Premier League Football News – Manchester City vs Everton

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Premier League Football News – Manchester City vs Everton
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Manchester City return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon when they take on Everton. For this fixture at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday afternoon, here’s our Premier League football news – Manchester City vs Everton.

Pep Guardiola’s side clinched a 2-0 victory over rivals and neighbours Manchester United just before beginning the November international break.

This result (football news around it) left City three points adrift of leaders Chelsea.

Now, Guardiola will expect his players to take advantage of an extra day of preparation at the weekend.

Team News

Manchester City

  • Manchester City captain Kevin De Bruyne has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Pep Guardiola has also suggested Jack Grealish may not be ready in time after illness during the break.
  • Phil Foden has a chance of making Saturday’s game but he returned from England duty with leg problems.
  • Gabriel Jesus may have to play centrally as a result, with Ferran Torres already on the sidelines.
  • Raheem Sterling (rumours of football transfers) and Riyad Mahrez could also start for City here.
  • Aymeric Laporte’s out of suspension for Manchester City this weekend and will compete with John Stones to start at centre-back.

Manchester City possible starting lineup: Ederson, Cancelo, Laporte, Dias, Walker, Silva, Rodri, Gundogan, Sterling, Jesus, Mahrez

Everton

  • Mason Holgate is serving a suspension currently, after his red card against Tottenham before the international break.
  • Abdoulaye Doucoure will still remain absent for one-two weeks, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin may also not be back for another month.
  • Former City midfielder Fabian Delph should keep his spot in midfield after some good displays before the break.
  • Andre Gomes, Tom Davies and Yerry Mina are also on the sidelines for the away side.

Everton possible starting lineup: Pickford, Coleman, Godfrey, Keane, Digne, Townsend, Allan, Delph, Iwobi, Gray, Richarlison

Match Facts

  • Manchester City have won their last 8 matches against Everton in all competitions.
  • City have scored at least 2 goals in their last 8 matches against Everton in all competitions.
  • Man City have scored over 2.5 goals in their last 3 home matches against Everton alone, across all competitions.
  • City have scored under 2.5 goals in their last 3 home games (Premier League).
  • Man City have lost only once in their most recent 10 matches, undefeated in 9 of them (Premier League).
  • On the other hand, Everton have failed to win their last 5 matches (Premier League).

Premier League Football News – Manchester City vs Everton

  • Manchester City bounced back from a 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace by winning by as much over their Manchester rivals. An easy 2-0 win over Manchester United before the international break means they start the weekend three points behind Chelsea.
  • Meanwhile, Everton are winless in five league matches and have lost three times in that spell. And they have only won one of five away league matches this season.

Our Prediction: Manchester City 3 – 0 Everton

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