Oxford United vs Manchester City EFL Cup Quarter Final December 18th 2019

Oxford Utd vs Man City – EFL Cup Tips


Oxford United FC vs Manchester City FC

Where Can I Watch?

Who? Oxford United FC vs Manchester City FC

What? Quarter Final of the English Football League Cup 2019/20.

Where? Kassam Stadium, Oxford

When? 19:45 GMT, Wednesday 18th December 2019

Watch? Sky Sports Main Event/Football

Top Betting Tips – Oxford United FC vs Manchester City FC

  1. City + Over 3.5 Goals – 4/6*
  2. Over 4.5 Goals – 11/8*
  3. BTTS + Either – 6/5*
  4. Riyad Mahrez Anytime Scorer – 21/20*
  5. City to Win Both Halves – 8/11*

*odds as of December 18th at 15:00 GMT and subject to change

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Match Preview – Oxford United FC vs Manchester City FC

League One Oxford United host Premier League and EFL Cup holders Manchester City in the Quarter Final stages of the English Football League Cup 2019/20.

Oxford United FC

Oxford are in 8th place in the EFL League One. They have 30 points from 19 games so far this campaign. In the EFL Cup, The U’s have recorded wins over Peterborough, Millwall, West Ham United and Sunderland with Karl Robinson in charge. The hosts had been on a great run of form, unbeaten in 11 league games and winning seven, however lost last time out to MK Dons.

Team News

The hosts are without James Henry, Anthony Forde, Jamie Hanson, and George Thorne, Ben Woodburn and Simon Eastwood.

These sides met only last season in the same competitions, with Manchester City eventually getting a comfortable 3-0 win with U’s having just one shot all game.

Manchester City FC

Manchester City are in 3rd place in the Premier League. They have 35 points from 17 games so far this campaign. In the EFL Cup, The Citizens have recorded wins over Preston North End and Southampton with Pep Guardiola in charge. The visitors have been slightly underperforming this season, with two defeats and three draws in their last 10 games in all competitions. Their last game against Arsenal was their first clean sheet in 11 games.

Team News

City are John Stones, Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte. A few of their academy players could have time to impress in this cup clash.

Manchester City have won four of the last six EFL Cup competitions and are looking to make it seven EFL Cup triumphs in their history. This is only bettered by Liverpool (Eight time winners).

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Key Players

Oxford United FC – Shandon Baptiste – 15/2* Anytime Scorer

Grenadian midfielder Shandon Baptiste has one EFL Cup goal this season. Baptiste scored and had a man of the match performance the last round against Premier League opposition West Ham United.

Manchester City FC – Gabriel Jesus – 2/1* Two or More Scorer

Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus has one EFL Cup goal this season. Jesus has scored two goals in his last three appearances in the league, whilst netting against Preston North End in the earlier round of the tournament.

*odds as of December 18th at 15:00 GMT and subject to change

Head-to-Head Record

02 Feb 1997 OUFC v MCFC 1-4 League Division 1
01 Nov 1997 OUFC v MCFC 0-0 League Division 1
07 Mar 1998 MCFC v OUFC 0-2 League Division 1
25 Sep 2018 OUFC v MCFC 0-3 League Cup

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