City welcome a team with no points and no goals in their first five games and a club that’s already changed managers and will come to the Etihad desperate for points. Palace have some very talented players, but they’ve been on relegation battles for a few years and it’ll certainly be the same this time. The Eagles will park a bus and look to get a shocking result, and they can do it if City take them for granted.
Pep Guardiola and his men need to understand they can lose this game and prepare to face a very tough team. The Blues have to be at the peak of their powers to get a win today, and a victory is crucial since the next league game is against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. So yeah, this is important.
Manchester City starting XI:
Crystal Palace starting XI:
HOW TO WATCH
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
Kickoff time: 3pm (UK & Nigeria), 10am ET, 7am PT (USA), 7:30pm IST (India)
Television: Not Televised (UK), NBCSN (USA), SuperSport 2 (Nigeria), Sportsnet (Canada), Star Sports Select 2 (India)
Online streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), FuboTV (7-day free trial, click here to sign up)
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