Place: Etihad Stadium.
Date: on the 11th of November, 2018 (Sunday)
Match start: 17:30 (GMT+1)
Man City seems to be the most terrible club of Europe now. The Citizens smash all and everything, practically without noticing rivals.
In the last two matches Guardiola’s team has scored six goals, having destroyed at first Southampton (6:1) and then Shakhtar Donetsk (6:0).
The Citizens are approaching to the derby with United with a series of six victories in a row, four of which were devastating and only with one missed goal.
The match with MU will become the fourth match against the team from top-6 in the first circle for Man City. The Citizens have won against Arsenal 2:0, Tottenham – 1:0 and have tied with Liverpool (0:0).
The injured football players are: Claudio Bravo, Eliaquim Hans Mangala and Kevin De Bruyne.
Man United is undergoing now quite difficult period throughout which the Red Devils have held four meetings with top clubs at once.
More precisely, the team will carry out the match with Man City that will become the fourth in this list.
Mourinho’s team is doing well at the same time.
At first MU has tied away match with Chelsea (2:2), then has lost to Juventus (0:1), has won over Everton (2:1), Bournemouth (2:1) and in the middle of this week has unexpectedly won in Turin during the second leg with the Old Signora (2:1).
Throughout this period MU has improved the chances of getting into the Champions League 1/8 and has taken the seventh line in the championship.
The match with Man City for the Red Devils will become the third meeting against the team from the Top-6. The first match MU has lost to Tottenham (0:3) and the second, actually, has tied with Chelsea (2:2).
Mourinho’s team has no new injured.
But participation of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Valenciain the forthcoming match is under the question.
But Lukaku is training in the main group.
Head-to-heads Man City vs Man United
Man City has won all six previous matches.
The Citizens for six last matches have missed only one goal.
Man United in five out of six last EPL guest matches has scored two goals.
The Red Devils in ten previous matches of the Premier League have gained 5 away matches.
Man City has won over Man United only one out of five last head-to-heads.
On Etihad Stadium Man City is not able to win against Man United already three matches in a row. The Citizens have lost on that stadium to MU (2:3) and (0:1) and have tied (0:0).
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Man City vs Man United
Man City to win – 1.42
Draw – 5.25;
Man United to win – 8
The bookmakers probably impressed with improbable victories of Man City have put on a victory of the Citizens low coefficient.
However the advantage of the team of Guardiola over Man United isn’t so high as it seems to be.
MU is able to play with the main rivals and the MC is an additional irritant for Mourinho’s team.
Besides, Man City hasn’t managed for ten last matches to win over MU with a difference more than in one goal.