At home, Manchester City are looking for a new triumph
Manchester City and Burnley duel this Saturday (18) at 2:45 pm (Brasília time), at the Etihad Stadiumfor the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. In a unique clash, the team led by Pep Guardiola is considered a strong favorite to advance. On the other hand, the leader of the Championship promises hard play.
Manchester City vs Burnley lineup
In the previous phase, the Citizens advanced to the quarterfinals with victories over Chelsea (4 to 0) and Arsenal (1 to 0) and Bristol City (3 to 0). At first, Pep Guardiola has practically all the players available. After a quiet qualification in the Champions League, the focus is now on another.
Even though he is considered a favorite in today’s game, Guardiola is restrained in his words and praises his opponent in a little while.
– In these last two, three days we are thinking about what they (Burnley) have done so far. I’m not surprised what they’re doing. Being so close to becoming a Premier League team next season, looking carefully at what they are doing, I understand why they are there. It will be a very tough rival, as they do amazing things on the field – said the Manchester City coach.
In the Premier League, City remain in contention with Arsenal for this season’s title. At the moment, there are five points of difference. In the last round, they beat Crystal Palace by 1-0.
Manchester City’s likely lineup against Burnley is as follows: ortega; Lewis, Stones, Laporte and Ake; De Bruyne, Phillips and Bernardo Silva; Mahrez, Alvarez and Foden.
Manchester City vs Burnley
Date and time: 3/18/2023, at 2:45 pm (from Brasilia)
Local: Etihad Stadium, in Manchester (ING)
Where to watch: Star+
MANCHESTER CITY (Coach: Pep Guardiola)
ortega; Lewis, Stones, Laporte and Ake; De Bruyne, Phillips and Bernardo Silva; Mahrez, Alvarez and Foden.
BURNLEY (Coach: Vincent Kompany)
Peacock-Farrell; Roberts, Ekdal, Beyer and Maatsen; Cork and Cullen; Zaroury, Gudmundsson and Tella; Barnes.
Embezzlement: Josh Brownhill, Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Darko Churlinov, Manuel Benson and Jay Rodriguez (injured)