Barcelona vs Manchester City prediction, preview, team news, H2H | Club Friendship 2022
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Pep Guardiola returns to face his former club this week when Barcelona face Manchester City in a friendly at Camp Nou on Wednesday. The match was organized to raise funds for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis after Blaugrana coach Juan Carlos Unzue was diagnosed with the disease.
Manchester City is currently in second place in the Premier League standings and has performed impressively this season. Cityzens were held to a 3-3 draw by Newcastle United over the weekend and have a point to prove in this clash.
Barcelona are currently in fifth place in the current La Liga table and have grown under Xavi this year. The Blaugrana beat Real Sociedad by a 4-1 margin in their previous match and will look to achieve the same result this week.
Head-to-Head Barcelona vs Manchester City
Barcelona have an outstanding record against Manchester City and have won five of the six matches played between the two teams. Manchester City have managed just one win against Barcelona and will look to cut the deficit on Wednesday.
The previous meeting between the two sides took place in 2016 and ended in a 3-1 win for Manchester City. Barcelona lost on the day and need to step up to the plate this week.
Barcelona form guide: WWWWD
Manchester City form guide: DWWLW
Barcelona vs Manchester City Team News
Jules Kunde is not yet registered in La Liga but could possibly feature in this game. Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets did not feature against Real Sociedad and are likely to start against Manchester City.
Wounded: There isn’t any
Doubtful: There isn’t any
Not available: There isn’t any
Aymeric Laporte is recovering from a long-term injury and has been ruled out of this match. Nathan Ake took a hit against Newcastle last week and is unlikely to take any chances in this game.
Wounded: Aymeric Laporte
Doubtful: Nathan Ake
Not available: There isn’t any
Barcelona vs Manchester City XI Prediction
Barcelona XI Prediction (4-3-3): Inaki Pen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Jules Kunde, Jordi Alba; Sergio Busquets, Miralem Pjanic, Franck Kessie; Ansu Fati, Raphinha, Martin Braithwaite
Predicted Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Stefan Ortega; Sergio Gomez, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Rico Lewis; Cole Palmer, Calvin Phillips, Jack Grealish; Phil Foden, Julian Alvarez, Riyad Mahrez
Barcelona vs Manchester City Prediction
Barcelona have made progress since the turn of the year but are far from a finished product at this time. Ansu Fati was sensational against Real Sociedad and is likely to gain some valuable experience against one of Europe’s best teams.
Pep Guardiola and Xavi are no strangers to each other and need to come up with a few surprises to clinch victory in this match. Manchester City are in better shape as a unit and are slightly ahead in this game.
Prediction: Barcelona 2-3 Manchester City
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