ALLIN88 World Cup 2022, February 17 reports. The Philippines time February 18, 11:00 pm, immediately after the Villa and Arsenal event, Manchester City will continue to protect the top of the table points away from Nottingham, currently Manchester City with 51 points goal difference at the top of the table, but the back of the clinching Arsenal, this battle against the rising zebra Nottingham Forest is expected to maintain the leading position.
Looking back to the first meeting between the two sides this season, Manchester City beat Nottingham 6-0, so whether they can complete the double kill in this round is quite expected. However, Nottingham Forest is not a lamb to be slaughtered, it can beat Liverpool to draw Chelsea and fight to climb out of the relegation mire, and this battle is not without pull of an upset.
ALLIN88 World Cup 2022 : Nottingham Forest vs Manchester City Preview, Blue Moon Expected Double Kill of Promoted Zebras
In the analysis of this match, the two teams have met 4 times in various tournaments, the most recent one was Man City’s 6-0 victory over Nottingham, while Nottingham Forest won 3-0 against Man City in 2009 and 1995, which is not enough in view of the long time. The home team, Nottingham Forest, has only a 30% win rate in their last 10 matches, scoring 8 goals and conceding 14, with an average goal difference of 0.8.
Manchester City have won 7 and lost 3 of their last 10 matches, scoring 20 goals and conceding 9, with an average of 2 goals per game. Compared to the average of 2.57 goals per game so far this season, the firepower of the front line has dropped slightly, but it is more than enough to face the promoted zebras.
As the season progresses to the mid to late stage, the original top myth Arsenal shortcomings are gradually revealed – bench depth is not enough, this is a good time for Manchester City to catch up with the points, although Manchester City is in financial crisis, but this does not seem to affect the players play, the last round of events Manchester City to 3-1 victory over Villa, De Bruyne, Glalish and Haaland fire power, this round is expected to This round is expected to be won by a big score.
According to the ALLIN88 World Cup 2022 opinion, the overall strength of Manchester City can be said to be several streets away from Nottingham Forest, as long as this game does not make mistakes, Guardiola does not live, basically the blue moon has a good chance to win. The pre-match predictions on Sofascore currently have 69.74% of people believing that City will win the match, with professional handicappers even offering an 84% chance of victory.
However, Nottingham Forest still has a slight chance of winning, as they have beaten the Reds and drawn against the Blues respectively. Considering that City will play Leipzig next week in the first round knockout match of the Champions League, we have a chance to see Nottingham Forest pull of an upset to win if the Blues choose to keep their strength.