One-sided contest expected as Manchester City welcomes Burnley

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Etihad Stadium (55097 seats)

Manchester City - Burnley. 3rd position against 18th position. The ball is round - get a thorough match preview here!

Insights:
  • Manchester City is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • Burnley have the most dropped points from leading position (10) in Premier League

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Manchester City form and stats

Manchester City have collected seven points from their first three Premier League games here at Etihad Stadium, a promising start.

City shared the glory with Liverpool in their last match, an away game that ended all square 2-2. Kevin De Bruyne (midfield was the top team player in that game with a rating of 7.42/10. Bruyne scored one goal and hit one key pass.

A Champions League defeat was the result before that one, 0-2 away at PSG.

Everyone expects Manchester City to win this match. We have checked our database for matches where they have been as big a favourite and found 16 games: 13 home wins, three draws and zero defeats. Manchester City have won with at least two goals margin eleven times in similar situations.

The manager J. Guardiola i Sala will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Club Brugge in only three days.

City always seem capable of creating a buzz here at Etihad Stadium with 10 goals in 3 league games. As for guarding their own goal, City have only let in 0 goals at home.

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Burnley form and stats

The Premier League season is young and Burnley have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 3 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 2 defeats so far.

Burnley's last game was the home draw against Norwich City (0-0). Matthew Lowton was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.62. The defender Lowton won 6 of 9 duels.

A 2-2 draw at Leicester City's stadium before that.

The visitors come into this game as huge outsiders. This role is not totally unknown to them, as they have played two away matches before with similar winning odds. These games have ended with zero wins, zero draws and two defeats. two games were lost by at least two goals margin.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Burnley have scored 3 goals in 3 league games away. The Burnley manager S. Dyche has some worries about the defense as 7 goals have been conceded in these travels.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: nine - one - zero (City wins - draws - Burnley wins). As for goals, seven matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Manchester CityG. de Jesus
G. de Jesus
2 goals
Manchester CityF. Torres García
F. Torres García
2 goals
CityA. Laporte
A. Laporte
1 goals

Manchester City missing players

Burnley missing players

Manchester City Burnley
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 3 2 Played P 2 3 7
4 2 1 Won W 0 0 0
2 1 1 Drew D 0 1 3
1 0 0 Lost L 2 2 4
14 10 5 Scored S 1 3 5
3 0 0 Conceded C 5 7 11
86% 67% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 86%
43% 67% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 71%
43% 67% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 67% 43%
43% 67% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 67% 29%
29% 67% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
14% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 67% 57%
71% 100% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 14%
29% 33% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 33% 43%
 
9.1 9.3 7 Corners for (avg) C F 5 4.3 6
3 2 3 Corners against (avg) C A 6 6.7 5.6
1.4 0.7 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 1.7 2.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
18.4 20 17.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10 10 12
5.4 6.3 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 4.7 3.7
37% 53% 56% Goal Efficiency G E 11% 21% 19%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • All of Burnley's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Burnley have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Burnley have the most dropped points from leading position (10) in Premier League
  • Burnley have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Burnley have yet to win a game.
  • Manchester City have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Manchester City have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Manchester City have scored more than double the goals of Burnley.
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals (0) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (0) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most clean sheets (3) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most clean sheets (5) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the the best goal difference (+10) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Manchester City is in the best form (4-2-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Chelsea 7 5 1 1 15 3 4 3 0 1 9 2 3 2 1 0 6 1 12 16
2 Liverpool 7 4 3 0 17 6 4 2 2 0 8 3 3 2 1 0 9 3 11 15
3 Manchester City 7 4 2 1 14 3 3 2 1 0 10 0 4 2 1 1 4 3 11 14
4 Manchester United 7 4 2 1 14 6 4 2 1 1 10 4 3 2 1 0 4 2 8 14
5 Everton 7 4 2 1 13 8 3 3 0 0 8 2 4 1 2 1 5 6 5 14
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 4 2 1 8 5 4 2 1 1 4 3 3 2 1 0 4 2 3 14
7 Brentford 7 3 3 1 10 6 3 1 1 1 5 4 4 2 2 0 5 2 4 12
8 Tottenham Hotspur 7 4 0 3 6 10 4 3 0 1 4 4 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 12
9 West Ham United 7 3 2 2 14 10 4 1 1 2 8 7 3 2 1 0 6 3 4 11
10 Aston Villa 7 3 1 3 10 9 3 2 1 0 6 1 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 10
11 Arsenal 7 3 1 3 5 10 3 2 0 1 4 3 4 1 1 2 1 7 -5 10
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 3 0 4 5 6 4 1 0 3 2 5 3 2 0 1 3 1 -1 9
13 Leicester City 7 2 2 3 9 12 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 1 1 2 6 9 -3 8
14 Crystal Palace 7 1 4 2 8 11 4 1 3 0 6 3 3 0 1 2 2 8 -3 7
15 Watford 7 2 1 4 7 10 3 1 1 1 4 5 4 1 0 3 3 5 -3 7
16 Leeds United 7 1 3 3 7 14 4 1 1 2 4 7 3 0 2 1 3 7 -7 6
17 Southampton 7 0 4 3 5 10 3 0 2 1 1 2 4 0 2 2 4 8 -5 4
18 Burnley 7 0 3 4 5 11 4 0 2 2 2 4 3 0 1 2 3 7 -6 3
19 Newcastle United 7 0 3 4 8 16 3 0 2 1 5 7 4 0 1 3 3 9 -8 3
20 Norwich City 7 0 1 6 2 16 3 0 0 3 2 8 4 0 1 3 0 8 -14 1

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