Manchester City vs Everton 2018/19 Match Preview

Manchester City vs Everton

Manchester City go into this game having lost their unbeaten streak last weekend at the hands of Chelsea, a defeat that has subsequently seen them drop to second in the table going into week 17 of the season. The test for Pep Guardiola’s men now will be how they bounce back from that result.

This Saturday lunchtime sees them play host to Everton and the Toffees will themselves be looking to return to the top six after being held to Watford on Monday night. A result that needed Lucas Digne’s free kick in the 96th minute to rescue them a point.

Looking at the head to head numbers above all the metrics clearly point to Manchester City picking up the win, however this could be a game that sees them continue a blip in form or it could well see them act like something resembling a wounded animal.

City will be boosted by their Champions League win over Hoffenheim in weekend and will undoubtedly go into this game as huge favourites, especially when you considering that they are still averaging a ruthless 2.81 goals per Premier League game

Everton held Chelsea to a draw at Stamford Bridge recently and will be looking at that performance as the template to earn something similar on Saturday afternoon. Whether they can manage to pull it off however, will be a completly different proposition altogether.

Manchester City vs Everton 2018/19 Match Preview Prediction: Manchester City Win

 

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