Manchester City – Wolverhampton: prediction for the match of the championship of England
The match Manchester City – Wolverhampton on January 14, 2019 will be the final in the 22nd round of the English championship. The match at the Etihad stadium will begin at 23:00 Moscow time.Manchester City “Citizens” thanks to the victory in the match of the previous round against Liverpool closed the gap from the first place and returned to the title race. The hosts had to win the game with Liverpool, which is why they went on the attack from the starting moments. City attacks gave their result only at the end of the first half, Sergio Aguero took the ball in the goalkeeper’s area and struck hard from an acute angle – 1:0 in the 40th minute. After the break, Liverpool went on the attack. Luckily for the away fans, they managed to level the score in the 64th minute, Andrew Robertson dropped to Roberto Firmino, and the Brazilian easily threw the ball into an empty net. Having conceded a goal, the Sky Blue players had to go on the attack again. Almost instantly, Aguero could bring City forward again, the attacker removed the goalkeeper’s defender, all that remained for him was to just get into an empty net, but he did not cope with this task. Leroy Sane corrected his partner’s mistake, the midfielder ran out to meet the goalkeeper and shot right under the far post – 2:1. The second goal scored gave the hosts the momentum, thanks to which they could score several more times, Raheem Sterling had a great chance to score a goal, the Englishman was the first on the rebound, but the shot went wide of the goal. Until the end of the game, the score did not change. The Citizens won, and in case of victory in the Manchester City – Wolverhampton match, the distance from Liverpool could be reduced to a minimum. Wolverhampton Wolves are now one of the most unpredictable teams in the English championship. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side managed to beat Chelsea and Tottenham but managed to lose points against Fulham and Crystal Palace. It was the game against the Eagles that took place in the previous round. Wolves looked like the favorites in the home match against Palace, but the first chances to score came from the visiting team. The only good moment the hosts had was Matt Dougherty, the defender struck with a header after a corner kick, but the ball went above the gate. Palace’s lead in the first half was converted into goals scored after the break, the score was opened in the 83rd minute, Jordan Ayew quickly orientated himself and shot from the line of the goalkeeper’s area. The conceded goal forced the hosts to throw all their strength into the attack, due to which Ryan Bennett did not keep track of the opponent’s attacker and brought a penalty kick to his team’s goal, the punishment was performed by Luka Milivojevic. The result – 0:2 defeat of the Wolves, after which the team dropped to the ninth line. In the Manchester City – Wolverhampton match, the guests need to at least repeat the result of the first round match, in which the Wolves played a draw with the opponent. Odds for the match Manchester City – Wolverhampton on January 14, 2019 Bookmakers from Pari-Match do not believe that the guests will be able to take points from the favorite for the second time. Odds for the match Manchester City – Wolverhampton: Manchester City win – 1.20; Draw – 7.60; Wolverhampton win – 14.5. Manchester City – Wolverhampton: prediction for the match The guests have already ruffled quite a few nerves of the leaders of the English championship, not so long ago they dropped out of the FA Cup from Liverpool, they are unlikely to give City an easy victory. Forecast for the match Manchester City – Wolverhampton: both will score, odds – 2.17, or you can bet on the handicap of Wolves +1.5, odds – 2.46.