Swansea vs Manchester City Odds – Saturday 24th September 2016 – 15:00
Swansea are 13/2 with the draw at odds of 19/5 and Man City are 2/5
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Swansea welcome Manchester City to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with Francesco Guidolin under intense pressure according to the media.
Swansea come into this match on the back of a narrow 2-1 defeat against the same opposition in the EFL Cup in midweek.
Goals from Gael Clichy (49) and García Serrano (67), put Manchester City 2-0 up with 23 minutes to spare.
Guidolin’s men did find a late consolation goal from Gylfi Sigurdsson in the 93rd minute, with City under a little bit of pressure towards the end.
Swansea last Premier League result was a 1-0 defeat away to Southampton, with Claude Puel grabbing his second win as Saints manager.
Charlie Austin’s goal in the 64th minute was enough for the South Coast side, with many in the media reporting that could be it for Francesco Guidolin as boss.
Mixed Season So Far
Swansea started the season in excellent fashion, with a narrow 1-0 win away against newly promoted Burnley.
Defeats to Manchester City and Southampton have put a dampener on their season, with Guidolin reportedly on the verge of the sack, with Giggs and Chris Coleman the rumoured successors.
Good Test For Swansea
The match against Manchester City will be a huge challenge for Swansea, with City in excellent form and looking to make it two wins in three days against the Swans.
Swansea’s late goal was a result of excellent build-up, with the Welsh side confident of causing an upset against Guardiola’s side in this match.
Swansea will be looking to better their recent record against City, with no wins against them in nine matches.
City Enjoy Excellent Start
Manchester City remain unbeaten this season under manager Guardiola, with 8 wins from their opening 8 games in all competitions.
Their 2-1 win in midweek against Swansea was ideal preparation, with City choosing to rest a few key players and still producing an excellent result.
They were made to work for their goals, with their first coming in the 47th minute and they conceded an excellent effort late on as well.
Guardiola will be guarding against complacency, even though they have enjoyed a flawless start in all competitions.
Incredible Season So Far
New coach Pep Guardiola will be looking to continue their excellent form, they have a 100% record under the Spaniard.
The Champions League is where City will target improvement, with Manuel Pellegrini and his side reaching the semi-finals of the tournament last season.
They find themselves on top of the Premier League on 15 points, with Everton and Tottenham the only other unbeaten sides this season.
Argentine Aguero returns, after serving a PL suspension, with his form excellent despite his ongoing absence in the league, with two Champions League hat tricks already in the bag.
Same Again For Pep
They are in excellent form having despatched Bournemouth 4-0 in their last Premier League match at the Etihad.
Goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Gundogen gave City another emphatic win, with Bournemouth yet to register a win against them.
Pep will be looking for City to continue their excellent record against Swansea, with 10 wins in 15 games against the Swans.
Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Swansea are Fernando Llorente at 9/1, with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Borja Baston are at 10/1. For Manchester City, Sergio Aguero is at 5/2 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 4/1.
The last time that these two sides met Manchester City won 2-1 and the odds of the same result are 15/2.
Swansea vs Manchester City Odds
Tip 1 – Aguero to score first @ 5/2
Tip 2 – Manchester City to win 3-1 @ 9/1
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