Manchester City will be aiming to recover after a 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur when they host West Ham United at their Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening. Man City failed to impress in Sunday’s clash against Tottenham. Zinchenko is going to miss the West Ham match through suspension.
However, home win should be considered as West Ham United have been struggling at the back in 2020. The Hummers got a two-goal advance in a 3-3 draw with Brighton. Accordingly, the team was dropped to the relegation zone in the PL standings.
The Hummers are not considered to be good travelers; however, they are not believed to be capable of spoiling the Citizens’ party at Etihad Stadium. In their last clash, Man City struggled but recorded a 1-0 victory against West Ham.
Citizens have won eight games against the Hammers in all competitions. They have netted an impressive 28 and won by at least two goals in six of them. Overall, Manchester City remain the top scorers in the PL, with an average of 2.6 goals netted per-match. More than half of City’s league matches have witnessed at least four goals.
On the other hand, The Hammers are winless in six games across all competitions (They have two draws and four losses). Their previous two Premier League losses have also witnessed them lose in both halves.
West Ham United have drawn none of their last eight PL away games (two wins and six losses). They Failed to even score in half of their previous six matches. A 3/4 of those games witnessed only one side score.
Stat attack and Players to watch
West Ham United: West Ham’s Issa Diop has two goals in his last four Premier League games, and scored the openings in the first half in both of these occasions.
Manchester City: Citizens’ attacker Sergio Aguero has scored ten goals in 13 games against West Ham United, scoring a penalty in the two most recent H2Hs.
Three of Man City’s last four home league victories have witnessed over 1.5 total goals and one goalless half.