Burton v Manchester City Prediction
Wednesday, 5:00 pm
League One side Burton welcomes Manchester City to the Pirelli Stadium for the second leg of the EFL Cup semi finals fixtures.
Burton approach this second leg encounter following a (2-2) away draw to Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday.
John Brayford eight minutes goal was leveled eight minutes after the restart, Burton then fell behind in the 75th minutes before Brayford score the equalizer in stoppage time.
Manchester City on the other hand come into this away Cup tie on the back of a (3-0) away win over Huddersfield at the John Smith Stadium on Super Sunday.
Danilo put The Citizens in front in the 18th minute, Raheem Sterling doubled the lead in the 54th minute, before Leroy Sane sealed the win two minute later.
City dismantled their host Burton (9-0) in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium a fortnight ago.
Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring inside five minutes, before Gabriel Jesus doubled the lead on the half hour mark.
Jesus then scored the third in the 34th minute, and Oleksandr Zinchenko added the fourth three minutes later.
Jesus got his hat-trick twelve minutes after the restart, substitute Phil Foden made it six in the 63rd minute, before Jesus added the seventh two minutes later.
Kyle Walker made it eight in the 70th minutes before Riyad Mahrez completed the rout in the 83rd minutes.
Players to Watch
John Brayford bagged a brace in Burton (2-2) draw away to Doncaster.
Gabriel Jesus scored four goal in the first leg. He now has fourteen goals and three assist so far this season.
Prediction: Over 3.5 goals
Reason for Burton v Manchester City Prediction
Each of Burton’s last four games in all competitions have had over 3.5 goals.
Over 3.5 goals have been scored in each of City’s last two Cup games