Manchester City vs. West Brom: Premier League – Match Preview

Manchester City know victory over West Brom will all but secure a Champions League spot on Tuesday evening.

They edged past Leicester City on the weekend, with Gabriel Jesus scoring the winner from the spot.

Riyad Mahrez had a penalty disallowed after striking the ball twice as Man City held on.

West Brom’s poor form continued as they were beaten 1-0 by Chelsea on Friday night.

Michy Batshuayi’s goal sealed the 2016-17 Premier League title for the Blues.

Premier League form: Manchester City W3 D2 L0; West Brom W0 D1 L4
Premier League top scorers
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 18 goals
West Brom – Salomon Rondon 8 goals

Match history
City put four past West Brom earlier in the season as they produced one of their better displays under Pep Guardiola.

Man City have won the last six league meetings between the two teams.

Last five Premier League meetings
West Brom 0 Manchester City 4 – 29/10/16
Manchester City 2 West Brom 1 – 09/04/16
West Brom 0 Manchester City 3 – 10/08/15
Manchester City 3 West Brom 0 – 21/03/15
West Brom 1 Manchester City 3 – 26/12/14

Man City -1 handicap: 4/9 with Stan James

Team news
Sergio Aguero is likely to return to the starting XI on Tuesday evening and could forge a partnership with Gabriel Jesus.

Expect some rotation with the likes of Jesus Navas and Aleksandar Kolarov to return to the starting XI.

Gareth McAuley is a big doubt after going off injured against Chelsea and Marc Wilson is set to deputise.

Nacer Chadli is likely to return to the team, although Matt Phillips is set to miss out again.

Expected starting XI’s
Manchester City (4-2-2-2): Caballero; Navas, Kompany, Otamendi, Kolarov; Fernandinho, De Bruyne; Silva, Sane; Aguero, Jesus
West Brom (4-5-1): Foster; Dawson, Wilson, Evans, Nyom; Brunt, Livermore, Fletcher, Yacob, Chadli; Rondon

Predictions

Result: Manchester City (1/6 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 3-0 (13/2 with Paddy Power)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sergio Aguero (4/6 with Stan James)

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