Manchester City will travel to Burnley 11 points behind leaders Liverpool in the English Premier League (EPL) and winless in their last three matches away from home. The defending Premier League champions find themselves third in the league points table behind European winners Liverpool and Leicester City after just 14 games in the league. Fans that play fantasy games such as Dream11 can find all the tips and details to build a strong playing XI, including the form and availability of each player, on this page. Pep Guardiola’s side will also be without main striker Sergio Aguero, who is out for at least two more matches. Both sides went winless in their last league game. Meanwhile, those searching for all the tips and suggestions to build a strong Dream11 Playing XI for the Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League match, can scroll below to find the prediction.
Jonjo Shelvey’s stunner two-minutes from full-time denied Man City a vital win against Newcastle United at St. James Park which has pegged back them back in their defense of the league title. Pep Guardiola left defender Nicolas Otamendi on the bench for the Newcastle Clash on the weekend with Fernandinho taking the Argentine’s place at the heart of City’s defence. Guardiola continues to miss Americ Laporte, who is out with a long-term injury. Meanwhile, IIkay Gundogan will also miss the clash against the Clarets due to suspension.
Burnley, who are placed 10th in the league standings and whose two-match winning run drew to an end with the 0-2 defeat against Crystal Palace can climb as high as fourth with a shock win against City. A draw will put them at eighth. Sean Dyche will, however, be without central defender Charlie Taylor for the City clash after the left-back sustained a hamstring injury in Saturday’s defeat to Palace. Erik Peters, who replaced Taylor against Crystal Palace, is also doubtful as is Ashley Westwood, who is suffering with a groin problem.
Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019-20, Dream11 Team Prediction: Goalkeeper – Nick Pope (BUR) and Ederson Moraes (MCI) are the two first-choice goalkeepers for Burnely and Manchester City. Both the teams have so far kept five clean sheets and are in their top form. Ederson also finished third in the race for World’s Best Goalkeeper and should be the Dream11 fantasy goalkeeper.
Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019-20, Dream11 Team Prediction: Defenders – James Tarkowski (BUR) has netted a couple of times for Burnley and should be the first-choice centre-back for the Drem11 fantasy team. City’s defence have been all over the place ever since Laporte’s injury and hence Fernandinho (MCI) should be the only defender from the league champions. Phil Bardsley (BUR) should be the other defender.
Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019-20, Dream11 Team Prediction: Midfielders – Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne (MCI) leads the assists charts while his club mate David Silva (MCI) is fifth. Both should be included as midfielders, while City’s X-factor Riyad Mahrez should the other player. Dwight McNeil (BUR) will be the fourth midfielder.
Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019-20, Dream11 Team Prediction: Forwards – Raheem Sterling with eight goals is City’s second-highest goal-scorer and should be the first forward in this Dream11 fantasy team. City duo Ashley Barnes (BUR) and Chris Wood (BUR) have also been in good form and would make the front three.
Burnley vs Manchester City, Premier League 2019-20, Dream11 Team Prediction: Ederson Moraes (MCI), James Tarkowski (BUR), Fernandinho (MCI), Phil Bardsley (BUR), Kevin de Bruyne (MCI), David Silva (MCI), Riyad Mahrez (MCI), Dwight McNeil (BUR), Raheem Sterling (MCI), Ashley Barnes (BUR) and Chris Wood (BUR).
City would be eager to fire a win after two successive draws across all competitions. A win is also must for the champions in their defence of the league title. Burnley have lost four of their last six Premier League games and could fall out of the top 10. They are winless against City in the last four years and expect to extend the awful record to another game.