Premier League – Season Continues – Manchester City v Nottingham Forest on Match-day 5
Man City will travel to Forest, hoping to take points from their higher ranked opponents.
This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Manchester City achieve 10 points
Man City will be buoyant, following a 4-2 home win against Crystal Palace in their last fixture.
Also, Man City keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four games is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. Their position is second in the League and they have 10 points, that is, 3W, 0L and 1D having won three matches and drawn one game.
Man City have won two fixtures of their two League matches at home this season.
Victory for Manchester City would take their points tally to 13 so far this season.
Man City are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Pep Guardiola is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players.
Nottingham Forest have four points to their name, going into this tie
Also, Forest will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this Premier League season. With four points (1W, 2L and 1D), they are established in fourteenth position in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two games.
Playing away from home, Forest have drawn one game and lost one game.
Nottingham Forest will see 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
It is likely that three key players will miss Wednesday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Steve Cooper and his Forest team.
Manchester City v Nottingham Forest – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels after having faced each other 11 times before this fixture, the share of spoils is very even between the two teams. Both Man City and Forest have enjoyed a win on four victories occasions. Also, the last three meetings against Forest have resulted in two wins for Man City. The last time they played each other in this competition Red dogs delivered a 0-3 away win.