Everton enters their upcoming match against Manchester City with high spirits following a splendid 5-1 victory over Brighton. They will be determined to provide their fans with another reason to celebrate in this crucial Matchday 36 encounter. With just a two-point lead over the relegation zone, Sunday's clash carries significant importance for the home team.
In contrast, Pep Guardiola's Manchester City team inched closer to their goal of defending their Premier League title with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Leeds United. However, they find themselves facing another crucial must-win situation against Everton. The top bookmakers in India have EPL odds on their platforms.
Dwight McNeil will be a player to keep an eye on, as he showcased his abilities by scoring a brace against Manchester City previously. However, Everton will have to cope with the absence of key players due to injuries. Seamus Coleman, Ben Godfrey, Rayan Vinagre, and Andros Townsend remain sidelined.
Earling Haaland will score more than 1.5 goals
The betting tip is...
Both teams to score in the first half
The Toffee men have struggled the whole season and they are currently standing at the gates of the relegation zone. With 32 points and only 7 wins, Everton is in the 17th position in the Premier League point table. They are two points ahead of Leicester City and one point behind Nottingham Forest. The team will be high on confidence with their last away win against Brighton by 1-5.
Seamus Coleman is sidelined for the rest of the season because of his injury.
Predicted Lineup: Pickford, Patterson, Keane, Tarkowski, Mykolenko, Iwobi, Garner, Onana, Doucoure, McNeil, Calvert-Lewin
The Citizens are on an unbeaten streak of 21 matches across the competitions and Pep Guardiola has again proved himself as the best manager in England. They are coming to play against Everton after displaying an excellent performance against Real Madrid in a Champions League fixture. The first leg ended up in a draw by 1-1 and Pep would like to continue the streak before hosting the Whites at the Etihad Stadium.
Nathan Ake is back in training after recovering from his hamstring injury and is expected to be part of the game.
Predicted Lineup: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Stones, Rodri; Silva, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Grealish, Haaland
After a 1-5 win over Brighton, Everton won’t be able to continue the same dominance against Manchester City. The Citizens are at their best right now and we predict a win for the visitors on Sunday.