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Manchester City v Aston Villa: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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The Premier League rolls on!

Manchester City’s game is against Aston Villa.

A match filled with plenty of story lines as both teams battle a packed schedule and quality opponents. There is plenty to discuss.

Venue: Villa Park, Birmingham, England

Time and Date: Wednesday, 20 April, 2021 kick off at 8.15 pm (UK), 3.15 pm (EST, USA)

Referee: Peter Bankes

Assistants: Neil Davies, Harry Lennard

Fourth official: Anthony Taylor

VAR: Jarred Gillet

Assistant VAR: Stephen Child

TV Info: Sky Sports (UK), NBCSN/Peacock and Telemundo (USA), DAZN (Canada)

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Preview

Manchester City lost most recently in the Prem falling to Leeds United at the Etihad Stadium. They also fell over the weekend to Chelsea in the FA Cup semi finals.

Guardiola’s side are unbeaten away from home in the Premier League since November’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, winning nine and drawing one since.

On the other hand, Dean Smith’s Villa side have only won one of their last five league matches, suffering defeat last time out against Liverpool at Anfield.

Both managers will look to bring out6 a positive result in this one.. Smith v Guardiola will be very intriguing.

Which team will come out in front?

Team News

Pep Guardiola’s side will be without Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne.

For Villa, Jack Grealish, Trezeguet, Morgan Sanson and Wesley will be out.

Prediction

Manchester City 1-0 Aston Villa