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The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.
The ball is delivered by James Milner.
Corner taken by James Milner from the right by-line.
Gonzalez Jesus Navas produces a cross.
Caution for Jonathan Walters.
Yaya Toure fouled by Jonathan Walters, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Matija Nastasic on Peter Crouch.
Clearance by Gonzalez Jesus Navas.
Erik Pieters restarts play with the free kick.
Alvaro Negredo concedes a free kick for a foul on Marko Arnautovic.
Free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.
James Milner concedes a free kick for a foul on Geoff Cameron.
Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
Unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by James Milner results in a free kick.
Centre by James Milner.
Aleksandar Kolarov takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Ireland on Aleksandar Kolarov.
Yaya Toure restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alvaro Negredo by Marc Wilson.
Peter Crouch joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kenwyne Jones.
Pablo Zabaleta delivers the ball.
Ryan Shawcross challenges Sergio Aguero unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Gonzalez Jesus Navas comes on in place of Samir Nasri.
Kenwyne Jones takes a shot and goes over the bar.
Clearance made by Matija Nastasic.
Alvaro Negredo takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.
Marko Arnautovic comes on in place of Charlie Adam.
Clearance by Aleksandar Kolarov.
Clearance by Matija Nastasic.
Clearance by Pablo Zabaleta.
Robert Huth makes a clearance.
Charlie Adam takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Joe Hart prevents the goal.
Samir Nasri crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Erik Pieters challenges James Milner unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Samir Nasri.
Aleksandar Kolarov delivers the ball.
Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Shawcross by Stevan Jovetic.
Erik Pieters delivers the ball.
Foul by Francisco Javi Garcia on Kenwyne Jones, free kick awarded.
Foul by Kenwyne Jones on Francisco Javi Garcia, free kick awarded.
Free kick taken by Erik Pieters.
Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Steven Nzonzi on Yaya Toure, free kick awarded.
Shot by Stevan Jovetic cleared the net.
The ball is sent over by Geoff Cameron.
Clearance by James Milner.
Free kick taken by Charlie Adam.
Pablo Zabaleta restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Robert Huth on Alvaro Negredo, free kick awarded.
The second half kicks off.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
Ryan Shawcross fouled by Alvaro Negredo, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Matthew Etherington.
Aleksandar Kolarov has an effort direct from the free kick that flies over the crossbar.
Foul by Robert Huth on Stevan Jovetic, free kick awarded.
Charlie Adam takes a shot. Joe Hart safely holds on.
Stevan Jovetic has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Pablo Zabaleta manages to make a clearance.
Geoff Cameron delivers the ball.
Aleksandar Kolarov makes a clearance.
Matija Nastasic makes a clearance.
Matthew Etherington sends in a cross.
Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Joe Hart parries the effort to safety.
Shot by Charlie Adam. Matija Nastasic gets a block in.
Marc Wilson makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Samir Nasri by Geoff Cameron.
Jonathan Walters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov.
Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Samir Nasri.
Centre by Aleksandar Kolarov.
Clearance made by Francisco Javi Garcia.
Jack Rodwell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi.
Kenwyne Jones fouled by Francisco Javi Garcia, the ref awards a free kick.
Jack Rodwell makes a clearance.
Foul by Charlie Adam on James Milner, free kick awarded.
Francisco Javi Garcia manages to make a clearance.
Header at goal by Jonathan Walters misses left of the target.
Shot by Stevan Jovetic. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.
Clearance made by Marc Wilson.
Marc Wilson takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
The ball is swung over by Marc Wilson.
Samir Nasri takes a shot. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.
The referee blows for offside.
James Milner sends in a cross.
Aleksandar Kolarov manages to make a clearance.
Matija Nastasic manages to make a clearance.
The referee gets the game started.
Hughes bears no grudge
Mark Hughes pits his in-form Stoke side against former team Manchester City on Saturday insisting he bears no grudge against the club who ruthlessly dumped him nearly four years ago.
The Potters boss was sacked by City's current hierarchy in December 2009 despite a respectable record at the Etihad Stadium, to be replaced by a higher-profile manager in Roberto Mancini.
Spells at Fulham and QPR came and went without notable success before the Welshman took the reins at the Britannia Stadium.
His tenure began with a narrow defeat by Liverpool in the Barclays Premier League opener but wins over West Ham and Crystal Palace have ensured life in Staffordshire has begun on a positive note.
And the 49-year-old maintains he has no reason to seek revenge when his old club come to town this weekend.
"I enjoyed my time at Manchester City," he said. "Yes, it was difficult as it was a big time of change for the club, but I think I can look back upon my time there and be pleased with what we achieved.
"The season that I got the sack we had lost two games in 17, so it wasn't too bad.
"The owners wanted to make a change and bring in their own man, though, and that is football I guess."
Kenwyne Jones, Glenn Whelan and Jonathan Walters picked up knocks during the recent World Cup qualifiers and international friendlies - but Hughes has confirmed that all three are in contention to feature.
Deadline-day acquisitions Marko Arnautovic and Stephen Ireland could feature, with Marc Muniesa (groin) the only definite absentee.
City captain Vincent Kompany (groin) and playmaker David Silva (thigh) miss out.
Left-back Gael Clichy has also been ruled out with a minor knock while fellow defenders Micah Richards (hamstring) and Martin Demichelis (knee) are sidelined.
Striker Stevan Jovetic's involvement for Montenegro during the recent international break was curtailed by a hamstring problem but he is in contention to make his debut.
City manager Manuel Pellegrini wants to celebrate his 60th birthday in style - with victories in Stoke and the Czech city of Plzen.
City's new Chilean boss reaches the personal landmark on Monday, the day before his side open their Champions League campaign against Viktoria Plzen.
Prior to that they travel to the Britannia Stadium in the Barclays Premier League and back-to-back wins would put Pellegrini in the best mood for the upcoming derby clash with champions Manchester United.
Pellegrini said: "The best way to celebrate is to win against Stoke and then next Tuesday against Plzen in the Champions League, then we have the whole week to celebrate before we play against Manchester United."
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