As it happened: Manchester City 2-0 Preston North End
Preston North End travel to the Academy Stadium for their first of two high profile friendlies this week against Manchester clubs, with Manchester City first up.
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LIVE: Man City vs PNE
Last updated: Tuesday, 27 July, 2021, 19:47
The start of a big week...
Pep Guardiola’s men are the first test for PNE this week, before Wigan Athletic and Manchester United later on in the week,
Tests don’t come much tougher than the reigning Premier League champions and Champions League runners up, but they’ve never played Ryan Ledson...
Just Man City, no big deal...
Two footballing greats
PNE Starting XI: PNE: Ripley, Storey, Lindsay, Hughes, van den Berg, Ledson, Whiteman, Potts, Earl, Barkhuizen, Evans.
PNE subs: Hudson, Bauer, Rafferty, Cunningham, Bayliss, Browne, Leigh, Harrop, Sinclair, Thomas, Walker, Maguire, Riis.
The City line up...
Being looked after
Proper side out
Man City do have a number of first team players in tonight’s starting XI, including star from last season Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, club captain Fernandinho, Riyad Mahrez and world champion Benjamin Mendy.
Kick off coming up...
The players are in place ready for tonight’s game!
Off we go!
We’re underway at the Academy Stadium!