As they depart for Leicester City, Manchester City hopes to keep up their push for first place.
With a winning record against Leicester, City have triumphed against the Foxes in six of their previous seven league encounters. One has been lost.
Leicester has moved out of the relegation zone with back-to-back victories over Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United.
City meanwhile, goes into the match second on the table with 26 points from 11 matches, two behind league leader Arsenal.
The last three games have seen the Foxes remain unbeaten, winning two of them while not conceding in any of those contests.
Before the FIFA World Cup break, Manchester City plays league home games against Fulham and Brentford