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James Crawley


Posted Saturday, September 15th 2018

City pair make first league starts

Famara Diédhiou and Jay Dasilva will make their first league starts of the season, against Sheffield United today (September 15th, 3pm).

Senegal striker Diédhiou is looking to score in consecutive matches, after he netted in City's 4-1 victory over Blackburn last time out.

Dasilva slots into the left-back position, fresh from his latest international call-up with England Under-20s.

Nathan Baker also returns from injury, on the City bench.

City: Mäenpaää, Hunt, Webster, Kalas, Kelly, Dasilva, Brownhill, Pack (C), Eliasson, Weimann, Diédhiou. Subs: O'Leary (GK), Baker, O'Dowda, Paterson, Walsh, Watkins, Taylor.

Sheffield United: Henderson (GK), Stevens, O'Connell, Basham, Lundstram, Sharp (C), Egan, Norwood, McGoldrick, Freeman, Duffy. Subs: Moore (GK), Baldock, Clarke, Woodburn, Stearman, Johnson, Washington.