Everton vs Man City Prediction, Preview, H2H record and Team News

Monday evening will witness two Boxing Day winners will face each other just 48 hours after their latest wins. It will be Carlo Ancelotti's Everton against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City at Goodison Park.

It will be very shocking to find out that Carlo Ancelotti is one of the very few managers to win more games against Pep Guardiola's sides than he has lost.

Everton vs Man City Head to head:

Previous 5 Meetings
Man City2-1Everton
Everton1-3Man City
Everton0-2Man City
Man City3-1Everton
Everton1-3Man City

Manchester City have won their last five meetings on the trot against the Toffees. Everton's last triumph against the Cityzens came in 2017 when current Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman was in charge at Goodison Park.

Everton beat Man City 4-0 in 2017
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Recent Form:

Without their new signings James Rodriguez and Allan, things looked shaky for Everton initially. However, veteran midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has ensured to support them in every way possible. Everton have managed to get away wins in their last four games in the English top-flight, including inflicting defeats to Leicester City and Chelsea, who are well in the race for the Champions League spots.

Sigurdsson slots past Mendy to sink Chelsea at Goodison
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Manchester City have lost their scoring venom but they are still undefeated in their last ten games in all competitions, conceding only two goals in the process.

Everton vs Man City Team News:

Skipper Seamus Coleman was back against the Blades and it is now time to reintroduce James Rodriguez into the starting XI. However, the Toffees will still be without Richarlison, Allan, Fabian Delph, and Lucas Digne.

Everton players celebrating
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While Eric Garcia is still not fully fit, Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus will be unavailable too after they tested positive for COVID-19.

Everton Probable Line up:

Everton Probable Line up

Manchester City Probable Line up:

Man City probable line up
Mahrez may place instead of Torres, while Aguero may start on the bench too.

Everton vs Man City Prediction:

The game could go either way as both the teams are in decent form. However, considering Everton's attacking prowess, City may not get away by scoring a goal or two only.

It will be a tactical battle between two great managers, and there will be a lot of pressure on both the defenses too as they have managed to keep successive cleansheets in their last two games.

Sportco predicts an Everton win.

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