Two of the globally popular football clubs, Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth will face off in an epic battle on Sunday. Talking about Manchester City, they are the defending champions of the tournament for the second time consecutively and based on their performance so far in this ongoing tournament, there is very little doubt that the team is one of the most considered teams to win the tournament cup this time as well. However, before playing against the AFC Bournemouth on Sunday, MIC got their reality checked against Spurs.
Considering the AFC Bournemouth team, they are also undefeated and have secured their place in the side of midtable since the very beginning of this tournament. The match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth will be played at the home ground of the AFC Bournemouth team, which is the Dean Court stadium in Bournemouth, England. The stadium is also expected to be packed with the fans and supporters of both the teams and have ample seating space with the ability to comfortably accommodate 11,329 audiences.
The match will begin at 6:30 (Indian Standard Time) and will be played on August 25, 2019. For people living elsewhere in the world and unable to watch the match live at the Dean Court stadium, especially for the Indian audience, the match will be streamed live on the Hotstar streaming platform.
Now, coming to the last six matches played by each team in this tournament, Manchester City was able to win 3 of them with the other three matches ending in a draw without any clear win for both the teams.
On the other hand, for AFC Bournemouth, the last six matches played ended up in the team winning 2 of them and losing 2 of them, with the other 2 matches ending up in a draw.
Manchester City Squad
Ederson (Goalkeeper), Otamendi, Sterling, B Silba, Laporte, Jesus, Bruyne, Gundogan/Silva, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, and Walker.
AFC Bournemouth Squad
Ramsdale (Goalkeeper), Cook, Wilson, King, Fraser, Billing, Daniels, Ake, Smith, Lerma.
So, considering the capacity of both the teams as per the previous 6 matches played, it is safe to analyze that Manchester City has an edge over the opponent in the game that is scheduled for today.
When it comes to the times where Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth have played against each other, out of the 12 matches played between the two teams so far, all of them were won by Manchester City, which further enhances the chances of MCI.