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Manchester City v Sheffield United: Preview, Team News and Prediction

Pep and his men play the Blades.

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The Premier League rolls on! Manchester City’s game Saturday v Sheffield United will be a competitive one.

A match filled with plenty of story lines, Guardiola v Wilder, City’s piling injuries and more.

Venue: Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England

Time and Date: Sunday, 31 October 2020 kick off at 12.30 pm (UK), 8.30 am (EST)

Referee: Michael Oliver

Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett.

Fourth official: Peter Bankes

VAR: Paul Tierney

Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday.

TV Info: BT Sport (UK), NBCSN (USA), DAZN (Canada)

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City are coming off a great Champions League win. That added with some positive results in the league makes for a great match.

Sheffield have had a mixed opening and have fallen in form compared to last year’s fantastic effort.

We are sure to be in for a great game.

Team News

Nathan Ake and Gabriel Jesus’ conditions are improving after their injury layoffs, but Pep Guardiola will make a late decision on whether they will be involved at Bramall Lane.

Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho and Benjamin Mendy are all out with injury.

Max Lowe could return for Sheffield United but John Fleck, Lys Mousset, Jack O’Connell and Simon Moore are all out injured.


A back and forth game that should feature some goals. I do think City’s quality in midfield will be the difference. Pep will know what Arteta is thinking and that should help.

Manchester City 2-1 Sheffield United