Manchester City vs Middlesbrough Preview and Line Up Prediction: Man City to Win 2-0 at 6/1
Manchester City and Middlesbrough will play in the next round of the FA Cup at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, 24th January.
The teams haven’t played since January 2010 when Manchester City won 1 – 0. Before that they played in February 2009 when Manchester City also won 1 – 0.
At present Manchester City is second in the Premier League with 47 points having won 14 games, drawn 5 and lost 3. In their last FA Cup match they beat Sheffield Wednesday 2 – 1.
Middlesbrough is fourth in the Championship League with 47 points having won 13 games, drawn 8 and lost 5. In their last FA Cup match they beat Barnsley 2 – 0.
A 2 – 0 win for Manchester City is the most likely outcome with William Hill and Bet365 both offering odds of 6/1.
Predicted Line Ups:
Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Fernandinho, Fernando, Navas, Silva, Milner, Aguero.
Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos, Kalas, Gibson, Ayala, Friend, Clayton, Leadbitter, Tomlin, Bamford, Reach, Kike.
William Hill Odds: 2/7 Manchester City to Win, 9/2 for a Draw and 9/1 Middlesbrough to Win
Bet365 Odds: 1/4 Manchester City to Win, 5/1 for a Draw and 9/1 Middlesbrough to Win