Premier League In Focus – Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Preview

When? Saturday 23rd September, 15:00 (UK)

Where? Etihad Stadium

What channel is it on? Manchester City vs Crystal Palace will not be televised live

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Head-to-head – last five meetings: Man City W5, Crystal Palace W0, D0
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Man City W9, Crystal Palace W2, D3
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Man City W30, Crystal Palace W15, D12

Unbeaten Manchester City are joint top of the Premier League table with an identical record to their cross-city rivals Manchester United.

Manchester City had a resounding 6-0 away win against Watford last time out in the Premier League, and having beaten Liverpool 5-0 in their previous match they have scored a total of 11 goals in their last two Premier League matches.

Overall, Manchester City have scored an average of 3.2 goals per game during their opening five Premier League fixtures of the season, boasting an impressive goal difference of +14.

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick against Watford last weekend and is currently the Premier League joint top scorer alongside Romelu Lukaku with five goals.

Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus have scored a combined total of nine Premier League goals this season already – the only Premier League teams to have scored as many goals as that this season so far are Manchester United (16) and Liverpool (9).

Bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace have lost their opening five Premier League matches, and are still looking for their first goal of the 2017/18 Premier League season.

Crystal Palace have lost to nil in nine of their last 10 Premier League matches.

Crystal Palace have conceded a goal within the opening 10 minutes in each of their last two Premier League matches.

Manchester City defeated Palace 5-0 and 4-0 in their last two home Premier League meetings. Overall, they have won their last six matches against Crystal Palace in all competitions and have scored a total of 20 goals across those six matches.

Man City 5-0 Crystal Palace – 06/05/17