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Manchester City v Sheffield United -- Premier League Matchday 20: Preview, Team News and Prediction

City face a wily Sheffield team at home.

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Competition/Round: 2019/20 English Premier League Season – Matchday 20

Date/Time: Manchester City v Sheffield United – Sunday, 29h of December, 2019, 18:00(UK); 1:00 EST, 10:00 PST (USA)

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, UK

Referee: Chris Kavanagh

Assistants: Sian Massey-Ellis, Constantine Hatzidakis.

Fourth official: John Brooks.

VAR: Stuart Attwell.

Assistant VAR: Stephen Child.

TV Info: No TV Coverage (UK), NBCSN (USA), DAZN (Canada)

Live Stream: NBC Sports, DAZN, (login required)

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Radio: BBC Radio Manchester (UK); TalkSport Radio World, Sirius XM FC (USA)

Manchester City, were defeated at the hands of Wolves last time out in the Premier League, 2-3.

Sheffield meanwhile are coming off a draw at home with Watford.

Both teams coming with adverse results and with one looking to escape the relegation zone and the other looking to keep its place in Champions League qualification, something will have to give.

Team News

Gabriel Jesus missed the clash with Wolves with illness and it is not yet known if he will be fit to face the Blades.

Ederson’s red card at Wolves means he is suspended.

David Silva and John Stones continue to improve but face late fitness tests.

Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane remain sidelined with injury.

Simon Moore is Sheffield United’s only slight doubt.

One To Watch

Oliver Norwood has been a regular for United this season and has been in good form, with all 19 games played this season.


Manchester City 4-3 Sheffield