Manchester City play AFC Bournemouth in Premier League 2022 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England on August 13. The match will start at 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Manchester City triumphed 2-0 over West Ham United in their first game of the Premier League this season. City’s new signing Erling Haaland scored twice against the Hammers in his first appearance in the Premier League. The Citizens earlier lost 1-3 to Liverpool in the FA Community Shield 2022 after they were crowned champions of the 2021-22 Premier League season with 29 wins in 38 games.
AFC Bournemouth were promoted to the Premier League after finishing second in the 2021-22 EFL Championship. The Cherries won 25, drew 13, and lost 8 out of their 46 games last season. Bournemouth beat Aston Villa 2-0 in their opening game of the season thanks to an early goal from Jefferson Lerma and an 80th-minute strike from Kieffer Moore.
Manchester City vs AFC Bournemouth Premier League 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: Manchester City: 1.07, AFC Bournemouth: 40.00, Draw: 13.50
Betwinner odds: Manchester City: 1.05, AFC Bournemouth: 35.00, Draw: 13.00
Betway odds: Manchester City: 1.07, AFC Bournemouth: 34.00, Draw: 12.00
10CRIC odds: Manchester City: 1.08, AFC Bournemouth: 30.81, Draw: 12.71
Bet365 odds: Manchester City: 1.09, AFC Bournemouth: 29.00, Draw: 13.00
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Manchester City vs AFC Bournemouth head-to-head
Manchester City has won 15 out of the 17 games against AFC Bournemouth; the remaining two games ended in a draw.
Manchester City beat AFC Bournemouth 2-1 in their previous encounter in the EFL Cup. Liam Delap and Phil Foden were the two scorers for the City.
Manchester City vs AFC Bournemouth probable starting lineups
Manchester City: Ederson (goalkeeper), Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan (captain), Phil Foden, Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish.
AFC Bournemouth: Mark Travers (goalkeeper), Adam Smith, Lloyd Kelly (captain), Chris Mepham, Jefferson Lerma, Jordan Zemura, Marcus Tavernier, Ben Pearson, Phillip Billing, Dominic Solanke, Kieffer Moore.
Manchester City vs AFC Bournemouth League 2022-23 top picks and players to watch
Manchester City: Erling Haaland will be the top pick from Manchester City. The 22-year-old scored twice in his very first game in the Premier League against West Ham United. The Norwegian footballer scored 22 goals for Borussia Dortmund in the 2021-22 Bundesliga. Haaland scored 62 goals across three seasons during his time in the Bundesliga.
AFC Bournemouth: Kieffer Moore will be the player to watch out for from AFC Bournemouth. Moore scored four goals in four games in the previous Championship campaign for the Cherries. The Welsh footballer also scored two goals for his national side in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Before joining the Cherries, the 30-year-old scored 25 goals for Cardiff City across two seasons in the Championship
Manchester City vs AFC Bournemouth League 2022-23 prediction
Manchester City are clear favourites to beat AFC Bournemouth in the upcoming fixture. The Citizens are certainly the strongest team in the league and have an unbeaten record against the Cherries.
AFC Bournemouth have a bunch of talented players but lack the firepower needed to beat a strong side like Manchester City.