Manchester City Starting XI Prediction vs Watford FC

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Tomorrow brings a Premier League clash that features two sides at the opposite extremes of the table in Manchester City hosting Watford FC. The hosts reside in second place while the visitors are dead last, 20th place of 20. However, both are really in need of a win here.

Last weekend brought an upset for the ages, as tiny Norwich City, very short-handed by injury at the time, did the unthinkable and beat the reigning treble holders. As for Watford, they just need points anyway and anywhere they can get them; period.

Let’s take a look at who City boss Pep Guardiola may select for his first team and how he’ll handle the centre back injury crisis in this one. 

Manchester City Starting XI Prediction vs Watford

Raheem Sterling     Sergio Aguero     David Silva

  Bernardo Silva   Rodri    Kevin De Bruyne

Oleksandr Zinchenko    Nicolas Otamendi   Fernandinho   Kyle Walker

Ederson

Watford at Manchester City FYIs

Team news for both sides: go to this link

Kickoff: Sat Sept 21, City of Manchester Stadium 3:00 pm local

Google Result Probability: Manchester City win 83%, Draw 12%, Watford win 5%

MANCHESTER CITY

Premier League Form Guide: LWWDW  Watford DDLLL

Odds via SB Nation: Manchester City win -950, Draw +900, Watford win +2200

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  1. Fabinho? You mean Fernandinho?

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