Manchester City vs. Huddersfield Town: FA Cup Fifth Round Replay – Match Preview

Manchester City host Huddersfield Town in their FA Cup Fifth Round Replay with a trip to Middlesbrough awaiting the winner.

The original tie finished goalless, with Huddersfield more than matching their illustrious visitors for long periods.

City’s last fixture was their amazing Champions League first leg tie with Monaco that finished 5-3 at the Etihad.

Huddersfield were held to a 1-1 draw at Barnsley on Saturday, with Marley Watkins’ volley earning the hosts a point.

Form guide: Manchester City W4 D1 L0; Huddersfield W3 D2 L0
2016/17 top scorers
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 20 goals
Huddersfield Town – Elias Kachunga 11 goals

Team news
Both sides are likely to rotate their squads here with the pair in the middle of congested fixture lists.

Vincent Kompany could make a rare start, whilst Claudio Bravo, Fabian Delph and Jesus Navas are set to be given chances.

Aaron Mooy is ineligible to face his parent club, whilst Isaiah Brown is a major doubt with a head injury.

Expected starting XI’s
Manchester City (4-2-3-1): Bravo; Sagna, Kompany, Otamendi, Clichy; Delph, Fernando; Navas, Garcia, Nolito; Aguero
Huddersfield (4-2-3-1): Coleman; Cranie, Hudson, Stankovic, Holmes-Dennis; Billing, Whitehead; Lolley, Payne, Parra; Quaner

Predictions

Result: Manchester City (1/7 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 3-0 (13/2 with Bet Victor)

Anytime Goalscorer: Nolito (8/11 with Bet 365)

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