Manchester City Starting XI Prediction at Everton FC

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Manchester City at Everton on Wednesday night is a match-up of two very historic clubs who reside in arguably the most football tradition rich part of the world.

The Citizens and Toffees have met on 185 previous occasions, dating all the way back to 1899. It’s an extremely evenly matched series as the blue side of Liverpool have emerged victorious 68 times while the blue side of Manchester has won 70 times. However, this match-up of the two clubs that have been historically been regarded as the second team in town figures to be very one-sided.

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The highest scoring team in the league, and by a considerable margin with a very in elite form Sergio Aguero will take on a back line that is very banged up by injuries right now. So it’s easy to understand why City are so heavily tipped to win this one.

Let’s take a look at who Pep Guardiola might slot in his first XI for this one.

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Forwards:  Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling

Midfielders:     Kevin De Bruyne, Fernandinho, David Silva 

Defenders:  Danilo    Aymeric Laporte   John Stones   Kyle Walker

Goalkeeper: Ederson

Manchester City at Everton FYIs

Kickoff: Wednesday, February 6, 8PM local, Goodison Park

Google Result Probability: Manchester City win 71%, Draw 18%, Everton win 11%

Injury Report for both teams: go to this link

Odds via Odds Checker: City win 7/19, Draw 79/17, Everton win 9/1

Pep Guardiola Press Conference: City Football Academy campus, at 1.30pm on Tuesday 5 February. The embargoed section of the press conference will be held until 10.30pm on Tuesday 5 February.

Prediction: Manchester City 4, Everton 1

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for NBC Chicago.com and Chicago Tribune.com, regularly appears as a guest pundit on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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