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Manchester City vs. Wolves: Premier League – Match Preview

by hisham

Manchester City will look to move back within five points of league leaders Liverpool when they host Wolves on Sunday.

City recorded a hard fought victory at Goodison Park last time out, winning 3-1 with Riyad Mahrez superb.

They weren’t at their best in the Champions League either, however they were too strong for Dinamo Zagreb.

Wolves recorded a famous Europa League win, with Wily Boly scoring a last minute winner away to Besiktas.

In an excellent week for the club, they also secured their first league win of the season, a comfortable 2-0 success over Watford.

Premier League form: Manchester City W4 D0 L1; Wolves W1 D2 L2
Premier League top scorers
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 8 goals
Wolves – Raul Jimenez 2 goals

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Match history
Manchester City recorded a comfortable 3-0 win in the meeting last season, with Gabriel Jesus scoring twice.

Wolves last win over Manchester City came back in 2010, a narrow 2-1 success, with David Edwards scoring the winner.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester City 3 Wolves 0 – 14/01/19
Wolves 1 Manchester City 1 – 25/08/18
Wolves 0 Manchester City 2 – 22/04/12
Manchester City 3 Wolves 1 – 29/10/11
Manchester City 4 Wolves 3 – 15/01/11

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Team news
Kevin de Bruyne misses out here having sustained a groin injury late on vs. Everton.

Sergio Aguero didn’t start the last league game,  but should feature ahead of Gabriel Jesus.

Despite playing in Turkey on Thursday, Wolves are likely to name a similar XI here.

Adama Traore and Leander Dendoncker will likely come into the team, with Diego Jota still injured.

Expected starting XI’s
Manchester City (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Zinchenko; Rodri, D.Silva, B.Silva; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling
Wolves (3-5-2): Patricio; Bennett, Coady, Boly; Doherty, Dendoncker, Neves, Moutinho, Jonny; Jiminez, Traore

Predictions

Result: Manchester City (1/8 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 2-0 (13/2 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sergio Aguero (3/5 with 888 Sport)

Odds correct at time of article (17:15, 05/10), they are subject to change

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