Crystal Palace vs Manchester City preview: Guardiola has fully fit squad for trip to Selhurst Park

By Ric Turner, Sat 11 March 2023 10:02

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City preview: Guardiola has fully fit squad for trip to Selhurst ParkPhil Foden recovers from foot injury sustained against Newcastle

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City

Competition: F.A. Premier League

Date: 5.30pm, Saturday 11th March 2023

Venue: Selhurst Park, South London

Referee: Robert Jones Assistants: I Hussin, D Robathan Fourth Official: T Bramall VAR: N Swarbrick

Odds: Palace 17/2, Draw 4/1, City 4/11

Tickets: Sold out

TV: Sky Sports

Crystal Palace

Manager: Patrick Vieira

Squad (from): Guaita, Whitworth, Goodman, Ward, Mitchell, Tomkins, Guehi, Andersen, Clyne, Richards, Milivojevic, Olise, Lokonga, Eze, Schlupp, McArthur, Hughes, Riedewald, Ayew, Zaha, Mateta, Edouard

Injured: Johnstone, Doucoure

Doubtful: Ferguson

Suspended: None

Form guide: LDDDL

Manchester City

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Squad (from): Ederson, Ortega, Carson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Ake, Laporte, Akanji, Gomez, Lewis, Phillips, Gundogan, Grealish, Rodri, De Bruyne, Silva, Foden, Palmer, Haaland, Alvarez, Mahrez

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Form guide: WWWDD

Pep Guardiola has a fully fit squad to choose from for the trip to Selhurst Park, after confirming that Phil Foden has receovered from a foot injury.

Palace currently sit in 12th place in the legue, but haven't won a game this calendar year. Guardiola, however, is expecting a tough task against Patrick Vieira's side.

“In the Premier League, every game away is difficult,” he said.  “At home as well.

“But Selhurst Park always has been, yeah definitely.

“Crystal Palace always in the previous seasons especially at home we struggled a lot to get results.”

City drew their last game at Selhurst Park 0-0. Overall City have won 36 of the 68 games played against the Eagles, with 15 draws and 17 defeats.

Predicted line-up: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Ake, Rodri, Gundogan, Bernardo, Grealish, Mahrez, Haaland

Score prediction: Palace 1 City 2