Manchester City face Limerick as odds stacked against Irish side in club friendly

The Premier League Champions Man City travel to Ireland on Sunday to take on second tier side Limerick, as Paddy Power get involved in the action with the launch of a free bet offer, as they report plenty of patriotic support for the Irish side.

After a hectic few days of, this is a game that the Roberto Mancini may look to give their fringe players a run out.

City have been fairly inconsistent in pre-season so far, they have managed wins against Arsenal but were defeated by Oldham. However, Roberto Mancini has rotated his squad massively.

Mancini is of course looking to get his men ready for what is sure to be a demanding campaign. They are the team to beat now in the Premier League and have never been in this situation before.

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The Citizens will be competing in the Champions League as well this season so need a strong squad who can all be called upon. That is what makes games like this vital to give everyone time on the pitch.

It may not be a match where the result nearly matters of course, but they will certainly want to take a win to keep their momentum going.

As for Limerick, this is a big day in the clubs history as they welcome a giant of the game to their stadium.

The Irish side are flying in their division at the moment and currently sit on top of the table.

This is a match where if they put in a good performance and take a positive result will put them in fantastic shape to go on and win the title.

However, they will be looking to avoid a heavy defeat as the last thing they need at the moment is a dent in confidence.

With five straight home wins, they have certainly made Jackman Park a fortress.

It should be a good encounter on Sunday evening and it will be interesting to see what sort of a side Mancini puts out. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.

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