Manchester City v Burton Albion Prediction 09-01-2018

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Manchester City v Burton Albion Prediction

Manchester City v Burton Albion Prediction

Wednesday, 9:00 pm
09-01-2019
Etihad Stadium
EFL Cup

The second game of the EFL semi-final tie will see Manchester City play host to League one side Burton Albion at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday Night Football.

City approach this home tie following a comfortable (7-0) FA Cup win over League One side Rotherham at the Etihad Stadium on Super Sunday.

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring in the opening twelve minute, Phil Foden double the advantage before City were gifted the third on the brink of half-time.

Gabriel Jesus added the fourth seven minutes after the restart, following by Riyad Mahrez (73), Nicolás Otamendi (78) before Leroy Sane completed the rout (85).

Burton Albion on the other hand come into this away Cup game on the back of an impressive (4-0) League One away win over Rochdale on Saturday.

Marcus Myers-Harness put Burton ahead inside the opening nineteen minutes, then he doubled the advantage on the half-hour mark.

Liam Boyce added the third in the 78th minute, before Harness grabbed his hat-trick four minutes from time.

Manchester City qualified for the semi-finals following a penalty shootout win over Leicester City, while Burton defeated Middlesbrough (1-0).

Players to Watch

Ilkay Gündogan was directly involved in four of City’s goals against Rotherham in the FA Cup.

Liam Boyce is Burton Albion top scorer with ten goals and five assist.

Prediction: Over 2.5 Manchester City goals

Reason for Manchester City v Burton Albion Prediction

No significant stats but we expect City to score more than two goals. City found the back of the net seven times against a League One team on Sunday.

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