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FA Cup : Manchester City vs Swindon Town Match Preview, Line-up, and More

 

Manchester City vs Swindon Town

SCHEDULE

TIME

GAME

Manchester City vs Swindon Town

DATE

8/01/2022

TIME

1:30 AM (Indian Standard Time)

ARENA

County Ground

LEAGUE

FA Cup

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Team Lineup

Manchester City XI:   Man City : Steffen, Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan (C), De Bruyne, Palmer, Bernardo, Jesus

 Swindon XI:   Lewis, Odimaya, Landolo, Conroy, Gladwin, Lyden, Tyreece, Harry, Kaine, Rob, Louis

Match Preview

Manchester City's quest for FA Cup glory begins with a trip to League Two outfit Swindon Town in the third round on Friday evening. While the Premier League champions will enter the tournament in the third round, Swindon have already seen off Crewe Alexandra and Walsall to make it this far.

Swindon had failed to reach the third round of the FA Cup for 10 successive seasons before making it this far this time around, with a comfortable 3-0 win over Crewe Alexandra in round one preceding a 2-1 triumph at Walsall back in December.

Not since the 1991-92 season have the League Two side managed to make it as far as the fifth round, but any hopes of them keeping their cup run going as far as round four will be slim to none when they take to the field on Friday.

Form was not on their side at the end of 2021, as Ben Garner's side went winless in four League Two games before the New Year, but they kicked off 2022 in barnstorming fashion by seeing off Northampton Town 5-2 at County Ground.

Star striker Harry McKirdy was unplayable on the day as he scored four of his side's five goals - with fellow number nine Tyreece Simpson also getting in on the act - but Swindon have lost each of their last three FA Cup games at home and are facing an uphill battle to avoid making it four here.

SportFlair Score Prediction

We say: Manchester City  [3]-[0] Swindon 

Possible Lineup 

Manchester City  possible starting lineup: Ward; Kesler, Odimayo, Hunt, Iandolo; Gilbert, Williams, Reed, Lyden; McKirdy, Simpson

Swindon Town possible starting lineup: Steffen; Walker, Mbete, Egan-Riley, Ake; Gundogan, Fernandinho, McAtee; Kayky, Palmer, Grealish


Head To Head (H2H)

Manchester City [2]-[0] Swindon Town - 04-01-2000
Manchester City [3]-[0] Swindon Town - 12-18-1999
Manchester City [3]-[1] Swindon Town - 02-21-1998
Manchester City [6]-[0] Swindon Town - 09-27-1997
Manchester City [3]-[0] Swindon Town - 02-22-1997

Recent 5 Match Results:

Manchester City [2]-[1] Arsenal
Manchester City [1]-[0] Benford
Manchester City [6]-[3] Leicester
Manchester City [4]-[0] Newcastle
Manchester City [7]-[0] Leeds United

Swindon Town [5]-[2] Northampton Town
Swindon Town [0]-[0] Stevenage
Swindon Town [0]-[2] Barrow
Swindon Town [1]-[4] Leyton Orel
Swindon Town [2]-[1] Walsall

Coaches:

Manchester City : Pep Guardiola
Swindon Town : Ben Garner

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