Manchester City – Sheffield Utd : Preview & Prediction
Manchester City could take advantage of the surprise defeat of their runner-up Manchester United precisely in front of Sheffied United (1-2) this Wednesday evening to be 4 lengths ahead of the Red Devils in the event of victory over the red lantern. The Citizens should not miss this opportunity, they who have just aligned 7 consecutive wins in the Premier League and who are on a champion’s pace. The formation of Pep Guardiola has won its last 4 meetings with at least 2 goals away against Crystal Palace (4-0), against Aston Villa (2-0), on the lawn of Cheltenham (3-1) in FA Cup and on the ground of West Bromwich Albion (5-0) this Tuesday. The Citizens, who have the best defense in the championship (13 goals conceded), should not be too worried about Sheffield United who have the worst attack in England (12 goals). The red lantern, with 16 defeats in 20 days, is 10 points behind Brighton, the first non-relegation, and has one foot in the Championship !. Wilder’s team achieved a feat by winning at Old Trafford on Wednesday night against a Manchester United team (2-1) who expected a completely different result. This is the 2nd victory in a row for Sheffield after Plymouth (2-1) in the FA Cup since their failure at home to Tottenham (1-3) on January 17th. With 8 failures in their 10 trips to the league, Sheffield United has the worst record away from home and should take the lightning at the Etihad Stadium against Citizens who will be diligent and serious after watching their opponent’s last performance .
Manchester City are Premier League leaders.
Sheffield United is the championship red lantern.
The Citizens are undefeated for 18 games (15 wins and 3 draws), in all competitions.
City have just aligned 11 victories in their last 11 games played, current series.
The Mancunian club won 2-0 against Sheffield United at the Etihad Stadium last season.
Sheffield United have not scored a goal at the Etihad Stadium in 8 visits.
Sheffield United’s win at Old Trafford should only be flash in the pan and the Red Lantern should suffer a 9th loss on their 11th trip !. The Citizens, with their offensive forces, should be able to win with at least 2 goals difference.
Manchester City – Sheffield Utd : Betting Tips
Manchester City – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 3.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70