The Etihad Stadium
Barclays Premier League
Villa have made two changes for tonight's clash at the Etihad Stadium.
Jordan Bowery - who impressed in Saturday's victory over Hull - starts in place of the injured Gabby Agbonlahor.
Karim El Ahmadi also returns in midfield, with Marc Albrighton missing out.
There is a place on the bench for 18-year-old winger Jack Grealish after he returned from his loan spell at Notts County this week.
VILLA: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Bertrand, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Weimann, Bowery. Subs: Steer, Bacuna, Sylla, Holt, Robinson, Grealish, Tonev.
MAN CITY: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany (C), Demichelis, Kolarov, Garcia, Yaya Toure, Milner, Silva, Nasri, Dzeko. Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Richards, Clichy, Fernandinho, Negredo, Jovetic.