On Jan 20th, Manchester City hosts Aston Villa in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. Weather on match day is looking like a wet and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 14 degrees with the possibility of light rain, which will be a great treat for players. In their last match, Manchester City recorded a 3-1 win against Chelsea. İlkay Gündoğan struck first for Manchester City in the 18th minute on a feed from Phil Foden, then Phil Foden added another in the 21st minute. With 21 points in their last 10 matches Manchester City should be reasonably happy with their performance, while in their last match, 2nd placed Aston Villa, recorded a 1-4 loss against Liverpool. Sadio Mané struck first for Liverpool in the 4th minute on a feed from Curtis Jones, then in the 41st minute, Callum Miles Rowe sent in a beautiful pass which was converted by Barry. Aston Villa is looking for direction having earned 14 points in their last 10 matches.
In their last match together, in Villa Park, Manchester City was victorious by a score of 2 to 1 in front of just over 82000 dissapointed spectators. Sergio Agüero struck first for Manchester City in the 20th minute on a feed from Phil Foden, then Rodri added another in the 30th minute.
Anwar El Ghazi has been on a hot streak lately. In the last five games, the attacker has scored 4 goals for Aston Villa. Manchester City’s most prolific scorer has been İlkay Gündoğan. The German midfielder has netted three goals over the last five matches
Josep Guardiola i Sala’s squad will be without Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, Ederson Moraes, Eric García, Palmer and Scott Carson, while Aston Villa will be without Trezeguet, Wesley and Ross Barkley.