Man City will play against Leicester today, Saturday 21/12/2019 at Al Ittihad stadium, in the matches of the 18th round of the English Premier League.
World football fans will turn their eyes on Saturday evening at Etihad Stadium, when second-placed Leicester City will host third-placed Manchester City at the top of the eighteenth round of the Premier League.
The Man City match against Leicester, scheduled for today, comes in exceptional circumstances experienced by the “Citizen” led by coach Pep Guardiola, who moved away from the lead, 14 points behind leaders Liverpool.
Pep Guardiola needs to win the Man City match against Leicester in order to return to the competition and approach the Reds, who are close to getting the Premier League championship, after an absence of 29 years.
Manchester City enters the game with 34 points, placed it in the third place in the Premier League table ranking, while Liverpool, who plays within the ranks of the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, leads the standings, while the runner-up leads Leicester with 39 points.
Man City: Ederson— Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy — Rodrigo, Gundogan — Mahrez, De Bruyne, Sterling — Jesus.
Leicester: Schmeichel — Pereria, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell — Praet, Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison, Gray — Vardy.
Man City: OUT – John Stones (hamstring), Aymeric Laporte (knee), Leroy Sane (knee); QUESTIONABLE: Sergio Aguero (thigh), David Silva (leg)
Leicester: OUT – Matty James (achilles)
Start date: 21. Dec 2019, 19:30
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Mike Dean, England