I guess Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola never should have said his side is going to do the unprecedented, and win the Premier League for the fourth straight year.
Because the very next day, his lost, ran their winless streak to four and dropped to fourth in the table. However, we still have much more than a majority of the season still left to run.
Manchester City at Luton Town FYIs
Kick off: 2pm, Sunday Dec 10, Kenilworth Rd, Bury Park, Luton
Preview Content: Team News for Both Sides Man City Starting XI Prediction
Transatlantic Passage: How the Premier League Redefined Soccer in America: LINK
PL Position: Man City 4th, 30 pts Luton Town 18th, 9 pts
Form Guide: Man City LDDDW Luton Town LLWLD
Google Result Probability: Man City 84% Luton Town 5% Draw 11%
If somebody would write City off that would be the biggest joke in the history of football,” Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said after his side’s win over Sheffield yesterday.
“Arsenal are fighting and had a similar experience [to what] we had,” Klopp continued, in reference to Arsenal’s exciting win over Luton Town on Tuesday.
“It feels really good but anyway you have to start the next game from 0-0.
“Aston Villa is incredible. [Manchester] United is there, don’t play yet maybe exactly the football whoever wants — the media or whatever — but they have points like crazy.”
So with all that said, and taking it all into mind, let’s now take a look at what lineup Guardiola might select on Sunday at Luton Town.
Man City Starting XI Prediction at Luton Town
Ederson; Kyle Walker, Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake; Mateo Kovacic, Rodri; Jack Grealish, Phil Foden, Julian Alvarez; Erling Haaland
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