Will Erling Haaland Play? Manchester City Lineup Prediction vs Brentford

Manchester City lineup

After a midweek win over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup, all eyes are back on the Premier League. What will the Manchester City lineup be for the last game before the World Cup break as they aim to keep pace with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League?

Manchester City Lineup Prediction

How Manchester City Have Lined-Up Recently

Pep Guardiola has been fairly consistent with his team selection in recent weeks. Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne and Rodri are almost guaranteed to set out in midfield. Up front, Erling Haaland or Julian Alvarez will be flanked by any two of Jack Grealish, Bernardo Silva or Riyad Mahrez.

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Things are similarly predictable at the back with only injuries really forcing any changes from the Spanish boss.

Manchester City’s Recent Form and Tactics

The good times are rolling for the Citizens, who haven’t lost a game since October 16. That stretch has been personified by a strong 4-3-3 setup that’s led to goals, goals, and more goals. It’s unlikely we see any changes to the tried and true methods here.

Manchester City Injuries to Consider

Erling Haaland remains a doubt to start the final game before the World Cup break. The Norwegian striker came off the bench last week against Fulham and wasn’t needed at all against Chelsea but he could be fit enough to begin.

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The Argentinian Alvarez has been a worthy deputy and may get the nod to allow his striking partner all the time needed to recover.

Manchester City Lineup Prediction

GK – Ederson

LB – Joao Cancelo

CB – Ruben Dias

CB – Aymeric Laporte

RB – John Stones

CM – Ilkay Gundogan

CM – Rodri

CM – Kevin De Bruyne

AT – Jack Grealish

AT – Julian Alvarez

AT – Riyad Mahrez

Current Odds: Manchester City vs Brentford

As you may expect, SkyBet has the home side as heavy favourites. The current odds for a home win are 1/9 while the away side trail with 20/1 odds of victory.