Manchester City defeats Crystal Palace: Man City smash 4 goals past Palace to gain 2nd spot in Premier League

Manchester City defeats Crystal Palace: It was Manchester City vs Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The match Man City vs Crystal Palace ended in a 4-0 for Manchester City.

Manchester City welcomed Crystal Palace at the ETIHAD Stadium to play their 17th game of the season.

John Stones opened the scoring for the hosts as he scored the first goal in the 26th minute to put the hosts in the lead.

The second goal came in the second-half as Ikay Gundogan scored in the 56th minute to double the lead for Pep Guardiola’s men. John Stones scored again the secure his brace and give the Citizens a 3-goal cushion in the 68th minute.

Raheem Sterling put the final nail in the coffin by adding the 4th goal for the hosts in the 88th minute as Manchester City came away with all the 3 points.

Man City sits in the 2nd spot. They have 35 points in 17 matches. Crystal Palace is in the 13th spot, they have 23 points in 19 matches.

Manchester City League Form: DWWWW
Crystal Palace League Form: LLDWD

Manchester City possible starting lineup:

With Ake, Garcia, Aguero and Laporte out, Guardiola is expected to stick with a John Stones and Ruben Dias back 4.

Ederson, Kyle Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo, Gundogan, Rodri, Sterling, De Bruyne, Foden, Jesus

Crystal Palace possible starting lineup:
Palace have a vast contingent missing, including Hennessey, Sakho, Ferguson, Kelly, Schlupp and Wickham. Roy Hodgson is expected to still send out a strong lineup.

Guaita, Mitchell, Kouyate, Tomkins, Ward, Eze, Milivojevic, McArthur, Townsend, Zaha, Benteke

Prediction:
Manchester City 3-0 Crystal Palace
Expect City to beat Palace comfortably.