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Manchester City vs Burnley prediction 2024-01-31

Manchester City
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2024-01-31
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Manchester City
Prediction: 3-0
Burnley
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Probability of win
Manchester City — 88.6%
Draw — 7.8%
Burnley — 3.6%
Our Prediction
Winner: Manchester City;
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Manchester City and Burnley square off against each other at Etihad Stadium in a David-vs-Goliath clash. The Citizens are eyeing their eighth consecutive win in all competitions and they must be high on confidence following a hard-fought FA Cup triumph over Tottenham. Kevin De Bruyne is widely expected to return to the starting XI, while fit-again top scorer Erling Haland should come as a substitute. Defender Manuel Akanji is a major doubt.

The Clarets, on the other hand, are on a four-game winless run and they face an uphill task in Wednesday’s clash. As Man City have found their form in January, anything but a routine home win would be a big surprise. In their last meeting at Etihad Stadium Man City hammered Burnley 6-0 and we predict that history is going to repeat itself. Midfielder Luca Koleosho should be the only absentee in the away team.

Prediction: 4-0 (Man City)

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Both to score
Yes
46.53%
No
53.47%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
78.3%
59.5%
21.7%
40.5%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Manchester City
97%
86.4%
3%
13.6%
Burnley
48%
14%
52%
86%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
1.6%
1%
0.3%
0.1%
0%
5.5%
3.6%
1.2%
0.3%
0%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
9.6%
6.3%
2.1%
0.4%
0.1%
11.2%
7.3%
2.4%
0.5%
0.1%

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Manchester city

Last week, Manchester City traveled to visit Tottenham in the fourth round of the FA Cup. In the previous five visits to Spurs, Pep Guardiola's men failed to hit the opponent's goal and left the field as losers. The “townspeople” managed to make amends; at the end of the game, Ake scored the winning goal for the club – 1:0. Man City's last opponent in the English Premier League was Newcastle United. Guardiola's team put the finishing touches on the "forty" in the 21st round and turned out to be stronger 3:2.

Burnley

The team led by Vincent Kompany finished their performance in the FA Cup in the third stage. In this round, Burnley's opponent was Tottenham; in London, the Burgundy team were defeated with a score of 0:1. As for the Premier League, in the 21st round, Burnley hosted Luton Town at their home arena. Two former representatives of the Championship exchanged goals and did not reveal the strongest – 1:1.

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Manchester City Burnley
Games 32 33
Wins 22 4
Losses 3 21
Draws 7 8
Goals 76 33
Goals per game 2.4 1
Conceded per game 1 2.1
Attacks 131.5 95.3
Corners per game 7.8 4.9
Yellow cards per game 1.6 2.1
Fouls per game 8.2 11.4
Latest matches
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Manchester City
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5
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Manchester City
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4
1
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Everton
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Chelsea
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2
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Crystal Palace
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0
Premier League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Manchester City 32 22 7 3 76:32 73
Liverpool 31 21 8 2 72:30 71
Arsenal 31 22 5 4 75:24 71
Aston Villa 32 18 6 8 66:49 60
Tottenham Hotspur 32 18 6 8 65:49 60
Manchester United 32 15 5 12 47:48 50
Newcastle United 32 15 5 12 69:52 50
West Ham United 32 13 9 10 52:56 48
Chelsea 30 12 8 10 55:52 44
Brighton & Hove Albion 32 11 11 10 52:50 44
Wolverhampton Wanderers 32 12 7 13 46:51 43
AFC Bournemouth 32 11 9 12 47:57 42
Fulham 32 11 6 15 47:51 39
Everton 31 9 8 14 32:42 35
Brentford 33 8 8 17 47:58 32
Crystal Palace 31 7 9 15 36:54 30
Nottingham Forest 33 7 9 17 42:58 30
Luton Town 33 6 7 20 46:70 25
Burnley 33 4 8 21 33:68 20
Sheffield United 32 3 7 22 30:84 16
Top scorers
Manchester City
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E. Haaland (20)
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P. Foden (14)
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J. Álvarez (8)
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R. Hernández Cascante (7)
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva (6)
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J. Doku (3)
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J. Grealish (3)
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K. De Bruyne (3)
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M. Akanji (2)
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N. Aké (2)
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R. Lewis (2)
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O. Bobb (1)
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J. Stones (1)
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M. Kovačić (1)
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J. Gvardiol (1)
Burnley
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L. Foster (4)
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J. Brownhill (4)
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J. Bruun Larsen (4)
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M. Amdouni (4)
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D. Fofana (4)
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W. Odobert (3)
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J. Rodriguez (2)
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D. O'Shea (2)
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C. Taylor (1)
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L. Koleosho (1)
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S. Berge (1)
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A. Al Dakhil (1)
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J. Cullen (1)
Top assists
Manchester City
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J. Álvarez
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J. Doku
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P. Foden
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R. Hernández Cascante
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K. De Bruyne
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E. Haaland
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva
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M. Nunes
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K. Walker
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N. Aké
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O. Bobb
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S. Gómez
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J. Grealish
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J. Gvardiol
Burnley
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D. O'Shea
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L. Foster
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W. Odobert
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J. Berg Guðmunds­son
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J. Cullen
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J. Brownhill
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S. Berge
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L. Koleosho
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C. Roberts
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M. Amdouni
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L. Beyer
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J. Rodriguez
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C. Taylor
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L. Assignon
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D. Fofana
Premier League Manchester City Burnley
Number of matches 380 32 33
Average win rate (%) 38.4 68.8 12.1
Goals per match 3.2 2.4 1
Yellow per match 4.5 1.6 2
Corners per match 10.9 7.8 4.9
Home goals per match 1.8 2.5 1
Away goals per match 1.5 2.2 1
Player rating 6.9 7.1 6.7

Unveiling the Legacy of Manchester City and Burnley Soccer Teams

This article delves deep into the illustrious history of two of English Premier League's most revered clubs, Manchester City and Burnley. Stretching back to their formation in the late 19th century, both teams have shaped English football and left an indelible mark of their impressive legacy.

The Crucible of Champions: Manchester City

Manchester City Football Club was founded in 1880 under the name St. Mark's (West Gorton). Several name changes later, it assumed its current title in 1894. Over its long and storied history, Manchester City has garnered numerous accolades, including multiple Premier League titles, FA Cups, League Cups, and Community Shields, culminating in their crowning moment — winning the treble of domestic honours during the 2018-2019 season.

What truly distinguishes Manchester City, however, is their transformation in the modern era. From a mid-table team in the early 2000s, they evolved into a world-class behemoth of football after the takeover by Abu Dhabi United Group in 2008. With the investments in top-tier players and excellent backroom staff, Manchester City consistently challenges for top honours and has established themselves as a revered power in European football.

The Claret Indomitable: Burnley

Meanwhile, on the other side of the Pennines, Burnley Football Club emerged in 1882, becoming one of the founding members of the Football League in 1888. Although their trophy cabinet may not match up to Manchester City's, Burnley’s contribution to the game is far from trivial. In fact, Burnley has to their name two First Division titles, a feat achieved in 1921 and 1960.

Perhaps the most significant part of Burnley's history is their 1959–60 campaign, where they won the league using only 16 players throughout the entire season. This avant-garde approach of utilizing a small and close-knit squad has been much lauded and set a precedent for English football. Burnley also reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup next season, marking them as one of the few English clubs to have reached this stage in their premier European competition.

A Comparison of Contrasts

While both teams share the common ancestry of 19th century football, their paths diverged markedly. Manchester City's acquisition by the Abu Dhabi United Group catapulted them into an echelon reserved for the elites, while Burnley had to battle relegation and financial problems before eventually rising again in recent years. Nonetheless, both teams have always shown an immense amount of resolve and determination, befitting the indomitable spirit of the beautiful game.

Conclusion

Historically rich and ever-evolving, Manchester City and Burnley have shared more than just thrilling encounters on the football pitch. They've witnessed great era-defining players, revolutionary tactics, and transformative investments. They are more than just football clubs; they are the embodiment of community pride and unity, enthralling the world with the gripping spectacle that is football. Both teams, with their varied journeys across the timeline of football history, encapsulate the true spirit of English football: resilient, nuanced, and infinitely captivating.