Manchester City vs Bristol City Preview and Prediction:

 Competitors Carabao Cup
Begin Date 9 Jan 2018 – 19:45 GMT
Venue Etihad Stadium
 Referee Anthony Taylor

bristol metropolis’s reward for knocking efl cup holders manchester united out of the competitors is a semi-final final tie towards high of the Premier league leaders manchester City.

lee johnson’s championship facet had knocked out watford, stoke and crystal palace sooner than jose mourinho’s united turned their fourth top-flight scalp – a report for the competitors.

the robins’ ultimate-gasp 2-1 win in direction of the pink devils has set them up for a 2-legged semi-final final in opposition to pep guardiola’s metropolis, who stay unbeaten in home competitors.

HEAD TO HEAD 

Manchester City Matches Win Draw Lose
General 14 6 1 7
Residence 7 Four zero three
Away 7 2 1 Four
Bristol City Matches Win Draw Lose
General 14 5 1 eight
Residence 7 2 zero 5
Away 7 three 1 three

 

TEAM NEWS

 Manchester City

david silva flew once more to spain on saturday night for household causes and it’s uncertain whether or not or not he’ll return to play in tuesday’s league cup semi closing.
sergio aguero appeared to select up a knee downside in saturday’s Four-1 win over burnley throughout the fa cup however is anticipated to get higher in time to characteristic proper right here.
it stays to be seen whether or not or not pep guardiola will allow claudio bravo to protect in purpose now metropolis are within the semi finals.
benjamin mendy, vincent kompany, gabriel jesus and phil foden will miss out for the house facet.

 Bristol City

lee johnson is predicted to call the similar xi that beat manchester united inside the ultimate spherical of the league cup.
korey smith obtained right here off at 1/2-time towards watford on saturday and is an early doubt for tuesday’s match towards manchester metropolis.
the robins might also be with out six completely different gamers for the primary leg.

RECENT FORMS

  TEAM FORM
   Manchester City W W W D W W
  Bristol City W D W L L L

 

MISSING PLAYERS

 Manchester City

Participant   Standing
Benjamin Mendy   Out
Vincent Kompany   Out
Gabriel Jesus   Out
Phil Foden   Out
Sergio Agüero   Uncertain

Bristol City

Participant   Standing
Gary O’Neil   Out
Jens Hegeler   Out
Famara Diedhiou   Out
Eros Pisano   Out
Callum O’Dowda   Out
Ivan Lucic   Out
Korey Smith   Uncertain

Anticipated Lineups Manchester City vs Bristol City

 Manchester City

Bristol City

Prediction

Manchester City have scored Four+ objectives in 38% of their house matches this season, which does not bode correctly for bristol metropolis.
since eliminating manchester united, bristol metropolis have simplest gained one of many ensuing 5 matches and have misplaced every of their final three.

Prediction: 2-1

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