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Wednesday 11/1 to shock holders City

ESPN staff
September 23, 2014
Manchester City claimed their first trophy under Manuel Pellegrini in the League Cup last season © Getty Images

Manchester City begin their League Cup defence at home to Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow with Manuel Pellegrini surely set to rest some of his first team stars.

It's been a testing week for City, with Pellegrini's side battling to a vital 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday after a 1-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in their Champions League opener in midweek.

That will surely pave the way for Pellegrini to hand some of his fringe players minutes and Wednesday, who have started brightly and sit sixth in the Championship, may fancy their chances of a shock at the Etihad Stadium.

With City's neighbours and rivals Manchester United already stunned at MK Dons in the previous round, could another upset be on the cards? If you think so, you can get an away win at 11/1 with bet365.

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