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Manchester City v Blackpool: Mini Pre-season Match Preview

The final match of the pre season for Man City,

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The pre season rolls on! The third and final 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 season of the team as this squad will be first team heavy.

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

Time and Date: Tuesday, 03 August, 2021, with kick-off at 18.00 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 some youth to show Pep Guardiola their mettle. Many first teamers are also back.

Expect a fun team with many first teamers in.

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

Prediction

Manchester City 2-0 Blackpool