Manchester City vs Leicester City: Preview, Team News and Prediction

English Premier League

Manchester City will look to claim their ten successive win in all competitions when they lock horns with Leicester City at Etihad on Saturday.

Although Man City have recently triumphed over Bayern Munich in 1st leg of Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday. Goals from Rodri, Bernardo Silva and Erling Haaland securing 3:0 commanding victory. Guardiola’s side are sitting in 2nd position in the Premier League Table.

On the other hand, Leicester’s disastrous run continues as they lost 1:0 against Bournemouth last weekend. This was their 19th defeat in the league this season. But the good news is Dean Smith has been appointed as the new manager on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Foxes are currently sitting at relegation-spot, 19th in the Premier League Table.

Manchester City Premier League Form: W W W W W

Leicester City Premier League Form: L D L L L

MANCHESTER CITY VS LEICESTER CITY: TEAM NEWS

Manchester City Team News:

Phil Foden still remains in the sidelines as he continues to recover from appendicitis surgery, while Kevin De Bruyne will be fit to feature against Foxes after there were fears that he has sustained a injury against Bayern Munich. Moreover, Guardiola will be able to call upon a nearly fully-fit squad.

Manchester City’s Possible Line-up:

Ederson, John Stones Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, İlkay Gündoğan, Riyad Mahrez, Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish

Leicester City Team News:

Leicester will be without Harvey Barnes, Youri Tielemans, James Justin and Ryan Bertrand at Etihad. But despite the injuries, the good news is that Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall will be available for selection after serving one-match ban and he could called-up at the centre of the midfield.

Leicester City’s Possible Line-up:

Daniel Iverson, Timothy Castagne, Jonny Evans, Wout Faes, Victor Kristiansen, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, Wilfred Ndidi, Ricardo Periera, James Maddinson, Tetê, Jamie Vardy

OUR PREDICTION

Manchester City 3:0 Leicester City

Manchester City will continue their winning streak as they will comprehensively beat Leicester at The Etihad on Saturday. However, Foxes will have to fight hard to get out the relegation-zone this season.

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