Manchester City enter this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round tie versus Cardiff City full of confidence. The Citizen’s are currently sat twelve points clear at the top of the Premier League table and come into the weekend fresh off the back of securing their place in the Carabao Cup final after a 3-2 victory at Ashton Gate against Bristol City.
Pep Guardiola will face a Championship side for the second time in four days on Sunday, when the Blues travel to Cardiff City. The Bluebirds are currently sat in third position in the Championship having taken 51 points from their 28 games.
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