West Brom v Manchester City: Premier League match preview
A look ahead to this week's Premier League fixture at The Hawthorns
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Manchester City will be full of confidence following their 3-0 victory over Swansea last Saturday.
The win moved Manuel Pellegrini’s team up to third in the Premier League, six points behind leaders Arsenal. On Wednesday they face a stuttering West Brom team who have only won one out their last 7 matches. The Baggies, under manager Steve Clark, face a Manchester team that have scored 20 goals in their last four Premier League matches; by contrast West Brom have scored 7 in the same period. Despite West Brom’s mixed form, they have recently managed to keep a decent record at home, having won two and drawn two of their last four games at The Hawthorns. The ground has also played witness to notable conflict between the two sides, with four red cards being shown in the last 5 games inside the West Midlands stadium.
KICK-OFF: Wednesday, 8pm
PAST THREE MEETINGS
Man City 1 (Dzeko) West Brom 0, Premier League, May 2013
West Brom 1 (Long) Man City 2 (Dzeko (2)), Premier League, October 2012
Man City 4 (Aguero (2), Tevez, Silva) West Brom 0, Premier League, April 2012
West Brom have won none and lost six of the last seven Barclays Premier League matches against Manchester City.
Edin Dzeko scored all three of Man City’s Premier League goals against West Brom last season.
The Baggies have mustered just one goal in their last six Premier League games against Manchester City.
Compared to at home; where they have won all 21 possible points, Manchester City have picked up just four points from six Premier League away games this season (W1 D1 L4).
West Brom to win: 5.8
Man City to win: 1.6
TV: Highlights on Sky Sports 1 at 10pm
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