On Friday, August 11, at the start of the 2023/24 Premier League season, Burnley will play at home against Manchester City. The kickoff is scheduled for 19:00 GMT.
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Premier League 2023-24
Burnley was able to return to the elite division of English football. Last season, the team confidently won the Championship and received a direct ticket to the 2023/24 Premier League.
The club, under the leadership of Vincent Kompany, went perfectly through the entire tournament distance, losing only three matches out of 46 held with 29 victories and 14 draws.
The team also scored more than 87 goals and conceded the fewest 35 goals. Burnley have played four friendlies this summer, winning only one of them, beating Portugal’s Benfica (2-0).
Meanwhile, Manchester City had a great season last season, winning the treble for the first time. The team in the championship of England won the competition from Arsenal at the finish of the tournament, which allowed them to become champions of the country again.
On the international stage, Josep Guardiola’s men finally won the Champions League trophy by beating Inter Milan 1-0 in the final match.
During the off-season, Manchester City played three friendly matches, winning two of them with one defeat. The club also managed to hold another official match, losing on penalties in the FA Super Cup to Arsenal.
Head to Head
The last time both teams played each other this year, in the Fa Cup, and then Manchester City won a landslide victory with a score of (6-0).
Burnley form guide: L–D–W–L–D
Manchester City form guide: L–L–W–W–W
|Burnley win 9.30||Draw 5.70||Man City win 1.30|
Manchester City are clearly set for a successful season and the club will want to succeed in this match after failing in the FA Super Cup.
Burnley had a great last season, but this one won’t be as easy. We predict that the guests will be able to win with a comfortable result.
Prediction for this match: Manchester City win by two goals.
- Manchester City Handicap (-1.5)