Manchester City travel to Bournemouth on Saturday in the first round of the Premier League.
City want to win in order to continue chasing Liverpool to the top of the Premier League, separated by a single point in the table.
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester City are looking to temporarily snatch the top of the English Premier League when they take on Bournemouth at 5:00 pm at the First Team in the 29th round of the Premiership.
Liverpool, who meet Everton on Sunday at Goodison Park, top the table with 69 points, one ahead of Manchester City, while Bournemouth are in 12th place with 34 points.
Manchester City have the opportunity to win their fifth consecutive win and temporarily take the lead from Liverpool in the formidable offensive power of the team that has scored 75 goals in the competition so far.
While Bournemouth is trying to stop the bleeding of the points and get rid of the curse of Chelsea, where the team did not taste the taste of winning the competition since beating the “Blues” four clean in the round 24.
Manchester City are expected to miss the match for Fernandinho and Emeric Laporte for injury.
MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Manchester City are in the midst of high spirits after winning the English League Cup for the sixth time in their history after beating Chelsea in a penalty shootout at Wembley last Sunday before beating West Ham United 1-0.