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Jon Wilde 24 Jan 2020
  • Manchester City vs Fulham predictions for their FA Cup tie on Saturday

  • We are backing City to reach the fifth round in routine style

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26 Jan
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Odds correct at the time of writing
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Manchester City vs Fulham Score Prediction

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Manchester City vs Fulham Match Info

Date: Sunday January 26 2020
Kick-off time: 1.00pm GMT
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Kevin Friend

Manchester City vs Fulham Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches (league games unless stated)

March 30 2019: Fulham 0-2 Manchester City
November 1 2018 (Carabao Cup 4th round): Manchester City 2-0 Fulham
September 15 2018: Manchester City 3-0 Fulham

Total head-to-head matches played (all competitions): 66
Manchester City wins: 33
Fulham wins: 17
Draws: 16

Manchester City vs Fulham Stats

  • This is the fourth FA Cup match between these clubs but the first since 1914
  • Fulham have failed to score in their last five visits to Manchester City…
  • …but City have kept only one clean sheet in their latest 10 home games

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Manchester City look sure to relinquish the most prestigious trophy of last season’s domestic treble, but can stay on course to retain the other two by beating Fulham.

With Liverpool over the hills and far away in the Premier League title race, the Champions League will now be the biggest target for City this term. But you can be certain they will also want to lift the FA Cup and Carabao Cup again too.

A 3-1 advantage going into Wednesday’s home second leg of their League Cup semi-final against neighbours Manchester United puts Pep Guardiola’s side in great shape there, while an Etihad Stadium meeting with Championship side Fulham on Sunday also suits very nicely.

Fulham were, of course, relegated from the Premier League last season but have every chance of bouncing straight back in Scott Parker’s first full campaign as a manager.

They are third in the Championship table, just four points off top spot, but it’s their home form that has been most impressive and that extends to the FA Cup third round in which they won 2-1 against top-flight opponents Aston Villa at Craven Cottage.

This is unlikely to be a virtual walkover for City and we think Fulham should perform with credit. But usually, the reigning English champions are rock-solid in assignments such as this and they are backed to advance in routine style.

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Manchester City vs Fulham Betting Tips

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Manchester City to win to nil @ 4/5 with Unibet

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    Manchester City vs Fulham Match Info Date: Sunday January 26 2020 Kick-off time: 1.00pm GMT Venue: Etihad Stadium Referee: Kevin Friend Manchester City vs Fulham Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches (league games unless stated) March 30 2019: Fulham 0-2 Manchester City November 1 2018 (Carabao Cup 4th round): Manchester City 2-0 Fulham September 15 2018:…