Fulham v Man City preview

Fulham defender Fernando Amorebieta could return to first-team action after missing the last three weeks with a hamstring injury.

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Rene Meulensteen: The Fulham boss faces Manchester City at Craven Cottage

Rene Meulensteen: The Fulham boss faces Manchester City at Craven Cottage

However, striker Hugo Rodallega will miss out once again, with the Boxing Day fixture at Norwich pencilled in as his return date from a groin strain.

Rene Meulensteen will also be without defender Brede Hangeland whose back injury will keep him out until the new year.

For the visitors, top scorer Sergio Aguero has been ruled out for up to two months following a calf injury picked up in last weekend's 6-3 win at Arsenal.

Full-back Pablo Zabaleta will also be absent after limping out of Tuesday night's 3-1 League Cup win at Leicester with a hamstring injury.

Stevan Jovetic (calf) and Matija Nastasic (calf) could both return to Manuel Pellegrini's squad, while defender Micah Richards (hamstring) is likely to remain sidelined.

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Premier League Fixtures

Monday, 21 April 2014
20:00
Man City v West Brom
Saturday, 26 April 2014
12:45
Southampton v Everton  
15:00
Fulham v Hull City  
Stoke City v Tottenham  
Swansea v A Villa  
West Brom v West Ham  
17:30
Man Utd v Norwich  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:00
Sunderland v Cardiff  
14:05
Liverpool v Chelsea  
16:10
C Palace v Man City  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 35 52 80
2 Chelsea 35 41 75
3 Man City 33 54 71
4 Arsenal 35 21 70
5 Everton 35 23 69
6 Tottenham 35 2 63
7 Man Utd 34 16 57
8 Southampton 35 5 49
9 Newcastle 35 -15 46
10 Stoke City 35 -10 44
11 C Palace 35 -13 43
12 West Ham 35 -10 37
13 Swansea 35 -4 36
14 Hull City 34 -9 36
15 A Villa 34 -14 35
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 35 -28 32
18 Cardiff 35 -34 30
19 Fulham 35 -42 30
20 Sunderland 34 -24 29

Updated Sun, 20 Apr 2014

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