While teams in Premier League gets a week off, FA Cup resumes, Manchester City is set to take on Huddersfield in FA Cup 2017 on Wednesday, 07:45 pm local time, 1-March-2017. It was a goalless match at John Smith’s Stadium on February 18, 2017, but Pep Guardiola can open their account this time at Etihad with ease. This is the fifth round of FA Cup, a quarter final tie against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium is awaiting their match on 11-March-2017. Manchester City has spent their time on training in hot weather condition as Abu Dhabi in UAE (United Arab Emirates) is warm weather place. The club have now returned and set back to take on Guardiola today
TV Channel: Manchester Vs Huddersfield City
You can watch this match live on BBC One. The match will be live from 7:30 pm on Wednesday 1st March 2017.
Kick-off is at 07:45 pm from Etihad Stadium.
Kick-off time: 07:30 pm GMT Wednesday 1 March 2017, 01:00 am (IST) Thursday 2 March 2017
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Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England.
TV Channels: BBC One (UK), Fox Sports 1 (USA), SuperSport 3 (Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya), Sony ESPN (India), Sportsnet World (Canada).
Team news for Manchester City vs Huddersfield
While the Manchester boys refrained from injuries in Abu Dhabi at their training camp, Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is still unable to play today match. This Belgian footballer who plays centre-back will not play due to series of injury problems,
Guardiola the manager of Manchester City team said in his press conference:
“Not tomorrow, no. He is much better but not ready.”
He also added: “I have to think about it, not just with our goalkeepers. We were one week out. It is not how tired they are, more a final against one team who impressed a lot when we played there.
“They are top of the Championship and sometimes teams top of the Championship are stronger than some of the teams in the Premier League.”
Manchester Vs Huddersfield City Match Preview
The goalless match two weeks before is considered as a restart for Manchester city. Gabriel Jesus has injured. The Huddersfield manager David Wagner boosted his boys and also executing his keys responsibilities and forces a replay at the Etihad.
The Blues once again proved that they can impose massive attack that was seen in Champions League match.
Manchester City is trying to put their mark in 2017. Manchester team address the need of defensive strength in their team. If Manchester City defense is the week they no longer prevent opponent for making against them.
How Man City should line up vs Huddersfield Town
Manchester City needs a team that can see off Huddersfield without taking any extra time given by match referee. Kelechi Iheanancho should also need to fast if he does not take his opportunity then his future will be likely to end.
Although it was not seen mistakes in an initial game of Caballero but his flubs against Monaco, pointed to nervousness across the Blue’s defense. Manchester city will need to deny persistent threat of Huddersfield.
It sounds good for Blues that they won 5-3 in the Champions league but it will be hard to score 5 goals again. Huddersfield must be absorbed aggression play of Etihad. In this way, Etihad might feel uncomfortable if they would not succeed to make goals again Huddersfield.
Manchester City Team Squad
1 Bravo, 2 Zabaleta, 3 Stones, 4 Kolarov, 5 Clichy, 6 Tour, 7 Sterling, 8 De Bruyne, 9 Silva, 10 San, 11 Iheanacho.
Huddersfield Team Squad
Coleman; Crane, Hudson, Stankovic, Holmes-Dennis; Billing, Whitehead; Lolley, Payne, Parra; Quaker