The FA Cup is gaining momentum as we enter the week of quarter finals. On Saturday, Manchester City will be hosting Burnley. Manchester City are currently at the second spot in the Premier League and Burnley, on the other hand, are leading the Championship table with 83 points and 24 wins this season.
Manchester City defeated Bristol City in the 5th round of the FA Cup by 0-3 in an away game to qualify for the quarter final fixture of the tournament.
Burnley witnessed a thrilling game against Fleetwood in the 5th round of the FA Cup. It was in the 90th minute that Burnley scored a goal and won the fixture. The top bookmakers have pretty exciting odds for this tie.
Manchester City to cruise past Burnley and reach the semi-finals.
The betting tip is...
Manchester City to score inside first 15 minutes
Manchester City are coming to play against Burnley after unleashing their dominance over RB Leipzig in a Championship League fixture. It was a one-sided affair where Earling Haaland came out as the highest goal scorer. Haaland scored 5 goals which included one penalty. The home team dominated the fixture with 67% of possession and with every game the Citizens are getting more aggressive.
Phil Foden is still recovering from his foot injury and will not be part of the game.
Predicted Lineup: Ortega, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Ake, Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Haaland, Alvarez
Burnley are leading the charts in the Championship. They will be traveling to the Etihad Stadium after registering a win over Hull City by 1-3. With 60% possession, Burnley dominated the game with Nathan Tella scoring a hat trick in the game. Burnley have not won against the Citizens since 1973 but this year the team will be planning to break that streak.
Scott Twine and Ashely Westwood are in the injury room and won’t be starting the game.
Predicted Lineup: Peacock-Farrell, Lowton, McNally, Beyer, Taylor; Bastien, Cullen, Benson, Brownhill, Gudmundsson, Barnes
Manchester City are without a doubt a strong team and they are in a good shape. The 7-0 win against RB Leipzig is an example for the same. We predict a win for the Citizens against Burnley in the FA Cup Quarter Final.