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Demichelis returns to City side to face Hull

ESPN staff
March 15, 2014

Martin Demichelis starts for Manchester City in the Premier League clash against Hull City at the KC Stadium.

Demichelis, who was suspended for the Champions League last-16 tie against Barcelona in midweek, partners captain Vincent Kompany at the back and takes the place of Joleon Lescott, who was at fault for Lionel Messi's strike in Europe as City exited the competition.

Edin Dzeko starts in place of the injured Sergio Aguero, with City looking to bounce back from Champions League and FA Cup exits in the space of a week.

Hull City starting XI: McGregor, Rosenior, Elmohamady, Figueroa, Chester, Davies, Huddlestone, Meyler, Livermore, Jelavic, Long.

Substitutes: Harper, Bruce, Koren, Fryatt, Boyd, Sagbo, Aluko

Man City starting XI:Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Garcia, Fernandinho, Toure, Nasri, Silva, Dzeko.

Substitutes: Pantilimon, Lescott, Navas, Milner, Kolarov, Rodwell, Negredo.

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