Barn Door Live - Manchester Sunday Edition

MANCHESTER ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Joleon Lescott of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at the City of Manchester Stadium on December 28 2010 in Manchester England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

They don't play each other until the end of next month, but today we do get the Manchester clubs playing at the same time, if not head-to-head. Manchester United face the hot West Brom team that has gotten Mick McCarthy and Andres Villas-Boas fired in recent weeks. Is Sir Alex Ferguson nervous? Well, he's dropped Nani, and moved Rooney into midfield behind both Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez.

Meanwhile in stately Wales Manor...

Roberto Mancini has restored Mario Balotelli to the starting line-up at the expense of Sergio Aguero, who drops to the bench. The other surprise is Stefan Savic starting. Lescott explains:

Later, fantasy favorites Norwich (because they take on Wigan) take on Wigan.

Enjoy the matches, and we'll be here talking, bitching, celebrating, etc.

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