After a failure in the League Cup, today’s hosts are going successfully in the FA Cup, where the team passed Millwall (2:1) and Hartlepool United (2:0). In the round of 16, Crystal Palace hosted the uncompromising Stoke City but managed to break the resistance due to the higher class of footballers.
New sponsors and a high-quality transfer policy make the Eagles pretty successful in the Premier League – the club is playing attractive and effective football this season. In 28 rounds, the Glaziers, held by Patrick Vieira, grabbed seven wins and drew 12 times. It gave them 33 points and 11th place in the Premier League standings. The Eagles beat Watford (4:1) and won against Wolverhampton in the away match (2:0) but couldn’t beat Burnley, playing 1:1. The attacking line looks good this season, scoring 39 times.
Find out more today football prediction as we always choose the most exciting matches for your attention. Manchester City is confidently going through the Champions League tournament distance. Taking the top spot in the group with PSG and Leipzig, the Citizens beat Sporting CP (5:0) in the first playoff confrontation. In the second game, the teams played a goalless draw, while the Mancunians shot 14 times but were unlucky with reaching a net.
Pep Guardiola’s wards are confidently passing the tournament distance in the FA Cup, where they beat Swindon Town (4:1) and Fulham (4:1), after which they dealt with Peterborough United (2:0). In 28 rounds of the current English Premier League season, the Sky Blues took 22 wins and drew three times, which brought them 69 points and a confident first position in the table. After an unexpected loss to Tottenham at home (2:3), the Citizens dealt with Everton (1:0) and Manchester United (4:1).
Crystal Palace had a good streak in the last weeks, while no one needs additional motivation to play with the leading side. Manchester City easily goes throughout the Champions League run and now can focus on the championship battle. The advantage over Liverpool is minimal, and every tournament points loss can be vital. We assume the guests’ success, who are playing great in away games and can get a victory purely by the class difference.
Our prediction is a handicap (-1.5) for Manchester City, which can be taken with a coefficient of 2.04. We also assume that the Citizens won’t totally crush the opponent and try to play in the safe mode if it’s possible. The victory in two goals by Manchester City is offered with the odds of 3.85. To win more with huge bonuses, higher odds, and without risks – visit our football betting sites rankings page. A fresh review of the most reliable offers for Indian bettors will be helpful for you.