Manchester City vs Burnley: Team news and updates - FCNaija
FA Cup By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 05/01/2018
High flying Manchester City is set to entertain compact Burnley at the Etihad on Saturday for their FA Cup match. TEAM NEWSMANCHESTER CITY: The Premier League leaders will be without the services of Gabriel Jesus, who will be out for the FA Cup game after he picked up a knee problem against Crystal Palace on New Year’s Eve.Vincent Kompany is a doubt after missing the both the Palace and Watford games due to a calf strain.Phil Folden is also unlikely to feature after he picked an ankle ligament injury. While Benjamin Mendy remains sidelined with an ACL knee injury. BURNLEY:Robbie Brady is out due to a knee injury and goalkeeper Tom Heaton is also nursing a shoulder injury and they won't be available for Saturday's match, while Chris Wood and Stephen Ward are also facing a knee problem and remained a doubt for the encounter.HEAD TO HEADManchester City last welcomed Sean Dyche’s side to the Etihad back in October 2017, which ended with a 3-0 victory to the Blues.A penalty from Sergio Aguero and one each from Nicolas Otamendi and Leroy Sane secured the Premier League win.Both teams have played on 79 occasions and Manchester City has claimed 34 wins and 19 draws while Burnley has won on 26 times against the Premier League leaders.