Soccer Prediction for 1 December 2018 – Manchester City vs. Bournemouth

Manchester City have just managed to secure a ticket to the last 16 of the European Champions League, despite being held to a draw at Lyon headquarters on the 5th matchdays of the group phase earlier this morning (11/28). However, this success must be forgotten by Pep Guardiola’s squad as important matches await them ahead, including the match against Bournemouth. Yes, Pep Guardiola’s squad will face The Cherries in the Premier League this weekend, on Saturday night, December 1, 2018 at Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

As is known, Manchester City still peaked at the current Premier League standings with a two-point advantage over closest rivals who are none other than Liverpool. Manchester City are still unbeaten until now, it’s natural that they lead the Premier League standings with that advantage. Pep Guardiola’s direction is indeed consistent at the start of the season, especially in the Premier League. Their consistency was also seen in the last five games in all competitions, where Kompany CS won 4 wins and was only held back once.

The only draw obtained by Manchester City when they travel to Olympique Lyon headquarters early this morning (11/28) in the European Champions League event. On paper, Manchester City are clearly better than Bournemouth, because in fact, in their last five games The Cherries have lost 3 times and won twice. Currently, Bournemouth are ranked 9th  in the standings.

Head to head Matches – Manchester City vs. Bournemouth:
12/23/17 Manchester City 4 – 0 AFC Bournemouth
08/26/17 AFC Bournemouth 1 – 2 Manchester City
2/14/17 AFC Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester City
09/17/16 Manchester City 4 – 0 AFC Bournemouth
04/2/16 AFC Bournemouth 0-4 Manchester City

Manchester City’s Last 5 Matches:
11/2/18 Manchester City 2 – 0 Fulham
04/11/18 Manchester City 6 – 1 Southampton
11/08/18 Manchester City 6 – 0 Shakhtar Donetsk
11/11/18 Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United
24/11/18 West Ham United 0-4 Manchester City

Bournemouth’s Last 5 Matches:
10/27/18 Fulham 0 – 3 AFC Bournemouth
10/31/18 AFC Bournemouth 2 – 1 Norwich City
03/11/18 AFC Bournemouth 1 – 2 Manchester United
10/11/18 Newcastle United 2 – 1 AFC Bournemouth
11/25/18 AFC Bournemouth 1 – 2 Arsenal

Team Players:
Manchester City: E.Moraes – N.Otamendi – K.Walker – A.Laporte – David Silva – Fernandinho – F.Delph – I.Gundogan – S.Aguero – R.Sterling – L.Sane.
Bournemouth: A.Begovic – S.Francis – C.Daniels – S.Cook – N.Ake – D. Gosling – R.Fraser – J.Lerma – D.Brooks – C.Wilson – J.King.

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