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Manchester City v Preston: Mini Pre-season Match Preview

The season begins in earnest.

Manchester City Pre-Season Training Session Photo by Matt McNulty - Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images

Ww. Are. back. The first and only pre season match is here for Manchester City ahead of the opening of the season in the Community Shield next month. It should be a nice preview in to the future of the team as this squad will be very young.

Venue: Academy Stadium, North Gate, Etihad Campus, Manchester, England

Time and Date: Tuesday, 27 July, 2021, with kick-off at 19.00 BST (UK)

TV Info: LiveStream Only ***Exclusively on CITY+

Team News

City’s situation is solid even as some players will not be available, this will be a great chance for the youth to show Pep Guardiola their mettle.

Expect a fun team with much youth injected.

City’s Traveling Squad: Steffen, Carson, Slicker; Sandler, Charles, Ake, Dias, Cancelo, Burns, Couto, Mendy; Fernandinho, Smith, Roberts, Pozo, Hamilton, Knight; Palmer, Mahrez, Rogers, Moreno.

For Preston, they will have their entire first team ready to go.

Prediction

Manchester City 2-1 Preston