Swansea vs Manchester City Prediction & Tips
Swansea City and Manchester City meet at Liberty Stadium, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (5th Round). The record of direct confrontations at this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 5 matches won 4 and drew 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 03-16-2019, in a match for the FA Cup that ended with the victory of Manchester City by (2‑3).
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round), the home team eliminated: Nottingham Forest and Stevenage. The team comes to this match after a home win against Norwich City by (2‑0). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Swansea City have won 6 and tied 4. Their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 16 home matches for all competitions: they have conceded 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (16′ ‑ 30 ‘).
Swansea come to this day motivated, after a 2×0 home win over Norwich: Ayew and Hourihane scored the winning goals. The home team generally operates in a tactical system at 5-3-2, favoring quick transitions, mainly through the flanks. In this tactical scheme, the three men in midfield will be Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes and Conor Hourihane. Coach Steve Cooper should not be able to count on Tivonge Rushesha and Steven Benda turned over to the medical department.
The visiting team reaches this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after having played previous qualifiers with: Cheltenham Town and Birmingham City. The team comes to this match after an away win against Liverpool by (1‑4). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Manchester City won 8 and drew 2. The defense has been strong and only conceded goals in 2 of the last 10 matches, and their attack has scored regularly, as they scored always at least one goal in the last 10 games. This is a team that does not usually find it difficult to open the scoring: they scored the first goal in 14 of the last 15 games, of these 14 they reached the half-time advantage in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 13 .
Manchester City come to this performance motivated, after a 1×4 win at the Liverpool stadium visit: Gundogan, Sterling and Foden scored the goals of this good victory. Like the rival of this day, the visiting club usually acts in a tactical design at 4-3-3, in which the three men responsible for creating panic in the opponent’s defense are Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez. Therefore, despite being acting away from home, it is guessed that Manchester City has a more offensive stance, as it has more individual and collective quality. For this game the coach should not be able to count on Philippe Sandler and Kevin De Bruyne, due to injury. It should be noted that coach Pep Guardiola needs to make some changes, given that it is a FA Cup game.
Swansea – Manchester City FREE TIPS
Manchester City – Win @ 1.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.50