Premier League In Focus – West Brom vs Manchester City Preview

When? Saturday 28th October, 15:00 (UK)

Where? The Hawthorns

What channel is it on? West Brom vs Manchester City will not be televised live

Are tickets still available?

West Brom & Manchester City - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/west-bromwich-albion-v-manchester-city-tickets-english-premier-league.html

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Manchester City W5
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Manchester City W5
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: West Brom W54, Manchester City W68, D29

West Brom have lost their last 11 meetings with Manchester City in the Premier League and have not beaten them since 2010 in all competitions.

West Brom have not won any of their last seven Premier League matches. This is the longest streak without a win in the league at present.

They have only scored seven goals this season - an average of 0.77 goals per game, while they have conceded 10 at the other end - an average of 1.11 goals against per game.

Tony Pulis’ men have the lowest average possession in the Premier League this season, with just 40.7%.

They also have the second lowest amount of shots on goal on average – just 8.9 per game. Manchester City average the most with 18.9.

West Brom also share the lowest average pass completion rate in the Premier League this season with Leicester – 71.1%.

Manchester City have gone nine league matches without defeat and have won their last seven matches in a row.

Pep Guardiola’s men have scored 32 goals this season in the Premier League - an average of 3.55 goals per game.

This is Manchester City's joint-best points return (25) after nine games of a Premier League season, alongside 2011-12. The only team who were on more points at this stage of the season were Chelsea (27) in 2005-06.

Since his City debut in September 2015, Kevin De Bruyne has provided 33 assists in the Premier League, more than any other player.

Leroy Sane has been involved in nine goals in his past six Premier League games (five goals, four assists).

Sergio Aguero currently tops the Premier League scoring charts for Manchester City with seven goals to his name, and has a minutes-to-goal ratio of 77 minutes.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The same weekend last year saw the two teams face off at the Hawthorns and it would be a memorable Autumn afternoon for Manchester City as they eased to a routine 4-0 win over Tony Pulis’ side.