouled by Joe Bennett, while Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon was fortunate not to see a red card for a late tackle on Kevin De Bruyne in a league match in December. Yet what separates this City side from many other high octane attacks is that they retain the balance at the opposite end of the field, their tally of just 20 goals conceded making them the second-best defence in England behind crosstown rivals United (19 goals conceded).

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