Manchester City vs Burnley – Saturday 21st October 2017 – 15:00

Man City are 1/10 with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus at 9/4 to score first.

Manchester City face Burnley at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in another round of Premier League matches.

Pep Guardiola's side come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Napoli, continuing their excellent start to their season.

Raheem Sterling continued his excellent start to the season, scoring the opener for Manchester City early on (9).

Gabriel de Jesus made it three goals in two matches (13), adding to his double in the demolition of Stoke at the weekend.


Ederson saved a penalty from Dries Mertens in the first half but was unable to keep out the second from Amadou Diawara (73).

Unbeaten Start

Manchester City have had an unbeaten start to this season, in Burnley they face a side who have also had an excellent start.

They are now top of the Premier League, clear of neighbours Manchester United by two points, having already played three top sides.

City have been in imperious form this season, their only blemish has been the draw with Everton but overall they have been outstanding.

They will remain top of the Premier League with a win over Burnley, with United facing Huddersfield.

City Favourites

Pep Guardiola's side come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

This will be a match that City will target no less than three points, they will be looking for a big win.

Man City will be looking for a third win in four matches against Burnley.

Solid Form

The Clarets come into this match in great form, despite drawing 1-1 against West Ham.

Michail Antonio gave West Ham the lead early in the first half (19), with Joe Hart assisting the frontman as he rounded the Burnley keeper Pope.

West Ham's afternoon got worse less than 10 minutes later when Andy Carroll was sent off for two bookable offences (27).

Slaven Bilic's side defended admirably for most of the match, but the one man deficit proved too much for the Hammers.

Chris Wood continued his impressive start to his Premier League career with another home goal (85), his header salvaging a point for Sean Dyche's side.

Great Result 

That was a good result in the end for Sean Dyche and Burnley, with the Clarets showing their resilience and determination.

Burnley have had an excellent start and find themselves on the same points as Liverpool after eight matches.

They have a huge challenge in this match, they face a rampant Manchester City side who have beaten nearly every side in their wake.

The Clarets are unbeaten in their last six matches, that record will be seriously tested in this fixture though.

Clarets Underdogs

Burnley come into this match as the underdogs, with the City's home advantage and excellent form informing the odds.

Sean Dyche's side face an uphill task against a free-scoring City side, City have won the last two encounters 2-1.

The Clarets will be looking for a first win against Manchester City in three matches.

Burnley are 20/1 with Chris Wood at 10/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Jesus to score first @ 9/4

Tip 2 – City to win 6-1 @ 33/1

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