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League Cup - Burton Albion vs Manchester City on January 23, 2019

January 22, 2019 By Oscar Rojas
After their massive win in the first leg of this tie, Pep's crew will try to search for one more comfortable win against the League One minnows.

What has been Burton Albion and Manchester City's form ahead of this match?

Burton Albion has only won one of their most recent six games, which include three draws and two losses. Their last match ended in a two-all draw against Doncaster, and their most recent home game saw Nigel Clough's men lose to Gillingham with a 3-2 score.

Manchester City enters this game on a six-game winning streak, which has seen Pep Guardiola's side score quite a few goals in the process. The Citizens have found the back of the net 27 times, while their opponents have only made it past their goalies on two separate occasions.

How did Burton Albion and Manchester City get to this stage of the League Cup?

Burton Albion was a first-round entry in this competition, which means that they have won five of their six previous games. The Brewers made it past fellow League One team Shrewsbury Town, Aston Villa, Burnley, Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough before being torn apart by Manchester City. It would take a miracle for them to beat Manchester City, but they will surely not go down without a fight.

Manchester City's road to the semi-finals was not as long, since they were given byes for the first two rounds. Pep's men defeated Oxford United and Fulham without breaking a sweat, but they struggled to make it past Leicester City in the Quarter finals. Their following match ended with a 9-0 win against their hosts on Wednesday.

Burton Albion vs Manchester City - Head-to-head stats

  • This will be the second match between these teams. The Citizense won their previous clash with a 9-0 score.

  • Manchester City's 9-0 win against Burton Albion in the first leg of this tie is now the third biggest win in tournament's history, only surpassed by West Ham's 10-0 win against Bury in 1983 and Liverpool's win against Fulham in 1986 with the same scoreline.

  • This is Burton Albion's best performance in this competition.

  • Manchester City is searching for their sixth League Cup title. They are currently the defending champions of this competition.

Burton Albion vs Manchester City - Injuries and suspensions

Burton Albion- Injuries: Marvin Sordell.

Manchester City - Injuries: Claudio Bravo, Eliaquim Mangala, Doubtful: Benjamin Mendy, Vincent Kompany.

Broadcast info - Burton Albion vs Manchester City

In the U.K.: Sky Sports Football, BBC Radio 5 Live, Sky Sports Mix, BBC Radio Manchester.

In the U.S.: ESPN+.

In Canada: DAZN.

In Australia: beIN Sports Connect, beIN SPORTS 2, Kayo Sports.

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