Manchester City are set to travel as they face AFC Bournemouth in a crucial premier league game on Monday night, 13th February 2017. Its a massive game for City who can go 2 points clear into second place and just 8 behind Chelsea in the title race. The game is suppose to kickoff at around 20:00 uk time. AFC Bournemouth has kind of dropped the pace in terms of results in the league and they will fancy their chances at home and make things difficult for Pep Guardiola’s side.
AFC Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester City Highlights
[ Premier League 2017 Match ]
29′ 0 – 1 Raheem Sterling
69′ 0 – 2 Sergio Aguero
Match Highlights (English)
Pep Guardiola has made such a stellar start to his career as Man City manager that people are already putting City has favourites for the title. Although they will be without Sergio Aguero who is banned for three matches, Kelechi Iheanacho is expected to keep his place in starting lineup.
Team News & Lineups: City will be without prolific goal scorer in Sergio Aguero while the likes of Fabien Delph, Fernando and Captain Vincent Kompany are doubtful. David Silva is set to miss the Bournemouth clash alongside Yaya Toure. But such is the depth in City squad they can still put up a quality starting lineup with Kevin De Bruyne, Nolito and Sterling starting in attacking roles behind Kelechi Iheanacho.
Bournemouth on the other hand will start with Wilson upfront while Jordan Ibe, King and Stanislas to play in attacking roles ahead of Arter and Surman in midfield.
Looking at the both teams its hard to see Bournemouth getting anything out of this game and Guardiola will be hoping for his 8th win in 8th competitive game on Saturday afternoon.
Since the game will be played at traditiona 3pm uk time, there won’t be any tv coverage in the UK but if you missed live action you can always watch match highlights here.
Manchester City 4-0 AFC Bournemouth Highlights
[ Premier League Match 2016-17 ]
15′ 1 – 0 Kevin de Bruyne scores inside first 15 minutes to put City 1-0
25′ 2 – 0 Kelechi Iheanacho scores in 25th minute to continue his superb run of form
49′ 3 – 0 Raheem Sterling made it 3-0 just after the break to pretty much end the contest.
66′ 4 – 0 Ilkay Guendogan scores his first competitive goal for Manchester City.