Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Prediction: Burnley vs Manchester City

Prediction: Manchester City to win 3-0

Best Odds: 6/1

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Burnley and Manchester City will face each other in the Premier League this weekend. The match will be held at Turf Moor and is scheduled to kick off at 3pm UK time on Saturday.

Burnley

Burnley are fighting for survival in the Premier League at the moment and are in real danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season. Sean Dyche’s side are currently second from bottom in the league table with 21 points from 27 games, four points behind fourth-from-bottom Everton, who have also played 27 matches.

The Clarets will head into the match against defending Premier League champions Manchester City on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Brentford away from home in the league. It followed a 4-0 hammering at the hands of Chelsea at Turf Moor in the Premier League.

Team News:

Ben Mee could be back for Burnley.

Manchester City

Manchester City are the defending Premier League champions, and while they will be confident of making it two league titles in a row, they will be fully aware of the threat that Liverpool are posing. City are at the top of the league table at the moment with 70 points from 29 matches, a point ahead of second-placed Liverpool.

City will head into the match against Burnley on the back of a 4-1 win against Southampton away from home in the FA Cup. It followed a goalless draw with Crystal Palace away from home at Selhurst Park in London in the Premier League.

Team News:

Ederson should recover from illness for the match against Burnley.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Manchester City have scored 68 goals in 29 Premier League games.
  • Manchester City have conceded 18 goals in 29 Premier League games.
  • Burnley have scored 22 goals in 27 Premier League matches.
  • Burnley have conceded 38 goals in 27 Premier League matches.
  • Manchester City have won 3 of their last 5 Premier League games.

Conclusion

While Burnley are fighting for their lives, Manchester City are far too superior and should pick up all three points at Turf Moor with ease.

Prediction: Manchester City to win 3-0

Best Odds: 6/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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