BUR vs MCI Dream11 Prediction: As the action in the EFL Cup rolls on, it will be Brunley that plays host to Manchester City at Turf Moor. Burnley are on the back of two consecutive defeats in the league, but did manage to beat Millwall 2-0 in the third round of the league cup. As for Manchester City, they kicked off their season with a 3-1 win over Wolves. They then followed up with a 2-1 win versus Bournemouth in the cup. However, Pep Guardiola and his men were left stunned by Leicester City who registered a 5-2 win at the King Power. Manchester City will now be keen on bouncing back with a resounding result as they look to dust them off from the Leicester debacle. With that being said, here is the BUR vs MCI Dream 11 Prediction for the upcoming fixture.
BUR vs MCI Dream11 Teams League Cup
Date and Time: September 30, 11:30 pm (ist)
Venue: Turf Moor
Manchester City: WLWWL
Burnley Team News
Injury Update and Unavailability: Jack Cork, Ben Mee and Jay Rodriguez are on the sidelines due to injury. James Tarkowski is trying to shake off his toe injury that he recently sustained, while, Ashley Barnes is also on the road to recovery.
Expected Changes: Peacock Farrell could be starting in at goal, while, Taylor, Jimmy Dunne, Kevin Long and Matthew Lowton could make their way as the back four in defence. McNeil, Brownhill, Benson and Erik Pieters are likely to fill in at the midfield region. Ashley Barnes and Matej Vydra are in contention to lead the attack up top.
BUR Playing 11 (Probable)
Manchester City Team News
Injury Update and Unavailability: Bernardo Silva, Sergio Aguero, Joao Cancelo, Gabriel Jesus and Adrian Bernanbe are ruled out due to injury. Ilkay Gundogan was recently tested positive for COVID-19 and misses out here as well.
Expected Changes: Zack Steffen could be given a go between the sticks, while, Kyle Walker, Taylor Harwood Bellis, Ayemric Laporte and Zinchenko could form the line of defence. Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden and Ferran Torres could feature in behind Liam Delap
MCI Playing 11 (Probable)
Taylor Harwwod Bellis
Goalkeeper: Bailey Peacock-Farrell
Defenders: Kyle Walker, Aymeric Laporte, Taylor Harwood Bellis, Matthew Lowton
Midfielders: Phil Foden (C), Ferran Torres, Dwight McNeil, R Mahrez, Erik Pieters
Forward: L Delap (VC)
Ashley Barnes can play a pivotal role on the attacking front for Burnley. Burnes bagged six goals from 19 league appearances last season.
Liam Delap had a dream debut for Manchester City against Bournemouth and got himself a goal. He is expected to start here once again. He can be added to the BUR vs MCI Dream11 Prediction side.
X Factors, Differential Picks
Matej Vydra can prove to be the danger man in the forward line for Burnley. Vydra has netted two goals from his last two appearances in the League Cup.
Phil Foden has play a pivotal role in the attacking midfield region for Manchester City. Foden has two goals and an assist to his name from the last three appearances.
Riyad Mahrez can pack punch in the final third as well for Manchester City. Mahrez has 12 goals and nine assists from the last 34 appearances in the league.
BUR vs MCI Today Match Prediction
Both sides are on the back of some negative results and will be keen on advancing further into the cup competition. We can expect Burnley to be a little pragmatic, while City should be on the front foot from minute one. Considering the quality and depth that Manchester City have in their locker, the today match prediction odds is in their favour to get the win by 1.33 as per bet365.