Manchester City will be looking to extend their incredible winning form when they travel to take on Swansea City in the last 16 of the FA Cup. The match schedules for Wednesday at Liberty Stadium with kickoff at 10:30 pm.
The current Premier League leaders are on a 14 match winning streak across all competitions, though they face a potentially tricky test against in-form Swansea side.
City took a strong stance on their Premier League bid last weekend after a 4-1 thumping of reigning champions Liverpool. What made the win more historic was it was Pep’s first victory at Anfield. Two of Allison’s mistakes gave the three-way lead after a penalty miss by Ilkay Gundogan.
Pep Guardiola’s men conceded for the first time in seven league outings. However, the recent winning was an important one as the side moved five points above second-placed Manchester United with a game in hand.
City is current favorites to contest for their fifth Premier League title this past decade and remain favorites to clinch their seventh FA Cup win in their history.
However, they come face to face against an in-form Swansea side in the championship. The side currently sits one point off the automatic promotion zone thanks to a run of six wins and two draws in their last eight league outings. It is a much Pep must not take lightly.
Swansea City vs Manchester City Head to Head
Both sides have 16 games against each other with Swansea taking home one win while Manchester City with 13 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Swansea City 2-0 Norwich City
Rotherdam United 1-3 Swansea City
Swansea City 1-1 Brentford
Swansea City 5-1 Nottingham Forest
Barnsley 0-2 Swansea City
Liverpool 1-4 Man City
Burnley 0-2 Man City
Man City 1-0 Sheffield United
West Brom 0-5 Man City
Cheltenham Town 1-3 Man City
Swansea City Team News
The side enters into the clash with Korey Smith, Steven Benda, and Liam Cullen’s injured trio. Cooper expects to start his strongest side ahead of the clash. It means Conor Hourihane might earn a spot in attack.
Manchester City Team News
Kevin De Bruyne continues life on the sidelines with an expected return till the end of the month. Sergio Aguero is back in training after recovering from coronavirus but is not ready to make a return.
Prediction and Odds
City received a scare last month from Cheltenham and will be extra cautious this time around for a win.
Man City Win
Goals Over 2.5
Both Teams to Score