The defending champions, Manchester City are still determined to maintain their position at the top of the current standings, as they lead only on a goal difference that is superior to the two rivals below, including Chelsea and Liverpool. At the 20th Matchdays of Premier League, Citizen will face Burnley. The match is planned to take place on the upcoming Saturday night, October 20, 2018 at Etihad Stadium.
Yes, Manchester City are currently leading the premier League standings with 22 points from 8 matches that have taken place. It means they have won 6 victories and held back two draws, one of which was a draw from Pep Guardiola’s squad in the match before the international break against Liverpool. With 22 points, Citizen led the standings through goal difference from just two rivals, Chelsea and Liverpool.
Whereas in the record of his last five matches in all competitions, Manchester City managed to score four wins and were held to a draw. Playing at home and far superior to Burnley, Manchester City is clearly more favored to win in the match. Burnley alone only collected 8 points from 8 Premier League matches that have taken place and now they are ranked 12th. In their last five matches, Burnley only packed 2 wins and swallowed 2 defeats. Playing at Citizen’s headquarters, of course Burnley is not favored to win in the party later.
Head to head Matches – Manchester City vs Burnley:
[02/02/18] Burnley 1-1 Manchester City
[01/01/18] Manchester City 4-1 Burnley
[10/21/17] Manchester City 3-0 Burnley
[02/01/17] Manchester City 2-1 Burnley
[26/11/16] Burnley 1-2 Manchester City
Manchester City’s Last 5 Matches:
[07/10/18] Liverpool 0-0 Manchester City
[02/10/18] Hoffenheim 1-2 Manchester City
[09/29/18] Manchester City 2-0 Brighton Albion
[09/26/18] Oxford United 0-3 Manchester City
[09/18/18] Cardiff 0-5 Manchester City
Burnley’s Last 5 Matches:
[06/10/18] Burnley 1-1 Huddersfield
[09/30/18] Cardiff 1-2 Burnley
[09/26/18] Burton Albion 2-1 Burnley
[09/22/18] Burnley 4-0 Bournemouth
[09/18/18] Wolverhampton 1-0 Burnley
Manchester City: Ederson Moraes, Stones, Mendy, Laporte, Walker, Fernandinho, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, David Silva, Sterling, Aguero.
Burnley: Hart, Taylor, Mee, Lowton, Tarkowski, Lennon, Cork, Westwood, Guðmundsson, Barnes, Vokes.