Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham Preview, Team News, Head-to-Head

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Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham

Manchester City welcoming West Ham at Etihad Stadium this mid-week after the match was rescheduled for Wednesday, 19 February. The match which was supposed to be kicked-off on Sunday 9 February was postponed due to the weather conditions brought about by Storm Ciara in the United Kingdom.

 

Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham

Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham Detalis

You can Watch Manchester City vs West Ham Live Streaming starting from 19:30 GMT (01:15 NST) with kick-off at Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

How to Watch Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham Live Streaming ?

You can watch the match in Star Sports select networks in South Asian region. For those out of SA region, they can enjoy the live online streaming from the above given links. Similarly, the live telecast of the match between Manchester City vs West Ham will also be available on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event.

You can watch Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham live streaming from the above given links.

Preview

Manchester City will come into the match after a miserable 2-season ban from UEFA Champions League for breaching its “Financial Fair Play” rules. And if the ban stays, City will have to wait for two years to play back in the UEFA’s tournament even if they finishes within top four. However, Pep guardiola men will have to focus on Premier League although the chance to win the league title is all but over for other teams including Manchester City. Second in the Premier League table, Manchester City are 26 points behind the leader Liverpool who is undefeated till GW 25 this season.

On the other side, West Ham might take the advantage of Manchester City’s woes to move away from the relegation zone. A win at Etihad stadium will lift them to 16th position, a point away from the relegation zone. Hammers are currently at 18th position with just 24 points from 25 matches. The have managed just 6 wins this season, losing 13 matches.

In the match played at London Stadium, London this season, Manchester City had outclassed the Hammers with a 0-5 win. However, the result might not be the similar this time where they play at Etihad Stadium.

Head-to-Head

Manchester City and West Ham have played 37 times with Manchester City dominating the head-to-head stats.City has won 22 times among which 14 of them came at their own home ground. On the other side, West Ham has managed to win just 9 matches out of 37. The remaining 6 matches had ended in draw.

In the last five meetings between these two teams, Manchester City had won all of them scoring total of 16 goals to that of 2 from West Ham.

Premier League 2019/20: Manchester City vs West Ham
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 24: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City talks with his players at the end of regulation time during the Carabao Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Team News

The major concern for Manchester City with be the fitness of Raheem Sterling. He is still a doubt after he suffered a hamstring injury at Spurs. Aymeric Laporte and Benjamin Mendy could be back in the squad after missing the last three matches. Oleksandr Zinchenko is under a one-match suspension.

For the West Ham, Jack Wilshere misses out due to the groin injury. However, the new signing Jarrod Bowen could be in line for his debut at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City Line up:

Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Mendy; Rodri, Silva, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Bernardo, Aguero.

West Ham Predicted Line up:

Fabianski; Fredericks, Diop, Balbuena, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice, Noble; Snodgrass, Antonio, Haller.

 

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