Match Preview

Premier League
Premier League
Wednesday 6 February 2019
Kickoff at 19:45 GMT
Goodison Park, Goodison Rd, Liverpool L4 4EL
No live TV coverage
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Everything you need to know ahead of Manchester City's Premier League clash against Everton...

When and where

The Blues travel to Goodison Park on Wednesday 6 February. Kick off is at 7:45pm GMT. 

The game will not be shown live in the UK, but fans can keep updated by following our Matchday Centre or our Twitter: @ManCity.

Fans based outside the UK can find out where they can watch the game via our global TV listings...

Team news

City

Pep Guardiola revealed in his recent press conference that both Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala are both injured.

Claudio Bravo is a long-term absentee.

The rest of the squad are fit.

Everton

Leighton Baines (rib) and Yenny Mina (foot) are major doubts for the Toffees, while Idrissa Gueye (groin) and Phil Jagielka (knock) are unlikely to feature.

Last time out

City's last trip to Goodison Park heralded a 3-1 triumph in March 2018, courtesy of goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling inside the first 37 minutes.

The last meeting took place at the Etihad Stadium in December with the hosts cruising to a victory of the same scoreline. Gabriel Jesus bagged a brace that day, with Sterling also on the scoresheet.

WATCH: City 3-1 Everton: Brief highlights

Pep's preview

WATCH: 'Goodison Park always a tough venue' says Pep

Marco Silva preview

“It will be really tough. In my opinion that team play the best football in the Premier League even if in some away games they didn’t achieve the results," Silva said.

“They are really solid with strong character. They will play with 70-80% of the ball. We have to be ready to suffer and be solid in these types of moments.

“We have to be ambitious to try and make some damage on them.

“They are always really tough to all the opponents.

“It will be a difficult task for us but they are not invincible.

“I want to see our team making things really difficult for them. Even if [City] achieve a good result they have to feel like it’s been a tough game for them. That was not my feeling in the last match.”

Match officials

Referee: Craig Pawson

Assistants: Eddie Smart, Constantine Hatzidakis

Fourth official: Mike Dean

Notable player links

Gareth Barry, Jo, Peter Reid, Joleon Lescott, Mark Ward, Gary Megson, Joe Royle

Stats

• The pair have met on 185 occasions, competitively.

• City have emerged victorious on 70 of those meetings, while there have been 47 draws.

• The Premier League Champions have won all bar one of our last seven encounters, winning our last two.

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