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Manchester City v Wolverhampton: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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Pep and his men look to begin domestic league with a victory.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City - Premier League Photo by Visionhaus

The Premier League is back!

Thefirst game of the season will see City face ana thorn in the side Wolves team. The blues will try to avenge the double Wolves out on them last domestic campaign

Venue: Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton

Time and Date: Monday, 21st of September 2020, kick off at 3.15pm (UK), 3.15pm (EST)

Referee: Andre Marriner.

Assistants: Scott Ledger, Simon Long.

Fourth official: Jonathan Moss.

VAR: Peter Bankes.

Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.

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Preview

Wolverhampton Wanderers are fighting for a third successive win over Manchester City.

Man City will look to become the first team to win an opening match for a 10th consecutive Premier League season.

Team News

Wolves’ teenage striker Fabio Silva, 18, could be in contention for his Premier League debut, while Nuno Espirito Santo reports no new injury concerns.

Riyad Mahrez is back in training after recovering from COVID-19 and in contention for Man City. Aymeric Laporte has rejoined the squad after his bout with the virus but Monday’s match comes too soon.

Sergio Aguero remains sidelined following surgery on his knee in June.

Prediction

Wolves can be the first side to win three league matches in a row against a Pep Guardiola team. That will mean a motivated City side and Pep Guardiola. City will start off on the right foot. Motivated and hungry for a new season. City win.

Manchester City 3-2 Wolves