MATCH PREVIEW: MANCHESTER CITY v LEICESTER CITY

 



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Manchester City will be facing the reliable Leicester City on Sunday night. Brendan Rodgers led Leicester City to a top-five finish last season finishing above Arsenal and Tottenham. On the other hand, Manchester City finished the season as runners-up with the unbeatable Liverpool taking the premier league title. This Sunday, Leicester will be without Wilfred Ndidi who is schedule to undergo a surgery. With the high-level fixture looming in, Manchester City had a drastic week with key players out due to injury.

The essential cog in Manchester City’s machine, supremely talented David Silva left the club for Spanish club Real Sociedad. He will be sorely missed in Manchester City’s field. Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Joao Cancelo will be missing Sunday’s game due to injuries. IIkay Gundogan will also be not playing on Sunday after he said that he is currently in self-isolation after contacting coronavirus. Manchester City’s academy players are expected to be included in the squad with Pep Guardiola hoping that the lack of important players will be countered with their trademark attacking style of play which could wobble Leicester City.

Brendan Rodgers has been pushing Leicester to its limits and having extremely talented local and global talents helped him tremendously. Leicester’s fortunes have had varied for the past few years after they won the Premier League title which remains shocking to this day for many fans. Along with Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester show that clubs with moderate wealth can pick a decent fight with the massively wealthy clubs like Manchester City and Chelsea.

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