Cardiff v Manchester City Prediction
Saturday, 3:00 pm
Cardiff City Stadium
English Premier League
Manchester City travels to the Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday.
Cardiff approach this fixture on the back of a (4-1) defeat ti Chelsea at the Bridge.
Sol Bamba put Cardiff ahead in the 17th minute when he scored from close range following Sean Morrison’s flick-on from a free kick.
But their Host turned on the heat to deny them at least a point as it ended (4-1) at the Bridge.
City comes into this tie following a disappointing Champions League (2-1) loss against Lyon at the Eithad.
The Premier League Champions lacked intensity and fell behind in the 26th minutes. They found themselves two goals down before half-time after their French counterparts took advantage of a defensive mistake.
City played with more intensity in the second half but could only manage to pull one back in the 67th minutes courtesy of Bernado Silva.
The Citizens last trip to the Cardiff Stadium was in the FA Cup last season, were they won (2-0).
Players to Watch
Leroy Sane scored City’s opening goal against Fulham, and came off the bench to get an assist against Lyon in the Champions League.
Prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Reason for Cardiff v Manchester City Prediction
Each of Cardiff’s last three games have had over 2.5 goals.
Over 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Manchester City’s last three games in all competitions.