The game between Manchester City and Stoke City in the Premier League on 21st December 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Stoke City fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Stoke City at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 7 of the 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.