This Sunday, Aston Villa challenges Manchester City to Wembley in the Carabao Cup final. Both teams want to lift the trophy.
Aston Villa vs Manchester City Free Betting Tips
In order to make it to the Carabao Cup final, Aston Villa took turns defeating Crewe (1-6), Brighton (1-3), Wolverhampton (2-1), a youth team from Liverpool (5-0) and Leicester (1-1 draw away and 2-1 home win). Promoted to the elite this year, the Villans are experiencing legitimate difficulties in appearing well and they occupy 17th place in the Premier League with a small point ahead of the relegation zone. Last weekend, the team was beaten in Southampton (2-0), thus aligning a 3rd row loss in the league.
In the previous rounds, Manchester City dominated Preston (0-3), Southampton (3-1), Oxford United (1-3) and Manchester United (1-3 away win and 0-1 defeat at home). Two-time defending English champion, the Mancunian squad is now 2nd in the Premier League and concedes a 22-point lag behind the leaderboard. After being surprised in Tottenham’s lair (2-0), the Citizens have won their last 2 league games against West Ham (2-0) and Leicester (0-1). In the middle of the week, they imposed themselves in the lair of Real Madrid during the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League (1-2).
The staff for Aston Villa vs Manchester City
5 elements are missing at Aston Villa for this final: the Heaton, McGinn and Wesley executives and replacements Steer and Davis, all injured. The team has the worst defense in the championship with 52 goals conceded in 27 games.
For Manchester City, only the German international, long absent, Leroy Sané, is unavailable this weekend, injured. The best attack in the Premier League can count on its major attacking assets: Sterling, Aguero, Gabriel Jesus or Mahrez.
Key point for the match Aston Villa vs Manchester City
In the league, Manchester dominated Aston Villa at home in October (3-0) and away in January (1-6).
Free Betting Tips Aston Villa vs Manchester City
Already winning the title race in the league, Manchester City will be keen to win this trophy this Sunday.
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