Match Preview : Manchester City vs Huddersfield

Neither side wanted this replay but Manchester City will again be favourites to advance when they host Championship promotion hopefuls Huddersfield on Wednesday.

City didn’t play at the weekend due to the EFL Cup final and Pep Guardiola’s side will be well rested for this match even if changes are made to their usual starting XI.

Guardiola’s side are unbeaten in their last seven matches and have only lost one game at home all season. They should really win this match comfortably.

Team News

Manchester City – Ilkay Gündogan and Gabriel Jesus are the only players sidelined for Manchester City, who will be well rested having not featured at the weekend.

Vincent Kompany was meant to play in the first fixture involving these two before pulling out due to injury and the replay may come too soon as he enters the final stage of his rehab.Fernandinho has played at left back in recent matches but Gael Clichy should return to the side here, while Claudio Bravo is also expected to start between the sticks.

Kelechi Iheanacho will be looking to make his first start since January 2 here, while youngster Aleix García will also want the chance to impress from the off.

Huddersfield – Huddersfield manager David Wagner rotated his squad for the first match and will probably do so again as promotion is the priority from the Championship for the club this season.

Christopher Schindler came off six minutes into the second half of their 1-1 draw with Barnsley on Saturday and the centre back is not likely to feature here as a result.

Isaiah Brown recovered from a head injury suffered last week to start against Barnsley at the weekend, but Harry Bunn is still a doubt here. Sean Scannell, Kasey Palmer and Jonathan Hogg are all sidelined.

Aaron Mooy is ineligible due to the terms in his loan agreement with his parent club Manchester City.

Match Facts

Man City have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 6 matches in FA Cup.

Huddersfield have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 FA Cup matches.

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Man City have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 3 matches against Huddersfield in all competitions.

As at this post Manchester City has 1.14 odd to win the match on NaijaBet  while Huddersfield has 10.00 odd to win the match also,while the odd to draw the match is 23.00.

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