The finale day of the 2019/20 Premier League day sets to host two sides separated with 57 points. High flying Manchester City sets to host against Championship bound Norwich at the Etihad Stadium. The match schedules for Sunday with kickoff 6 p.m.
Both sides head into the match with nothing to play for but pride. Norwich City is on its way back to the Championship after a triumphant start in the league. Manchester City is looking forward to preparing for their Championship League that comes in a matter of weeks.
Despite all their success in the domestic home front, Pep is yet to clinch the Champions League to add to his catalog. The side will head into the match as a warm-up to the coming second league of the Champions League against La Liga crowned champions Real Madrid.
The side hopes to mark their fifth home win in the league to add to their top-flight form. The side has comfortably moved past sides Watford, Brighton, Bournemouth and Newcastle United in their past encounters.
Daniel Farke looked like reaching rock bottom, especially after their clash against Burnley. The tension and emotions were high in the field with two red cards in the first half of the match. This saw Buendia and Drmic head out of the field after making fouls.
Manchester City vs. Norwich City Head to Head
Both sides have 11 games against each other with Man City taking seven wins while Norwich with two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Watford 0-4 Man City
Man City 2-1 Bournemouth
Brighton 0-5 Man City
Man City 5-0 Newcastle United
Southampton 1-0 Man City
Norwich 0-2 Burnley
Chelsea 1-0 Norwich
Norwich 0-4 West Ham
Watford 2-1 Norwich
Arsenal 4-0 Norwich
Manchester City Team News
Attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will look to break Thiery Henry’s assist record. Tow assists for the Belgian will break the Assist King’s record in Arsenal’s 2003-04 record. Argentinian Sergio Aguero is another missing feature recovering from knee surgery. Pep is optimistic the prolific striker will be available in the Champions League Clash.
Norwich City Team News
Drmic and Bundia set to serve their first match ban after receiving red cards during their last time out. Farke will contend with injury woes on the final day with Alex Tattey and Timm Klose out with injuries.
Prediction and Odds
Manchester City will have a slight breeze against a disheartened and injury struck side. We expect a goal-fest this weekend.
Manchester City Win
Goals Over 4.5
De Bruyne to Score