Schalke – Manchester City : Preview & Prediction
Schalke is going through a complicated season where he is a bit envious 14th in the Bundesliga (8 points ahead of the red zone). The club Gelsenkirchen has already suffered 6 defeats at the VELTINS-Arena this season, the last on February 2 against Borussia M’Gladbach (0-2). The German club has not prepared well for this European meeting since it shows 1 defeat on the court of Bayern Munich (3-1) and 1 draw at home against Freiburg (0-0) this Saturday. In this C1,Schalke, hooked by FC Porto (1-1), has signed 2 home wins against Galatasaray (2-0) and Lokomotiv Moscow (1-0), two second-tier stables. Manchester City are of another caliber and the latter has just corrected Chelsea (6-0) in the league and qualify for FA Cup on the lawn of Newport County (4-1). The Premier League co-leader is in full swing as evidenced by his 4 big wins against Arsenal (3-1), Everton (2-0) and against Chelsea and Newport County. In this Champions League, the Citizens showed a great mastery outside with 2 successes in Hoffenheim (2-1) and in the Ukraine against Shakhtar Donetsk (3-0) and 1 draw in Lyon (2- 2). New performance coming on the Schalke lawn?
Manchester City is on a current series of 4 ranked wins with a minimum of 2 away goals.
Schalke 04 remains on 2 matches without a win.
Manchester City play the title in Premier League with Liverpool.
Schalke 04 is 14th (out of 18) in the Bundesliga.
Manchester City is undefeated outside this season in the Champions League (2 wins and 1 draw).
A single duel and a win for City (2-0).
Manchester City seems very much above Schalke 04 and that could be translated right away!
Schalke – Manchester City : Betting Tips
Manchester City – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70