Both Manchester City and Spurs will be missing key players when the title chasing duo meet at Eastlands on Sunday.
City will be without the influential Yaya Toure and his brother Kolo who are on African Nations duty while Vincent Kompany is suspended although Roberto Mancini has been boosted by the return of Mario Balotelli and right-back Micah Richards.
Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is sweating on the fitness of Ledley King who continues to struggle with a hamstring injury while with Emmanuel Adebayor is unavailable due to the terms of his loan deal from City Jermaine Defoe will start upfront.
Spurs will also be without Sandro, William Gallas and Tom Huddlestone are unavailable.
Man City (from): Hart, Pantilimon, Richards, Zabaleta, Lescott, Savic, Rekik, Clichy, Kolarov, Johnson, Milner, De Jong, Barry, Nasri, Silva, Hargreaves, Dzeko, Balotelli, Aguero, Suarez, Razak.
Tottenham (from): Friedel, Gomes, Assou-Ekotto, Kaboul, Walker, King, Bassong, Bale, Modric, Van der Vaart, Parker, Livermore, Kranjcar, Defoe, Rose, Dos Santos, Cudicini, Pavlyuchenko, Lennon, Pienaar, Dawson.