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Burnley vs Man City predictions: Match preview & likely line-ups

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Man City to win 3-0 at Burnley is 7/1 with Paddy Power.

Manchester City will be hoping to make it five wins in a row, while Burnley go in search of what would be a first win in 10 matches.

Burnley vs Manchester City: Favourites, underdogs, BTTS & likely goal scorers

Burnley are 11/1 to win at home against Manchester City. Manchester City are strong favourites, at 2/9.

Both teams to score is 6/5. Both teams not to score is 8/13, which effectively means the bookies don’t think Burnley will claim a goal.

Fernandinho, who scored the first goal against West Brom, is 20/1 to notch the opener at Turf Moor.

Sergio Aguero is 4/6 to score anytime.

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during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Burnley at Selhurst Park on January 13, 2018 in London, England.

Burnley vs Man City: Premier League preview

Premier League leaders Manchester City take on Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday.

City made it four wins in a row with a comfortable 3-0 win over West Brom on Wednesday night. Fernandinho, Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne all netted as City moved 15 points clear at the summit.

Burnley picked up a point on Wednesday following their 1-1 draw at Newcastle thanks to a late own goal from Karl Darlow. The draw put an end to Burnley’s four-game losing streak, but still leaves the Clarets without a win in any of their last nine.

Burnley remain “the best of the rest”

Despite their poor run of from, Sean Dyche’s side remain 7th in the the table.

No side has conceded fewer goals on the road than Manchester City, who also boast the second best attacking record away from home.

Burnley, meanwhile, have scored the fewest goals at home in the Premier League (8)

Manchester City won the reverse fixture 3-0 back in October. Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero and Nicolas Otamendi all netted at the Etihad.

More recently, City knocked Burnley out of the third round of the Emirates FA Cup. Burnley took the lead through Ashley Barnes before City fired in four goals in the second period. Aguero (2), Sane and Bernardo Silva got their names on the scoresheet.

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Sergio Aguero v Burnley

Sergio Aguero during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Burnley team news vs Man City

Scans revealed that Steven Defour will require knee surgery, meaning the Belgian could miss the rest of the season.

Stephen Ward has stepped up his recovery from a long-term knee injury but is still a while away from a first team return.

Sean Dyche will be hoping James Tarkowski can recover from a groin strain in time for Saturday.

Former Manchester City youth player Ben Mee will start at the back.

Tom Heaton remains sidelined with a shoulder injury, while Chris Wood, Jonathan Walters, Dean Marney and Robbie Brady are all absent with long-term knee injuries.

Man City team news vs Burnley

Leroy Sane will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, while Gabriel Jesus may not return for another month.

With City’s late move for Riyad Mahrez proving unsuccessful, Raheem Sterling is likely to start out on the left.

David Silva remains a doubt for Saturday, although John Stones should be available following illness.

Benjamin Mendy, Fabian Delph and Phil Foden are long-term knee injury absentees.

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Burnley predicted line-up vs Man City

Predicted Burnley XI vs Man City

Predicted Burnley XI vs Man City

Man City predicted line-up vs Burnley

Predicted Man City XI vs Burnley

Predicted Man City XI vs Burnley

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