Combined Best XI: Manchester City vs. Burnley

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-2 during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester City at Turf Moor on November 26, 2016 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-2 during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester City at Turf Moor on November 26, 2016 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images) /
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 18: Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Baylis – AMA/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 18: Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Baylis – AMA/Getty Images) /

Right Back – Pablo Zabaleta 

Due to the versatility of Zabaleta both ways, he is the clear choice. Bacary Sagna is getting up there in age, while Burnley’s Matthew Lowton seems to be strictly defensive. The Argentine brings physicality to the City back-line, while also bringing valuable leadership. He also is a threat down the flanks, providing crosses for the forwards to latch onto.