Norwich City vs Manchester City
English Premier League, England
Date: Saturday, 14th September 2019
Kick off at: 17.30 UK Time
Venue: Carrow Road, Norwich, England

Premier League defending champion, Manchester City are looking to keep pace at the top of table. Pep Guardiola’s men will be targeting another three points this weekend as they face Norwich City.

Norwich City vs Manchester City Possible Lineups

Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for their upcoming Premier League weekend battle.  Let’s take a look at the potential lineups and formation that they could be preparing to help them get all three points.

Norwich City

Expected Formation: 4-3-3

Probable Lineups: Krul(g); Aarons, Godfrey, Hanley, Lewis(def);Amadou, Leitner(mid);Buendia, Stiepermann, Cantwell(att mid); Pukki(att)

Manchester City

Expected Formation: 4-3-3

Probable Lineups: Ederson(g);Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Zinchenko(def);De Bruyne, Rodri, D. Silva(mid); B. Silva, Aguero, Sterling(att)

Recent Form

Before heading into this Saturday Premier League match, both teams have been involved in other matches. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have more information about their current form.

Norwich City

Recent form in all competition (last five matches):LWLLL

The Canaries haven’t been experiencing positive start into their Premier League season with only one win and three defeats. On their latest match, Daniel Farke’s side found themselves beaten 2-0 by West Ham United.

That defeat certainly makes their confidence level reaching a rather low level ahead of this weekend tie. However, Farke will be hoping that recent international break can get his players mind fresh and ready for Man City.

Manchester City

Recent form in all competition (last five matches) : WWDWW

Man City still looking strong to start their new league season, winning three and drawing one of their four previous EPL matches. Pep Guardiola’s only draw so far was against Tottenham Hotspur back in the second match of the new season.

After that draw, Man City went on to win their next two games against Bournemouth and Brighton and Hove Albion. Those results should give enough beliefs for the visitor in taking maximum points on Saturday..

Team News

Norwich City

The Canaries will have to deal with several absentee for this upcoming Saturday encounter. Thompson, Klose, Hernandez, Zimmerman along with Trybull are all reportedly out for Saturday.

Nevertheless, the home team still have a potential threat for their opponent with Teemu Pukki up front. Tim Krul will potentially have a busy match next Saturday, considering Man City strong attacking moves.

Manchester City

Guardiola’s side will still be missing important names with Mendy Sane and Laporte remain injured.Fernandinho could start at center back position with John Stones condition is still doubtful for Saturday match.

Bernardo Silva and Riyad Mahrez look to be battling for a spot in City’s right wing position. However, Sergio Aguero and Raheem sterling are set to lock the remaining positions up front.

Head to Head Records:

In their last five meetings, Man City have been more successful than their opponent with three wins and two draws.

Their latest matchup was back on March 12, 2016 in the Premier League, which ended in a goalless draw.

Match Prediction

The home team will be hoping that they can put on a solid performance from start to finish on Saturday. Farke’s side are hoping to create problems for the defending champion and stealing at least a point.

Man City are not coming to fool around though as Guardiola boys will be pushing for all three points. City are strong favorite to take maximum points, but they must remain cautious over Norwich.

Final Score: 0-3

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