Stoke – Manchester City : Preview & Prediction
The score of the first leg (7-2) announces a new big score? Still, this team from Stoke City, who is in relegation position, is looking for a success since January 20 and a victory against Huddersfield Town (2-0). Since then, the Potters have recorded 1 loss to Bournemouth (2-1) and 4 draws against Watford (0-0), against Brighton & Hove Albion FC (1-1), Leicester City (1-1) and Southampton (0-0). Stoke City is not yet off the hook but the current 19th will have to fight to the end to save his skin. The schedule that awaits Stoke is very complicated with a trip to Arsenal and the reception of Tottenham over the next 4 days. Manchester City, on the other hand, is heading for a fifth British Championship title. The Citizens are 16 points clear at 9 days of the end of the season. Pep Guardiola’s side lost 1-0 to FC Basel on home ground (1-2) on Wednesday with a reshuffled squad due to a big first-leg mark (5-0) in Switzerland. This anecdotal defeat follows 3 wins in Arsenal (3-0 and 3-0) in the League Cup and Premier League and Chelsea (1-0) on the 29th day. Undefeated in the league since January 14, City will seek to ensure a national sack as quickly as possible to fully focus on the Champions League.
Stoke, 15th home training: 5 wins, 4 draws, 5 losses.
Manchester City is the best team away: 11 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss.
In their last 4 duels, City advantage: 3 wins and 1 draw.
The Citizens had squared the Potters in the first leg on the score of 7 goals to 2.
has not won a match in a month and a half!
Manchester City will meet this meeting with its usual holders rested in the Champions League midweek. The Citizens should sign a 26th victory in Stoke in 30 days!
Stoke – 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