Barry and Dzeko start for City on Champions League debut

Manchester City v Napoli

Manchester City v Napoli

England midfielder Gareth Barry was fit enough to start as Manchester City made their Champions League bow tonight.

Barry had been doubtful for the Group A opener against Napoli at the Etihad Stadium after suffering an ankle injury on international duty last week.

Pablo Zabaleta came in at right-back for Micah Richards while in-form striker Edin Dzeko returned to the side in place of the benched Carlos Tevez.

City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Toure Yaya, Barry, Silva, Aguero, Nasri, Dzeko.

Subs: Pantilimon, Richards, Johnson, Savic, Clichy, Toure, Tevez.

Napoli: De Sanctis, Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica, Maggio, Inler, Gargano, Zuniga, Hamsik, Lavezzi, Cavani.

Subs: Rosati, Fideleff, Dossena, Santana, Dzemaili, Fernandez, Pandev.

Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)

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