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Wigan vs Man City: Team news, updates, lineups & predictions - FCNaija

FA Cup By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 19/02/2018

Wigan is set to entertain the Premier League leaders Manchester City at the DW Stadium in the FA Cup on Monday evening, as Pep Guardiola's men aim to continue their good run of form in all competitions this season.

TEAM NEWS

WIGAN ATHLETIC:

Wigan will miss the services of Devante Cole, Donervon  Daniels and James Vaughan the trio are being cup-tied.Shaun- McDonald and Jordan Flores are long-term absentees for the Lactic and Midfielder Sam Morsy will the game against the Premier League leaders due to suspension.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Benjamin Mendy is still out for the Cityzens while Gabriel Jesus might be available for selection after making a quick return from his knee injury.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Both sides have played on 24 occasions the Latics won seven of those fixtures and Manchester City won 13 and four ended in a draw.

RECENT FORM

WIGAN ATHLETIC:

Wigan has been in a solid form this season and they are currently second in the league one table despite having two games in hand.

Wigan last six games have been a good game for the Latics, having won four out pf the encounter and suffered two defeats.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Pep Guardiola’s team remains the team to beat in England having second the final of the Carabao Cup against Arsenal they are also the runaway Premier League leaders and are still alive in the Champions League after their 4-0 thrashing of Basel in Switzerland in the midweek Champions League.

Manchester City last six games was superb, they only had a draw and won the remaining five convincingly.

PREDICTIONS:

WIGAN ATHLETIC 0:4 MANCHESTER CITY

PROBABLE LINEUPS

WIGAN:

Walton; Byrne, Dunkley, Burn, Elder; Fulton, Power; Massey, Jacobs, Powell; Grigg.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Bravo; Danilo, Stones, Laporte, Zinczenko; Fernandino, Toure, Gundogen, B Silva, Sane; Aguero.
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