The Ballon d’Or winner will be announced within a few days, and there has been a lot of ongoing speculation surrounding the winner. People are predicting it to be either Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski. But we will not focus on that. Our sole focus will be Manchester City vs West Ham United. Since that we are on the verge of matchday 13 of the English Premier League, we will be getting several interesting matches. The timing of the Premier League is good as it falls on the weekend. On the weekends, people are less busy and can enjoy the league matches to the fullest. We will be having quite a time this weekend.
Now enough with all the introductions let us get right into the topic. Out of all the interesting things happening this weekend, Manchester City going up against West Ham United is surely one of the more interesting things. Both of the teams are in great form and the fans are expecting to see some sparks when these come face to face. The football pundits of several sports networks had their fair share of predictions. All of them had different opinions. In this article, we will be taking all the stats into account and predicting the result of the match. Keep on reading the article to more about the upcoming match.
Manchester City vs West Ham United: Kick-Off and Where To Watch?
Matchday 13 of the English Premier League will feature Manchester City vs West Ham United. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 P.M. according to the Indian Standard Time. The mentioned match is set to happen on Sunday, 28th of November 2021. Manchester City vs West Ham United will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD channels. International viewers can switch to NBC Sports Network to watch the match. Streamers can stream the match online on the Disney+ Hotstar app. The local cable operators can be contacted to watch the match in the local language. The match will happen in the Etihad Stadium, in Manchester.
Manchester City vs West Ham United: Players To Watch Out For
As mentioned above, Manchester City is in great form. They are the current champion of England. They were quite low in the points table, but now they are on the verge of reaching the top. Manchester City, under Pep Guardiola, is a footballing giant and is rightfully a contender to win the Premier League. They are in the second position of the league. From twelve matches, they have 26 points. Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden, and Jack Grealish are uncertain in their clash against West Ham United. Manchester City’s star player is Joao Cancelo. He has been great at the wing-back position and is regularly providing assists for his teammates. There is also Riyad Mahrez, Rodri, Gundogan, etc., to back him up.
West Ham United is having a blast of a season. West Ham has always been the underdogs, but 2021/22 is proving us all wrong. Under David Moyes, the team has flourished beautifully. They are the only team to defeat Liverpool this season. Their football is soothing to the eye. West Ham United is in the 4th position of the league. In twelve matches, they have 23 points and won on seven occasions. Angel Ogbonna, Yarmolenko, and Coufal are uncertain in the next match. Declan Rice is in very good form. From him, both the offense and the defense start. He acts as a pivot to the team. Other than him, there is Michail Antonio, Kurt Zouma, Said Benrahma, etc.
Manchester City vs West Ham United: Predicted Line-Up
Manchester City – Ederson, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo, Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling, Ferran Torres, Riyad Mahrez
West Ham United – Lukasz Fabianski, Ben Johnson, Craig Dawson, Kurt Zouma, Aaron Cresswell, Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice, Pablo Fornals, Said Benrahma, Jarrod Bowen, Michail Antonio
Manchester City vs West Ham United: Match Preview and Predictions
The match should and will have several chances. From the point of view of a fan, the match should be special. Both teams are ready to face each other. Manchester City will have a home-ground advantage, but West Ham will feature their full squad. Kevin De Bruyne is pivot to Man City. He being injured is a big loss to the team. Taking everything into account, Manchester City should win this match. It is still a prediction, and when the match begins, it might change everything. It is best to wait and enjoy the match.