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Manchester City line up against visiting club Everton at Etihad Stadium in this Premier League fixture on Sunday.
All Manchester City v Everton match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Manchester City will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-2 Premier League success over Manchester United.
In that match, Manchester City had 68% possession and 16 shots on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Manchester City was Bernardo Silva (45'). Manchester United got 5 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Eric Bailly (7' Own goal) scored for Manchester United.
Matches with Manchester City have tended to be engaging ones recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 clashes, the sum total of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 15 of these coming from Manchester City.
Going into this encounter, Manchester City have not been beaten in the league by Everton in their previous 8 games. A decent run, indeed.
In their previous game, Everton drew 0-0 in the Premier League match with Tottenham Hotspur.
In that game, Everton managed 45% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur had 8 shots on goal with 0 on target.
Rafael Benítez's Everton have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 6 times throughout their most recent sextet of matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same matches comes to 9.
A look at their previous results shows us that Everton:
- have not emerged victorious against Manchester City in away games against them for the last 10 matches in the league. Not an away record to be proud of.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
A quick look at their past head to head meetings going back to 06/02/2019 reveals that these encounters have not been kind to Everton. They’ve not managed to register any wins whatsoever while Manchester City have been the better of the two, beating them in 100% of those games where they have faced each other.
In all, 20 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 17 for The Citizens and 3 belonging to The Toffees. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.33.
The previous league match between these sides was Premier League match day 38 on 23/05/2021 when it finished Manchester City 5-0 Everton.
In that match, Manchester City had 68% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target. Goals were scored by Kevin De Bruyne (11'), Gabriel Jesus (14'), Phil Foden (53') and Sergio Agüero (71', 76').
On the other side, Everton had 8 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The match was refereed by Michael Oliver.
Team News: Manchester City
The Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Everton
Thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from, the Everton manager Rafael Benítez doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
In our opinion, Everton should get enough chances to break down this Manchester City outfit, however that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid defeat.
We are anticipating a 2-1 win for Manchester City by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Etihad Stadium (55,017)
Captain: Fernando Fernandinho
Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak
Manager: Pep Guardiola
Competitions: Premier League position 2, FA Community Shield (Community Shield), Champions League (Group A)
🔑 Star Player: Bernardo Silva
Generally taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Bernardo Silva was born in Lisbon, Portugal. After making a first senior appearance for Benfica in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in this Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 10 appearances.