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Manchester City vs Swansea, Premier League: Team News, Preview, Predictions

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The Blues play their first match as champions looking to continue their pursuit of records

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Premier League

Manchester City (1st, 87pts) vs Swansea City (17th, 33pts)

Competition/Round: 2017-18 Premier League, Matchday 35

Man City team news: Fernandinho (out, suspended), Sergio Agüero (out, knee), John Stones (doubtful, fitness)

Swansea team news: Renato Sanches (out, hamstring), Wilfried Bony (out, knee), Leroy Fer (out, achilles), Sam Clucas (doubtful, knee), Luciano Narsingh (doubtful, ankle)

Date/Time: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, 4.30pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 11.30am EST, 8.30am PST (USA), 9pm IST (India)

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Referee: Craig Pawson

How to watch on TV: Sky Sports Premier League (UK), NBCSN (USA), TSN 4 (Canada), SuperSport 3 (Nigeria), Star Sport Select 2 (India), others

How to stream: Sky GO (UK), NBC Sports Live (USA), TSN GO (Canada), FuboTV (7-day free trial, click here to sign up)

Manchester City will officially begin the celebration of the Premier League title with a match against Swansea City at Etihad. Pep Guardiola and his men will lift the trophy in a few weeks and this will be the start of the party. The game doesn’t matter for City in terms of the table (for obvious reasons), but Swansea still need a win to confirm their place in the division and will see this as a big opportunity to get three points.

So what will Pep and his boys play for? Premier League Records. Maybe 100 points? Maybe 100 goals? Maybe a lot more? It starts with a big win on Sunday. Let’s see if they can get it.


Man City (4-3-3): Ederson; Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Delph; De Bruyne, Gundogan, Silva; Sterling, Jesus, Sané

Swansea (3-4-3): Fabianski; v.d.Hoorn, Fernández, Mawson; Naughton, Ki, King, Olsson; Narsing, A.Ayew, J.Ayew


Who cares about the result, right? But we’re still winning this one to make this long title party even more fun: 3-1 to the Blues.