Manchester City vs Sheffield Utd Prediction & Tips
Manchester City and Sheffield United face at Etihad Stadium, in a match for the 21 th round of the Premier League. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 31‑10‑2020, Manchester City won away by (0‑1). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, since they have a record of 3 wins in the last 3 matches.
After 12 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, the home team is in the 1st position, having won 41 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against West Bromwich Albion by (0‑5), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, against Aston Villa. For the league, Manchester City won 23 points out of 30 possible points, after 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, he has won his last 7 matches and has not lost any of the last 9 that he played in his stadium. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 1-0 (4 out of 10 matches). The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 2 of the last 10 games, and their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: they opened the scoring in 15 of their last 19 Premier League games, of those 15 they reached the break in advantage in 12 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 12.
Manchester City enters this round with a triumph, by 0-5, in the trip to the West Bromwich field, thus adding the seventh consecutive victory in this competition: the goals of the team were signed by Ilkay Gündogan (2), Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and João Cancelo. The home team should act in a 4-3-3 tactical system, in order to try to take advantage of the counterattacks. In any case, it is expected that Manchester City will adopt a more offensive stance, with the aim of trying to score the first goal of the match. Ilkay Gündogan is this team’s top scorer with 7 goals scored. Coach Pep Guardiola should not be able to count on Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Agüero and Nathan Aké for being injured.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 16 losses, the visiting team is in 20th position, having won 8 points. In the last match, they have won an away match against Manchester United by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have lost at home, in a game against Tottenham Hotspur, by (1‑3). In the league, Sheffield United won 4 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so they haven’t been very strong defensively. In 20 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and never managed to turn the score.
Sheffield United comes motivated for this round after a victory, by 1-2, on the trip to Manchester United, returning to the triumphs after the defeat against Tottenham: the goals of the team were signed by Kean Bryan and Oliver Burke. The visiting team usually acts in a tactical system in 3-5-2, favoring quick transitions, mainly through the wings, with the two most advanced men being David McGoldrick and Billy Sharp: the first player mentioned is the best scorer of this team with 5 signed goals. The visiting coach will not be able to count on Enda Stevens, Ben Osborn, Jack Robinson, Sander Berge, Oliver McBurnie and Jack O’Connell for being injured.
Manchester City – Sheffield Utd FREE TIPS
Manchester City – Win @ 1.25
Both teams to score / NO @ 1.70
Over 3.5 Goals @ 1.80