TV screens on the eve of the Real Madrid second-leg match at Old Trafford, tuning into the live Sky coverage to see if City slip up. Roberto Mancini’s men dropped points in their last two away games – at QPR and Southampton – but they won 1-0 at Villa Park in 2011/12 thanks to a Joleon Lescott goal.
Postponed – West Ham v United, Man City v Wigan
The title rivals’ involvement in the FA Cup quarter-finals means new dates will have to be found for the league games originally scheduled for Saturday 9 March.
Everton v Manchester City – Saturday 16 March, 12:45 GMT
The timing of this game enables the Blues to reduce the Reds’ lead, at least for a couple of hours. But to do that, they’ll have to do better than last season when Darron Gibson’s first goal for the Toffees – two weeks after his move from United – condemned City to a defeat.
United v Reading – Saturday 16 March, 17:30 GMT
The Reds did not face the Royals last season, but United’s