Manchester City vs Burton Albion: Match Preview and Predicted Starting XI

Manchester City vs Burton Albion: Match Preview and Predicted Starting XI

Manchester City will be hosting English League One side, Burton Albion at the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of the semi-final of the Carabo Cup.

The defending champion will hope to continue their winning run in the year and also work hard to take a step further in their defense of the English Football League title.

Burton Albion, on the other hand, will be hoping to get a draw from this match and finish off the English giant at their home in the second leg of the encounter.

Both teams started the year on a good note, City defeated the English Premier League leader, Liverpool in their last match while Burton defeated Rochdale in their League 1 encounter.

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City have the home advantage and they are the bigger team. This should be a walk in the park for Pep Guardiola’s men.

Current Form

Manchester City: WLLWW

Burton: LLWLW

Predicted Starting XI

Manchester City:

Arijanet Muric

Kyle Walker

Danilo

Nicolas Otamendi 

 Oleksandr Zinchenko 

Ilkay Guendogan 

Kevin De Bruyne  

Phil Foden

Leroy Sane

Riyad Mahrez 

Gabriel Jesus

Burton:

Bradley Collins

Jake Buxton

Ben Turner

Ben Fox

Reece Hutchinson

Jamie Allen

Scott Fraser

Stephen Quinn

Lucas Akins

David Templeton

Marcus Harness

KICKOFF: 8:45 PM Nigerian time

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