Mancini rules out title bid (AUDIO)
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini reckons it's too soon for his side to win the Premier League, and claims it's Chelsea's title to lose.
After three straight defeats in all competitions, City bounced back at the weekend to beat West Brom at the Hawthorns, and now face the mouth watering prospect of the Manchester Derby in front of their own fans.
Mario Balotelli will be missing for the hosts, after the FA rejected his appeal against a straight red card at the weekend, and his frustrating start to life at Eastlands continues as he now begins a three match ban.
Carlos Tevez is expected to lead the line against his former employers.
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