Manchester City vs Everton
English Premier League.
Date: Saturday, 15th October, 2016,
Kick-off at 15:00 UK
Venue: City of Manchester Stadium.
Manchester City wants quick redemption from their last visit to Spurs as they host Everton on match day 8.
City dropped their first their point of the 2016/2017 English premier league season by suffering a 2-0 loss from the hands of Spurs in North London. The citizens have gathered unusual 1 point in their last 2 competitive games. Peps tutored side sits top of the log with 18 points after 7 league games.
Everton shared point in their last league games before the international break. Ronald Koeman men are in search of their first win in 3 competitive games, and sits 5th on the log with 14 points gathered in 7 league games
- City maintains 5 straight wins in 5 games at home. The citizens also have 4 wins in their last 5 league games at home. However, city drop points for the first time this season, and failed to find the net for the first time in 19 games.
- Everton currently maintains 3 games win-less run. The Tofees lost their last away league games, and have 1 point in 2 consecutive home games.
Manchester City: Team News
City was faced with an injury scare when Sergio Aguero suffered a calf injury during the international break. The goal poacher who has already missed games due to suspension and injury could be again unavailable for the Tofees visit on Saturday.
However, Pep will still be without the services of Kevin De Bruyne, Vincent Kompany, and new addition to the injury list “Bacary Sagna”
Manchester City: Predicted Line-Up (4-1-4-1)
Bravo: Clichy, Stones, Otamendi, Zabaleta : Fernandinho- Kolarov, Silva, Gundogan, Sterling: Nolito
Everton: Team News
Koeman could be without the services of is skipper due to a thigh injury. Phil Jagielka is faced with a race with fitness ahead f their big visit to Manchester.
Everton: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)
Stekelenburg: Coleman, Jagielka, Williams, Oviedo: Gueye, Cleverley- Barkley, Bolasie, Mirallas: Lukaku
Manchester City vs Everton: Head to Head
Both teams met 4 times during the 2015/2016 season. Manchester city won 2 of their 4 meeting last season, which include a 3-1 thrashing of the Tofees at the Etihad during their EFL clash.
Everton have failed to win in their last 5 league visit to the Etihad stadium, losing out in 3 of those visit. However, Everton had before then enjoyed 4 consecutive wins over the Citizens at the same Etihad stadium.
Manchester City vs Everton: Prediction
Manchester City will coming into this game with alot of hunger and intent for redemption. Moreover, the Citizens enjoys great run of form over Everton in recent times and haven’t dropped points in their 3 games so far, averaging 3 goals in those 3 games.
Therefore, my prediction is a straight win for Manchester City with both getting at least a goal each.
Manchester City vs Everton: Betting Tips
- Over 2.5 goals for Man City at 11/8 (2.62)
- Both Teams to Score at 8/11 (1.61).