On Saturday, November 12, in Manchester at the Etihad Stadium, with a capacity of 53,400 spectators, the match of the 16th round of the championship of England will take place, in which Manchester City will play with Brentford. The starting whistle in the match will sound at 14:30 Kyiv time.
Pep Guardiola’s men are in second place in the English Premier League standings. They have 32 points. This is two points less than the sole leader Arsenal. In 13 matches, the “citizens” scored 10 victories, drew 2 times and suffered 1 defeat.
The only defeat in the current Premier League Manchester City suffered on October 16 in a match with Liverpool – 0:1. After him, City alternately dealt with Brighton (3:1 at home), Leicester (1:0 away) and Fulham (2:1). It is noteworthy that Guardiola’s team conceded in three of the last four games.
“Manchester City” in the current championship of England is the leader in success at home. He played 7 matches at the Etihad and won 7 of them with a total score of 29:7. We note the average performance of the “citizens” at home. It is 4.1 goals per game.
In the upcoming match, Guardiola will not be able to use only Walker. But he has not played since the beginning of October and has already missed 10 matches of the team.
Thomas Frank’s men are in 11th position in the Premier League standings with 16 points. Brentford have 3 wins in 14 matches, 7 draws and 4 losses.
As of today, the team is on a series of four fights without a win. She last won on October 14, beating Brighton 2-0 at home. This was followed by a 0-0 draw at home against Chelsea, a 0-4 loss away at Aston Villa and another 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton (at home) and 2-2 away against Nottingham.
The Bees currently have almost half of the starting line-up in the club’s infirmary, namely Ayer, Good, Baptista, Strakosh, Hickey and Jansson. Questionable Yanelt.
Manchester city: Ederson – Stones, Dias, Laporte, Canselu, de Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan, Silva, Foden, Holland.
Brentford: Paradise – Rerslev, Mi, Pinnock, Henry, Jensen, Onyeka, Dasilva, Mbemo, Lewis-Potter, Tony.
Forecast for confrontation
We believe that in the upcoming match the hosts will be able to show their class and win. Our bet will be the position – P1 with a coefficient of 1.13 on the Parimatch line.
November 12, Saturday
Manchester City – Brentford
Manchester. Etihad Stadium. 14:30 TV broadcast – Setanta Sports Forecast Aroged – 3:0