Manchester City will be welcoming Crystal Palace for the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Monday at 12:45 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the third spot with 32 points while the visitors have occupied the 13th spot with 23 points.
Manchester City played 16 games out of which they won nine matches, lost two fixture and had a draw on five occasions. Crystal Palace had 18 games, they won six matches, lost seven games and drew five matches.
Crystal Palace has been inconsistent throughout the season. The Eagles had an impressive 0-0 stalemate against Arsenal during the week and will want to put a similar performance on Monday.
Manchester City can get a step closer to their title victory after a comprehensive victory on Monday over the Eagles. Manchester City beat Brighton 1-0 in their previous fixture.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Manchester City has the upper hand as they beat Cyrstal Palace 33 times out of the 63 games they played against each other. The Eagles managed to clinch the victory only on 16 occasions. The last encounter between the two teams ended in a 2-2 draw.
Manchester City will miss the services of Eric Garcia, Sergio Aguero and Aymeric Laporte on Monday. Phil Foden is likely to play against Crystal Palace after being excellent in recent weeks.
Jeffrey Schlupp, Connor Wickham, Martin Kelly, Wayne Hennessey, Nathan Ferguson, and Mamadou Sakho are currently injured and will be missing out on the game against Manchester City.