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Crystal Palace vs Man City: Team News, Prediction & H2H

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 18/10/2019

Crystal Palace go up against Manchester City in their upcoming Premier League match on Saturday at the Selhurst Park, here are details you need to know ahead of the clash between the Eagles and the Premier League Champions.

TEAM NEWS:

CRYSTAL PALACE:

Roy Hodgson might not be unable to field Mamadou Sakho who is yet to return to full fitness when they welcome the Premier League Champions to Selhurst Park.

MANCHESTER CITY:

The Cityzens will still kiss their long term absentee America Laporte and Leroy Sane, but Kevin de Bruyne is fit again to play so as Benjamin Mendy and John Stones.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Saturday evening's game will be the 62nd competitive meeting between the two clubs, with City currently leading the way on 32 wins to Palace's 16.

Although Palace got a win over the Sky Blues last season, City's recent form in this fixture has been strong.

Guardiola's men have kept a clean sheet in four of the pair's last six meetings, while they have scored more than three goals in five of those games.

RECENT FORM

CRYSTAL PALACE:

The Eagles are in top form by their own standard having won four games, drew two and lost two in their opening eight games, they sit on the sixth position on the Premier League table with 14 points earned so far.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Pep Guardiola’s team is not in the best form at the moment having lost two games in their last eight games in the Premier League and are eight points behind Liverpool who has been their main challenger in the past two seasons.

PROBABLE LINEUPS

CRYSTAL PALACE

Guaita; Ward, Kelly, Cahill, van Aanholt; Zaha, McCarthy, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Schlupp; Ayew

MANCHESTER CITY:

Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Zinchenko; Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Jesus, B. Silva

PREDICTION:

Crystal Palace 1-3 Manchester City
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