Pep Guardiola takes his Man City side to Selhurst Park on Saturday in the search of three points and off the back of just one win in their last five Premier League outings.
The Spaniard comes up against a Crystal Palace side in desperate need of a win themselves having lost on their last four outings, the most recent being a 3-2 defeat to Burnley on the eve of the international break.
Whilst, considering current form, it may seem a formality for the Sky Blues, Middlesbrough’s last ditch equaliser at The Etihad in their last outing will be fresh in their minds and make this fixture a must win.
With both managers in need of a boost they will need their players to overcome their immediate adversaries on the pitch in order to prevail with all three points.
But just what are the THREE key battles at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon? Shoot! breaks it down for you…