Manchester City Vs Everton Preview: Team News, Line-Ups, Key Players

Manchester City Team News

Benjamin Mendy is back in training 
Ilkay Gundogan made his long-awaited return from injury in City’s friendly with Girona in mid-week, City are likely to stick with the XI which served them well at the end of pre-season, and again against Brighton on the opening day

Predicted Starting XI 3-5-2


Key Player

Sergio Aguero opened the scoring on Saturday, after a pin-point pass from David Silva,

Everton Team News

Gylfi Sigurdsson could make his Everton debut, but is more likely to feature from the bench having not played in pre-season for Swansea. Ronald Koeman switched to a back four at half-time and may opt for the less-expansive formation against City on Monday

Predicted Starting XI 4-2-3-1

 Key Player

Wayne Rooney marked his return to Everton with a goal on the opening day of the Premier League season. As a Manchester United player, he scored 11 goals against City.

Score prediction: Man City 2-0 Everton

Manchester City vs Everton Head-to-Head Stats
Jan 15, 2017: Everton 4-0 Manchester City
Oct 15, 2016: Manchester City 1-1 Everton
Jan 27, 2016: Manchester City 3-1 Everton (LC)
Jan 13, 2016: Manchester City 0-0 Everton
Jan 06, 2016: Everton 2-1 Manchester City (LC)

Man City vs Everton Betting Tips

Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus’ burgeoning partnership up front has yet to really roar into life, despite the service of Kevin de Bruyne and David Silva behind them.
Nevertheless, the hosts are favourites for Monday night’s game, and an early goal could be key for Pep Guardiola’s side.