Man City vs Burnley confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today

All you need to know about the top-flight match

Alex Pattle
Saturday 16 October 2021 15:38
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<p>Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden</p>

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden

Manchester City welcome Burnley to the Etihad Stadium today as the Premier League gets back under way following the international break.

Before the pause in top-flight action, City were part of arguably the match of the season so far as they drew 2-2 with Liverpool, the result keeping Pep Guardiola’s team third in the table – one point behind the Reds and two behind leaders Chelsea.

Meanwhile, Burnley are 18th in the standings, with Sean Dyche’s side yet to claim a victory this term.

The Clarets face a tough task in ending that winless streak as they take on the defending champions here.

Below is all you need to know about the top-flight meeting.

When is it?

The game will kick off at 3pm BST.

How can I watch it?

The fixture will not be broadcast in the UK.

Confirmed line-ups

Man City: Steffen, Cancelo, Stones, Ake, Laporte, Rodrigo, De Bruyne (C), Bernardo, Mahrez, Foden, Sterling.

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Collins, Tarkowski, Pieters, Cork, Westwood, Cornet, Brownhill, McNeil, Wood.

Odds

Man City: 7/50

Draw: 19/2

Burnley: 27/1

Prediction

Man City to take their time breaking down Burnley, then pull clear late on. Man City 3-0 Burnley.

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