Manchester City will be welcoming Wolves for the Premier League fixture on Wednesday at the City Of Manchester Stadium at 1:30 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the number one spot with 62 points while the visitors have occupied the 12th spot with 34 points.
Manchester City played 26 games out of which they won 19 games, lost twice and had a draw on five occasions while Wolves also played as many matches, they won nine games, lost 10 fixtures and drew seven times.
The home team is in great form and have won their last 20 games across all competitions. The Citizens will be entering into this game on the back of a victory against West Ham on Saturday, courtesy of goals from Ruben Dias and John Stones secured the game for their team. Manchester City will be aiming to increase their lead as the table-toppers against the Wolves.
On the other hand, Wolves have been inconsistent throughout this season. They have struggled to showcase a cohesive effort in the on-going tournament. Wolves are currently on a 3-match unbeaten streak, they will be entering into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw against Newcastle on Sunday.
It’s a tie between the two teams in the head-to-head competition between the two teams in the last five games, both teams have won two fixtures each while one ended in a stalemate. Although, Manchester City beat the Wolves in the reverse fixture earlier this season.
Apart from Nathan Ake’s injury, the hosts will be having a fully fit squad to chose from against Wolves on Wednesday. Pep Guardiola is likely to make changes in the playing XI which beat West Ham 2-1 on Saturday.
Wolves will be missing the services of their couple of crucial players on Wednesday. Daniel Podence will be sidelined for a few weeks due to a tear in his abductor’s muscle. Raul Jimenez is also recovering from a fractured skull. Willy Boly won’t feature against Manchester City as he picked up a knock last week.