Manchester City will be hosting Wolves at the Etihad Stadium on matchday 8 of Premier League on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Pep Guardiola’s side is placed on the second position, five points behind Liverpool in the Premier League table. The Manchester City boss knows well that he has little room for any error if he is willing to make a hat-trick of triumphs in Premier League. On the other hand, Wolves are placed on the 13th position as they have registered just one win out of seven games they played this season.
City secured a 3-1 away win against Everton in their last encounter. Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling scored for City in their previous clash. Meanwhile, Wolves registered a 2-0 home win against Watford. Matt Doherty and Daryl Janmaat (own goal) scored for Wolves in their first win of Premier League this season.
City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be out of action with a groin injury. Also, Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte will miss the match with a knee injury. Centre-back John Stones is expected to be back after the international break. Raheem Sterling should return after coming off the bench against Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Champions League. As for Wolves, Diogo Jota’s presence in the playing XI will be doubtful due to an ankle injury.
Man City XI: Ederson; Cancelo, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Mendy; Gundogan, Rodri, B Silva; Bernardo, Aguero, Sterling
Wolves XI: Patricio, Boly, Coady, Saiss, Doherty, Dendoncker, Moutinho, Traore, Jimenez, Cutrone
Defenders: Mendy, Otamendi, Matt Doherty, Willy Boly
Midfielders: Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Leander Dendoncker, João Moutinho
Forward: Aguero, Sterling