Everton vs Man City Preview | Prediction | H2H | Team News : Emirates FA Cup Quarter Finals 2021
Everton are set to host Man City in the Emirates FA Cup quarter-finals as they look forward to adding some trophies in addition to their pursuit for European spots next season.
Everton made it to the quarter-finals stage of the FA Cup after a nine-goal thriller against Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur as the Toffees won 5-4. On the other hand, Pep Guardiola's Cityzens had a comfortable outing against Swansea City.
Everton vs Man City: Head to Head Record
As far as the last five meetings between the two are concerned, Everton have lost all of them. Not only that, but they have also failed to score more than once in these five meetings and have conceded at least two in each of them.
Everton Emirates FA Cup 2020/21: Form Guide
Everton have been decent in the FA Cup but questions could be raised over the teams they have faced. However, their most recent game in the FA Cup was a display of courage and perseverance.
Man City Emirates FA Cup 2020/21: Form Guide
Manchester City were free flowing again since the setback against their neighbours, Manchester United.
City have picked up from where they left, with consecutive thrashing of Southampton and Fulham respectively. They were also impressive in the midweek clash against Bundesliga's Borussia Monchengladbach.
Pep would hope that City's hope of an unprecedented quadruple doesn't fall short, especially due to the FA Cup.
Everton vs Man City: FA Cup Team News
Everton will be without Jordan Pickford and Robin Olsen for tomorrow's FA Cup tie against Man City due to injuries.
Joao Virginia is expected to be the last line of defense in this crucial tie. James Rodriguez, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Fabian Delph are also sidelined, while Gylfi Sigurdsson is fit to start.
Yerry Mina and the skipper Seamus Coleman are likely to start.
For Man City, Nathan Ake is all set to feature and Pep Guardiola has no casualties coming into the game. Sergio Aguero is expected to start too.
Everton predicted starting lineup: Olsen; Godfrey, Mina, Keane, Digne; Allan, Davies, Gomes; Sigurdsson; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin
Man City predicted starting lineup: Steffen; Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; Rodri, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Torres, Aguero, Sterling
Everton vs Man City: FA Cup Prediction
Man City look like the clear favorites. They have the form and their recent head-to-head record against the Toffees speaks for itself.
However, Everton have a point to prove. Especially Carlo Ancelotti, who is one of the most reputed managers in the world will have to find an answer for his side to establish some kind of hope and confidence that they are ready for the European competitions.
Sportco predicts Manchester City to go through against Everton in the Emirates FA Cup 2021 Quarter-Finals.