Manchester City and Everton face off in a 2017/2018 English Premier League matchup this Monday evening. The game kicks off at 3:00 PM EST in Etihad Stadium, Manchester. NBCSN will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on fuboTV.
Head-to-Head: In the last five encounters between the two teams, Everton won two while Manchester City managed one, drawing other two. Everton posted a 4-0 shutout victory over City in last season’s clash.
Date and Time: August 21st, 2017 3:00 PM EST
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester
TV: NBCSN (US)
The city opened their season with 2-0 victory over Brighton but lost 1-0 to Girona in a friendly match most recently.
Man City will enter the big game with their new signing Benjamin Mendy and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan.
Also, Left-back Mendy is out with a thigh injury while Gundogan is sidelined due to a knee issue.
Midfielder Fabian Delph has also suffered an injury and won’t be playing on Monday.
Probable playing XI: Ederson, Sane, Kompany, Stones, Otamendi, Walker, Silva, Danilo, De Bruyne, Aguero, and Jesus
Wayne Rooney, who made the heartbreaking summer move from Manchester United will be leading Everton’s attacking force. In his first Premier League outing for his boyhood club, the deadly striker scored for the 1-0 win over Stoke City last week.
New signing Sigurdsson is hopeful of making his debut for Everton.
Long time absentees Ross Barkley, who suffered a hamstring injury, and James McCarthy (knee) remain sidelined while Sandro Ramirez can make his appearance against City.
Probable playing XI: Pickford, Jagielka, Keane, Williams, Calvert-Levin, Baines, Sigurdsson, Schneiderlin, Gueye, Rooney, and Klaassen