Carabao Cup: Man City vs Bristol, team news and updates - FCNaija

European News By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 08/01/2018

Pep Guardiola' men are set to face Bristol City in the first leg of the Carabao Cup at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday evening.

TEAM NEWS:

MANCHESTER CITY:

The Premier League leaders will be without the likes of Gabriel Jesus due to a knee injury, Vincent Kompany is another player that is likely to miss the game due to a calf injury, Phil Foden is also sidelined due to injury and Benjamin Mendy remained a sideline due to a knee injury.

BRISTOL CITY:

Korey Smith is a doubt for the match after he received a knocked in the 3-0 defeat against Watford in the FA Cup.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Manchester City has played Bristol City on 17 occasions, but the Etihad giants have won on six occasions while Bristol City has won eight times and drew three times.

RECENT FORM:

MANCHESTER CITY:

Manchester City has been in blistering form in the Premier League and has also transformed the form to other competitions and the Carabao Cup is not exempted.

The Etihad outfit edged out Wolverhampton on penalty shoots out to get to this stage of the Carabao Cup.

The Premier League holders thrashed Burnley 4-1 in the FA Cup in their last outing on Saturday.

BRISTOL CITY:

Bristol City knocked out EFL Cup holders Manchester United to get to this stage of the competition and Lee Johnson’s side also knocked out Premier League teams such as Watford, Stoke and Crystal Palace.

PREDICTIONS:

Manchester City 2-1 Bristol City

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

MANCHSTER CITY:

Bravo, Danilo, Mangala, Adarabioyo, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Toure, Sterling, Gündo─čan, Sane, Agüero

BRISTOL CITY:

Steele, Wright, Flint, Baker, Bryan, Magnusson, Smith, Brownhill, Pack, Reid, Paterson.

 
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