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Swansea vs Man City Predictions & Betting Tips

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Betting prediction:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be the occurrence of some goals. Both teams are going through an excellent time in their respective championships, and they always promote very positive football. In this way, it is quite possible that the goal opportunities will arise in large numbers taking into account the offensive flow, mainly of the visitors.

Betting tip

Over 2,5 goals

Odd 1.50

Match preview

Swansea City and Manchester City face at Liberty Stadium, in a match for this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round). The head‑to‑head record at this stadium favours the away team, since in the last 5 head‑to‑heads they won 4 and tied 1. Accordingly, in the last head‑to‑head played at this stadium, for the FA Cup, on 16‑03‑2019, Manchester City won by (2‑3).

Analysis of Swansea

The home team comes to this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after having played in the previous rounds against: Nottingham Forest and Stevenage. They come to this match after a home win against Norwich City by (2‑0). Swansea City has won 6 and tied 4 of the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. They have conceded the first goal in 4 of their 15 matches, and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 16 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (16’‑30′).

Swansea comes motivated for this round after a 2-0 home win against Norwich: Ayew and Hourihane signed the goals of the triumph. The home emblem usually acts in a 5-3-2 tactical system, favoring quick transitions, mainly through the wings. In this tactical drawing, the three men who should be chosen for the midfield are Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes and Conor Hourihane. Coach Steve Cooper should not be able to count on Tivonge Rushesha and Steven Benda for being handed over to the medical department.

Analysis of Man City

The away team comes to this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after havinf played in the previous rounds against: Cheltenham Town and Birmingham City. In their last match, for the Premier League, they got an away win against Liverpool by (1‑4). In the last 10 away matches Manchester City has won 8 and tied 2. Defensive consistency has been one of their best features, as they have only conceded goals in 2 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches. This is a team that likes to score first. They have opened up the score in 14 of the last 15 matches, they have reached half‑time in front in 9 of those 14 matches and have held on to the lead until the end of the 90′ in 13 of them.

Manchester City enters this performance motivated after an away victory, by 1-4, in the trip to the Liverpool stadium: Gundogan, Sterling and Foden scored the goals of this beautiful victory. Like the “enemy” of this round, the visiting team usually plays in a 4-3-3 tactical design, where the three men responsible for panicking the opponent’s defense are Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez. Thus, even playing away, it is expected that Manchester City will adopt a more offensive stance, taking into account that it has more individual and collective quality. For this match the visiting coach should not be able to count on Philippe Sandler and Kevin De Bruyne because they are injured. It should be noted that coach Pep Guardiola should make some changes in the squad, taking into account that it is a match for the FA Cup.

Betting tip

Over 2,5 goals

Odd 1.50

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