Manchester City vs Burnley: Match Preview

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Manchester City takes on Burnley on the second of April. Both teams are heading to face each other after a short international break. The players have been well rested and are raring to go.

Manchester City

Manchester City has to win the game if they are to reign at the top. The Cityzens have been constantly dropping points ever since the second half of the season. Manchester City had a 17 point lead over Liverpool at one point during the season but they managed to bottle it. Liverpool is just one point off City and if City is to lose or draw the next game, It would essentially hand over the title to Liverpool. Every game is crucial for Manchester City and they have to win every game.


Burnley is a team that has been disappointing this season. They are currently vanquishing at the bottom of the league facing relegation. However Burnley does have a couple of games in hand, Burnley has to win all of their remaining games to stay in the Premier League. They do face a real battle in the form of Manchester City. Burnley has caused a couple of upsets in the Premier League in the season, Their win over Spurs being an example. They have the capability to cause an upset and they have to. Every game is a must-win for Burnley.

Date, Kick-Off Time and Venue

The match kicks off at 7:30 pm IST on April 2nd in Turf Moor in Burnley

Manchester City vs Burnley Team News

Burnley will miss the presence of Nathan Collins and Erik Pieters. Ben Mee remains a doubt as things stand right now.

John Stones and Ederson have suffered minor injuries during the international break however they are likely to be in the team. Ruben Dias is the only absentee as things stand.

Match Prediction

Burnley and Manchester City clash in a must-win game for both. But with Manchester City’s impressive squad and bench strength, Burnley is aiming for a loss.

Manchester City to win 2:1

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