Manchester City Starting XI Prediction (Manchester Derby)

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Manchester City won the home edition of the Manchester derby this season 3-1 back in November, and they are heavily favored to take reverse fixture as well. If United, who looked as shambolic as possible on Easter Sunday in a 4-0 loss to Everton are to win at Old Trafford in mid-week, it would be a massive upset.

The only good thing that could be said about United’s dismal showing yesterday is that they have no more time to dwell on it and must move on quickly. For City, they have to win in order to stay on pace with Liverpool for the league title, so they will certainly head into the rescheduled Manchester derby with guns blazing.

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Look for City manager Pep Guardiola to field a really strong side here as he chases his treble dreams in northwest England.

The Bank   Manchester City Starting XI Prediction (Manchester derby)

Forwards:  Bernardo Silva   Sergio Aguero   Raheem Sterling

Midfielders:  Phil Foden  Fernandinho   Ilkay Gundogan   

Defenders:  Kyle Walker   John Stones Aymeric Laporte   Zinchenko 

Goalkeeper: Ederson

 

Manchester Derby FYIs

Kickoff- Wednesday Apr 24, Old Trafford 8pm

Injury report for both sides: go to this link

Starting XI Predictions: Manchester City   Manchester United

Form Guide:  Manchester United LWLWL   Manchester City WWWWW

Google Result Probability:  Manchester City win 66%,  Draw 20%, Manchester United win 14%

Prediction- Manchester City 3, Manchester United 1

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  1. Man United players are not ready to be in top four of EPL

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