Game Thread: Blackburn @ Manchester City

HARRISON NJ - JULY 23: Goalkeeper Joe Hart #12 of Manchester City looks on during action against Sporting Lisbon in the Barclays New York Challenge July 23 2010 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison New Jersey. Sporting Lisbon won 2-0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Manchester City welcome Blackburn Rovers to Eastlands today in the fourth match of the English Premier League season. City sit in 8th, Blackburn 14th. All three points are a must for the Blues today. There's a chance they'll be without both Carlos Tevez and Emmanuel Adebayor, so their goal scoring hopes might ride on...Jo. Yes, Jo. He has not started an EPL match in over two years. 

Read your game preview and discuss the match with your fellow fans below.

City lines up as follows:

Goal: Joe Hart

Defense: Joleon Lescott, Kolo Toure, Vincent Kompany, Micah Richards

Midfield: Shaun Wright-Phillips, Patrick Vieira, Yaya Toure, Adam Johnson, James Milner

Forward: Carlos Tevez

Substitutes: Shay Given, Pablo Zabaleta, Roque Santa Cruz, Jo, David Silva, Gareth Barry, Dedryck Boyata

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