Sidelined: City skipper Toure
Manchester City manager Mark Hughes will be without Kolo Toure and Martin Petrov for the Carling Cup match against Scunthorpe.
Toure and Petrov are suffering from heel and knee injuries respectively while Roque Santa Cruz remains doubtful for the fourth round match with tonsilitis.
Wayne Bridge is expected to recover from a knee problem and Pablo Zabaleta is available again after missing the draw against Fulham because of a one-match ban.
Provisional squad: Given, Taylor, Zabaleta, Richards, Lescott, Bridge, Sylvinho, Garrido, De Jong, Barry, Johnson, Wright-Phillips, Ireland, Weiss, Vidal, Bellamy, Santa Cruz, Tevez, Adebayor, Kompany, Ball.
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