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Manchester City v West Bromwich: Preview, Team News and Prediction

City face a relegation battling club.

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The Premier League rolls on! Manchester City’s game midweek is the against a relegation battling West Brom.

A match filled with plenty of story lines as both teams battle injuries and match congestion. There is plenty to discuss.

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Time and Date: Wednesday, 15 December 2020 kick off at 8.00 pm (UK), 3.00 pm (EST)

Referee: Peter Bankes

Assistants: Ian Hussin, Neil Davies

Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

VAR: Martin Atkinson

Assistant VAR: Stephen Child.

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Preview

Pep Guardiola’s men sit ninth in the Premier League table following Saturday’s 0-0 draw away to Manchester United.

They carry in a six match unbeaten streak and will look to continue it.

West Brom sit 19th in the Premier League table, but know a victory at the Etihad would haul them out of the relegation zone.

The Baggies have lost their last two after picking up their first win of the season over rock bottom Sheffield United at the end of November.

Team News

Pep Guardiola will have two absences in Eric Garcia and Olkesandr Zinchenko. Also, a questionable status for Sergio Aguero.

Forwards Hal Robson-Kanu and Connor Townsend are out. As is Sam Field and Matheus Pereira is suspended for a previous red card.

Prediction

Manchester City 3-0 West Bromwich