Pep Guardiola’s side are well ahead in the top flight, are into the Champions League knockout stages and the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup. Now they enter FA Cup.
Clarets boss Sean Dyche is likely to rotate his side for the contest and Guardiola is expected to do the same. Gabriel Jesus is ruled out with a knee injury, Phil Foden is injured with an ankle problem, Benjamin Mendy is still recovering from his ACL injury while Kyle Walker (groin) and Vincent Kompany (calf) are doubts.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Man City side it believes will start the game.
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