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Summary

  1. Crystal Palace: McCarthy; Kelly, Dann, Hangeland, Souare; McArthur, Cabaye; Zaha, Puncheon, Sako; Bolasie
  2. Man City: Hart, Sagna, Kompany, Mangala, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Toure, Nasri, Navas, Bony, Aguero

Live Reporting

By Andy Cryer

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Man City

    That's it from me. You can follow all the reaction here. 

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    Michael Phillips:  Palace would have been very fortunate to get away with a point here. Deserved. 

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  3. FULL-TIME

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Manchester City

    It should be 2-0 for Manchester City as 18-year-old Kelechi Iheanacho

    heads wide.

    Game over. Five wins out of five for City

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    Chris Sutton

    Former Blackburn striker on Final Score

    "Kelechi Iheanacho has made a name for himself today. A lovely bit of interplay, the keeper could only parry out the initial shot and Iheanacho did what all good strikers should do."

  6. GOAL- Crystal Palace 0-1 Man City

    Kelechi Iheanacho

    What a moment for Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho who stabs home after Samir Nasri's shot.

  7. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    18-year-old striker Kelechi Iheanacho makes his Premier League debut to replace Wilfried Bony.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    So close as Wilfried Zaha crosses from the right and it is stabbed wide by Dwight Gayle. 

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Time running out for City and, still, they aren't really threatening goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.

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    Crystal Palace 00-0 Man City

    Into the last 10 minutes and Wilfried Zaha's poor touch inside the area wastes a golden opportunity. Can Palace produce a late flurry?

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Jesus Navas twists and turns inside the penalty area but his cross is headed clear. Ellaquim Mangala is booked for hauling down Jason Puncheon as Palace look to break...

  12. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Still City press and still they are frustrated by Crystal Palace. How they could do with Sergio Aguero out there.

  13. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "Manchester City have created plenty of opportunities but most of their shots have come from outside the 18-yard box. And they haven't been as clinical as we've seen in the past. Yaya Toure tried to whip one into the net but it went high and wide, nowhere near the target."  

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Is this match heading for a draw? You have to feel that way as Yaya Toure sends another hopeful strike way off target.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "That is the second big save Joe Hart has made today (see 68 mins). This time diving away to his left to keep out Jason Puncheon. Hart's only had those two saves to make but he's been tremendous."

  16. YELLOW CARD

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Another injury worry for City as Samir Nasri is rolling around after a late challenge by Brede Hangaland. A booking for the Palace man...

  17. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Crystal Palace have hardly created anything as an attacking force in the second half... wait a minute... so close to a home opener as Jason Puncheon's header is clawed out by Joe Hart.

    Jason Puncheon
  18. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "Manchester City are forcing Crystal Palace deeper and deeper towards their own goal. You just wonder, can they make the best of this spell?"

  19. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Another wayward shot from City as Samir Nasri curls the ball over the bar from 20 yards. 

    Palace replace Bakary Sako with striker Dwight Gayle. He has a goal in him....

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Now, it's Fernandinho's turn to forge forward before firing wildly over the bar for Manchester City. Will that opener come?

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Jesus Navas drills a low cross into the penalty area from the right but it is cleared. Navas is City's danger man at the moment - although his final ball has to improve. Corner City... it again comes to nothing.

    Jesus Navas
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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Entering the last half an hour and very little going on. Palace would be delighted with a point mind.

    Crystal Palace fans
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    Touchline tussle

    Julius Okpei: Palace v Man City being a bit feisty? It's a top of the table clash, what else would you expect?  

  24. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Samir Nasri tumbles in the penalty area under Yohan Cabaye's challenge. No penalty and probably the right decision. Close though.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    All City now as Yaya Toure's low shot from 25 yards is held by Alex McCarthy. Without Sergio Aguero can they find the breakthrough?

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "What a fantastic counter attack. Kevin de Bruyne's vision was magnificent but Jesus Navas, clean thorough, sort of topples over the ball at the final moment. A big, big chance passed up."

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    Chris Sutton

    Former Blackburn striker on Final Score

    Kevin De Bruyne

    "Navas has got to finish that, and his place will massively be under threat if he keeps missing chances like that. 

    "Kevin de Bruyne hasn't yet been in the game much, I think Man City are really going to miss Sergio Aguero."

  28. WHAT A MISS!

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    How has he missed? Jesus Navas races clear on goal, rounds the goalkeeper but, somehow, stabs the ball wide of an empty net. You have to score that.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Manchester City look in control until they get to the final third. A horrible shot from Aleksander Kolarov sees the ball end up in row z.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    City have won every match so far this season and have yet to concede a goal. Will that change?

  31. KICK-OFF

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Game back on.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Possession

    Manchester City are enjoying more of the possession but have struggled to create a great deal...

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "This has been a fabulous contest. Crystal Palace started brightly and powerfully but City weathered the early storm and went on to create a few opportunities at the other end. Palace have defended brilliantly so far though."

  34. HALF-TIME

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    All square here.

  35. CLOSE!

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    A fierce strike from debutant Kevin de Bruyne from 20 yards. Fortunately for Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy it was straight down his throat and he deals with it comfortably enough.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Four minutes of injury time signalled....

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    You struggle to see Sergio Aguero being fit for Tuesday night against Juventus on the Champions League at the moment. He is sitting the bench with his leg up and a ice pack on his knee.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Palace's bright start has certainly tapered off as City start to gain far more control on the match. Little happening in front of goal but you get the feeling City are ready to strike... Not with crossing like that from Aleksander Kolarov mind. Awful, as he smacks the ball into the crowd. 

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    Alf, Fulton:  Panic selling of Aguero on fantasy football already done for next week. 

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Having said that, Jesus Navas chips the ball just wide and over after a break and squared ball from Kevin de Bruyne.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    The average position graphic belows shows Manchester City (right) are struggling to create too much offensively.

    Average position
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  43. CLOSE!

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Kevin de Bruyne's first involvement and it almost creates a goal. His ball into Wilfried Bony sees the striker turn smartly before shooting low at goalkeeper Alex McCarthy from 10 yards. The shot is spilled, Samir Nasri pulls it back and Bony's second effort is saved.

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  45. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Looking at the replays, City boss Manuel Pellegrini did briefly lay his hands on Palace's Alan Pardew in their confrontation on the sidelines. It ended amicably enough though with a handshake between the two. It is all a bit scrappy...

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    Chris Sutton

    Former Blackburn striker on Final Score

    "It's been an open game, end-to-end, but losing Sergio Aguero is a massive blow for City. In pre-season, I'd have kept Edin Dzeko and sold Wilfried Bony. I like Dzeko.

    "It was a dreadful tackle on Aguero, by the way."

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  48. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Clive Allen

    BBC Radio 5 live at Selhurst Park

    "First of all it was a poor challenge by Yaya Toure, he's lucky to get only a yellow because it was reckless.

    "But then it all kicked off on the touchline. Manuel Pellegrini was pointing to Alan Pardew to stay in his own technical area. This game is simmering now. There have been confrontations all over the pitch."

  49. YELLOW CARD

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Yaya Toure is booked for foul on James McArthur and manager Manuel Pellegrini is not happy with his Crystal Palace counterpart Alan Pardew. It would appear Pellegrini is not happy with the treatment Aguero received... This is getting tasty.

  50. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    This doesn't look good for Sergio Aguero. His race is run. The Manchester City forward is down again, holding his knee, and he looks pretty miffed. He is limping away and off - meaning £55m man Kevin de Bruyne is on. Debut for the Belgian but shocking news for City ahead of their Champions League test against Juventus on Tuesday.

  51. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Sergio Aguero is back on but isn't running freely. We will keep an eye on that one.

  52. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    More injury problems for Manchester City with forward Sergio Aguero in trouble after a late challenge from Scott Dann. City are without David Silva and Raheem Sterling already today and face Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday...

    Dann is booked and Aguero limps off for more treatment.

    Sergio Aguero
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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Yannick Bolasie is causing all sorts of problems for Manchester City. This time he makes his way to the bye line before pulling back to Yohan Cabaye - on the six-yard box. The Frenchman goes down in the penalty area but nothing doing and the ball is cleared.

    Yannick Bolasie
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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    City are struggling to get their game going early on but, finally, they have a passage of play around Palace's box but the hosts stay organised and clear well.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Palace continue to cause problems down City's flanks, this time, Wilfried Zaha is downed on the left side to force a free-kick near the corner flag. Jason Puncheon drills the ball in, it is half cleared, but Papa Souare volleys a shot inches wide of the far post.

  56. Palace attack down the right

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Almost all of Crystal Palace's attacks are coming down the right flank so far, through Yannick Bolasie and Bakary Sako.

    Palace attack down the right
  57. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Yannick Bolasie has not scored at Selhurst Park since January 2013 but he comes close here. The former Bristol City man chases onto a through ball by Jason Puncheon but his low shot across goal is held by Joe Hart. A cracking start from two teams high on confidence.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Just as I say that, Man City almost strike. Jesus Navas dinks a cross in from the right and a stooping Wilfried Bony heads towards the top corner but into the arms of goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.

  59. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    A vibrant opening from the hosts. Yohan Cabaye's deflected shot from 25 yards is bundled wide by a retreating Joe Hart but the corner comes to nothing. All Palace early on.

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    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    A quick start for Crystal Palace as Wilfried Zaha finds Yannick Bolasie on the right and he advances into the penalty area before blazing over the bar. 

    Yannick Bolasie
  61. KICK-OFF

    Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City

    Six years ago today, Crystal Palace lost 4-0 to Scunthorpe.... Today they can go top of the Premier League with a victory over Manchester City.

    Game on.

    Crystal Palace v Man City
  62. Post update

    Sam Allardyce

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "It was a surprise Crystal Palace spent so much in the summer – it was unusual for them. Alan Pardew knows when things go well for you, you can be flavour of the month. Six months ago he was seen as the worst manager in the Premier League at Newcastle but now he’s one of the best and a good replacement for when Roy Hodgson steps down as England boss. 

    "He’s always been a very good manager. The club is right for him. The fans love him, they sing his name – not in a derogatory way like they did at Newcastle. 

    "He’s picked out a very good system with counter-attacking football. He’s not getting carried away. I hope he continues to keep it up. He’s an English manager challenging the big boys, which doesn’t happen much these days."

  63. MOTD commentator's view

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    John Motson

    BBC Match of the Day commentator

    "We're straight out of the international break and into a meeting of the top two.

    "Crystal Palace's victory at Chelsea last time out was no fluke - it was the latest in a string of superb results over the so-called big clubs. Indeed, I did this corresponding fixture for Radio 5 live last season when Palace won 2-1.

    "To win again, Palace will have to end City's 100% winning start and become the first side to breach their impressive defence.

    "Should City overcome this tricky hurdle I can see them putting more distance between themselves and their title rivals in the coming weeks."

  64. Post update

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    Here come the teams... 'Glad All Over' is being played over the Tannoy system and both sets of players look ready. This could be a classic.

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    Chris Sutton

    Former Blackburn striker on Final Score

    "Kevin De Bruyne brings Man City extra flair, and he will be a great asset. I can see why, if you have the funds, you would go all-out to sign him."

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    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    The atmosphere is building at Selhurst Park. The Crystals are dancing, the eagle is flying and the crowd is already buzzing.

    The home fans believe...

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    Kevin Kilbane

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "I can’t see anything but a Manchester City win this season in the Premier League. Kevin de Bruyne will only make them stronger. 

    "But this game will suit Palace’s pace and power. With players like Yannick Bolasie and Wilfried Zaha, they could hurt City if they soak up their pressure and penetrate them. City are vulnerable when left on one-on-one positions. They just haven’t faced that this season."

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  70. Predict the result

    Predictor graohic

    Crystal Palace fans know their football and currently sit second in our leaderboard when it comes to making predictions for this season's matches.

    Manchester City supporters aren't far behind - they're in seventh.

    You can help move your team up the leaderboard by making your prediction for the outcome of this match and the rest of the weekend's Premier League fixtures here.

  71. Post update

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Kevin de Bruyne

    City's club record £55m signing may not be starting but surely we will see him from the bench this afternoon? 

    Don't forget you can listen to live radio commentary on BBC 5 live by clicking on the audio icon on this page.

  72. Top of the table match

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    Table

    Hello and welcome to a live text between league leaders Manchester City and second-placed Crystal Palace.

    City are the only team in the league with a 100% record, while Palace come into the match on the back of a win at champions Chelsea.

  73. LINE-UPS

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    Club record signing Kevin De Bruyne has been named on the bench for Manchester City with Sergio Aguero and Wilfried Bony in a front two.

    Bacary Sagna is included after recovering from the ankle injury he picked up on international duty with France but Raheem Sterling was not named in the 18 - left out as a precautionary message because of a minor knock. Samir Nasri makes his first start of the season.

    Man City: Hart, Sagna, Kompany (C), Mangala, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Toure, Nasri, Navas, Bony, Aguero . 

    Man City
  74. LINE-UPS

    Crystal Palace v Man City (15:00 BST)

    Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has made three changes with, Yannick Bolasie handed a starting spot up front ahead of Connor Wickham.

    With Joel Ward ruled out for the next few weeks with injury, Martin Kelly comes in at right-back, and Brede Hangeland replaces Damien Delaney who has a knock, with Scott Dann handed the captain's armband.

    Palace: McCarthy; Kelly, Dann (C), Hangeland, Souare; McArthur, Cabaye; Zaha, Puncheon, Sako; Bolasie   

    Palace
  75. Post update

    Kevin de Bruyne

    First v second in the Premier League... A £55m midfielder looking to make his debut in England... and a capacity Selhurst Park ready to rock.

    Mouth-watering? Not half.

  76. Post update

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