In the match of the 21st round of the championship of England, the “Citizens” will take “Wolves” on January 22. What to expect from this match?
After the pause for the World Cup, the Citizens played seven matches. Liverpool were beaten 3-2 in the League Cup, followed by 3-1 against Leeds, 1-1 against Everton and 1-0 against Chelsea in the league. After defeating Chelsea (4-0) in the FA Cup, City suffered two defeats: by Southampton (0-2) in the League Cup and in the derby by Juve (1-2) in the championship. After 18 games, Manchester City have 39 points and second place in the APL standings.
Wolverhampton has won only one of the last five matches in various tournaments. We are talking about the main time. So, on December 31, Wolves lost at home to Manchester United (0-1), then followed by draws with Aston Villa (1-1) and just Liverpool (2-2). After that, Wolverhampton lost on penalties to Nottingham Forest in the English League Cup (1-1, 3-4 penalties), and then on 14 January followed a long-awaited victory over West Ham (1-0).
- Manchester City has scored in 16 straight matches, including friendlies;
- Wolverhampton has received a goal in seven of their last eight matches;
- Manchester City has beaten Wolverhampton in their last five head-to-head matches by a total margin of 16-2.
In this meeting, Manchester City naturally look the favorites. The question is how productive this meeting will be.
We see the result of this clash as 2-0 in favor of the Citizens.