Man City aim to extend winning streak

Premier League: Manchester City – Wolverhampton Wanderers (Tuesday, 21:00)

Man City, the best lot of the season's second half, will be the home side in a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Manchester City 's game on Saturday was a 2-1 win against West Ham United. Wolverhampton Wanderers came away from their previous match against Newcastle with a 1-1 draw. Man City will be looking for a repeat victory in this return match, having walked away from the last game with a 3-1 victory.

Table leaders have good form in front of their home crowd - their current record stands at eight wins and two draws, against just a loss, a set of overall results that lets them hold their heads high. That home side have won eight of the eight games they have played since the end of the break should speak for itself. For more proof, the team are the best on this side of the season. After 22 games and only two defeats, Manchester City are on a roll with 52 points in the bank. The defensive wall of Man City has been almost insurmountable, given that they have seen only 15 goals go into their net this season. So far, they are ahead of the rest of the Premier League in repelling attempts. Manchester City are riding a wave, evinced through their 15 points in their last five games.

It has only been a modest yield of nine points for Wolverhampton Wanderers when they have played away from home. Visiting side definitely have room for improvement, standing at 12th in the league. Results for Wolverhampton Wanderers so far: six wins, nine defeats, and seven draws.

Wolverhampton Wanderers will be on notice when they go into the game that any defensive slip-ups may cost them dearly since Man City are averaging 2.14 goals per match this season.

It is Wolverhampton Wanderers that have the biggest task in front of them in this game, given that their record lags behind that of their opponents. For Manchester City, however, it should be an easy, straightforward match. However, the side should remember that pride comes before a fall.


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