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Manchester City vs Cardiff City: Match Preview

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Manchester City faces Cardiff City on Wednesday night at Etihad Stadium to regain the top spot in the Premier League and go two points ahead of Liverpool. On the other hand, relegation battling Cardiff City has a fight in their hands to stay in the league.

FORM

Manchester City – WWWWW

Manchester City have been going through a get form since the turn of the year. In their last five games they have scored 15 goals including 7-0 thrashing of Schalke in the Champions League.

Cardiff City – LLLWL

Cardiff City were on course for a famous win against Chelsea but error from the linesman resulted in Cardiff City’s defeat. Although they have put in couple of great performances in their recent games against West Ham United and Chelsea.

Injury/Suspensions

Manchester City

Vincent Kompany and Sergio Agurero have been ruled for this fixture. Benjamin Mendy has trained to training for Manchester City but is still a doubt for this fixture along with Fabian Delph.

Cardiff City

Cardiff City will be without Sol Bamba, Callum Peterson, Matthew Connolly and Jazz Richards who are all out injured.

Possible Line-ups

Manchester City

Formation: 4-3-3

Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko; Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Sterling, Jesus, Sane.

Cardiff City

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Etheridge; Peltier, Manga, Morrison, Bennett; Arter, Gunnarsson; Murphy, Camarasa, Hoilett; Zohore.

Stadium

Etihad Stadium

Possible Outcome

It’s really hard to bet against a Manchester City win at home against a struggling Cardiff City. Cardiff City might even start with their academy youngsters as suggested Neil Warnock’s comments in the aftermath of their offside incident in the last game against Chelsea.

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