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Manchester City v Burnley: Preview, Team News and Prediction

Pep and his men ready for Burnley match.

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The Premier League rolls on! Manchester City’s game Saturday vs Burnley will be a competitive one.

A match filled with plenty of story lines, Guardiola v Dyche, both teams mounting injuries and match congestion. There is plenty to discuss.

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Time and Date: Saturday, 28 November 2020 kick off at 15.00 pm (UK), 10.00 am (EST)

Referee: Lee Mason

Assistants: Richard West, Adrian Holmes

Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

VAR: Robert Jones

Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger

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

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City are looking to get back on the right course in the Premier League after last weekend’s 2-0 loss at Tottenham.

A midweek Champions League win at Olympiakos guaranteed progression to the Round of 16 so should help with momentum.

Burnley won their first match of the campaign with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace last Monday.

Team News

Pep Guardiola will have a fully fit squad to choose from for the first time this season.

Burnley will be without Dale Stephens and Jack Cork.

Robbie Brady is rated as doubtful and England keeper Nick Pope faces a late fitness test.


An interesting managerial duel, Pep v Dyche match that should feature a heavy possession based attack by City and Burnley looking to counter. I do think City’s quality in midfield will be the difference. Along with a great forward line.

Manchester City 3-1 Burnley