Manchester City will welcome Cardiff to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday for the teams meeting of the 33th round in the Premier League. If the Citizens win the match they will overtake Liverpool and take the top spot in the standings. Cardiff find themselves in the relegation zone with 28 points, five less than Burnley who are the first team outside the danger zone.
Manchester City vs Cardiff Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Manchester City||Win||3 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Cardiff||Loss||1 W/ 0 D/ 3 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 22.09.2018 Cardiff – Manchester City 0:5; Sergio Aguero 32′, Bernardo Silva 35′, Ilkay Gundogan 44′, Riyad Mahrez 67′, 89′
Last game at this venue: 18.01.2014 Manchester City – Cardiff 4:2; Edin Dzeko 14′, Jesus Navas 33′, Yaya Toure 76′, Sergio Aguero 79′; Craig Noone 29′, Fraizer Campbell 90′
Worth mentioning: Manchester City won the first meeting of the season 5:0 in Cardiff. The Citizens kept a clean sheet in the two recent clashes, while the previous two featured over 4,5 goals and saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. The only game played in Manchester so far saw a tense first half that finished 1:1, but after the break City gained control of the match and triumphed 4:2 in the end.
Manchester City vs Cardiff Stats
|As of 01.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Manchester City||Win||9 W/ 1 D/ 0 L||5 W 0 D/ 0 L|
|Cardiff||Loss||3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L|
Last game Manchester City: 30.03.2019 Fulham – Manchester City 0:2; Bernardo Silva 5′, Sergio Aguero 27′
Last game Cardiff: 31.03.2019 Cardiff – Chelsea 1:2; Victor Camarasa 46′; Cezar Aspilicueta 84′, 90′
Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 19 goals 7 assists, Raheem Sterling 15 goals 9 assists, Leroy Sane 8 goals 9 assists.
Top performers Cardiff: Victor Camarasa 5 goals 3 assists, Bobby Reid 4 goals 2 assists, Sol Bamba 4 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Manchester City are unbeaten since the end of January, or the last twelve games. During that period only Chelsea managed to limit them to no goals in the regular ninety minutes. Three of City last five outings featured over 3,5 goals, while two saw both teams finding the net. In eight of their last nine home matches, the Citizens scored at least three goals.
No draw has been registered in the last nine Cardiff matches. In the weekend the team was leading 1:0 until the 84th minute, but then lost concentration and eventually lost to Chelsea. Two of their last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and saw goals at both ends.
Manchester City vs Cardiff News
Missing players Manchester City: Claudio Bravo and Fabian Delph will miss trough injuries. Benjamin Mendy is under question.
Missing players Cardiff: Sol Bamba, Matthew Connolly and Callum Paterson are out injured. Ashley Jazz Richards is doubtful.
Manchester City vs Cardiff Predictions
Manchester City to win -1 handicap – 1.22 @ bet365