class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With Solskjaer usually keeping things tight in big games and the Citizens looking impregnable at the back, Al Hain-Cole can't see too many goals
Manchester United will be determined to put an end to Manchester City’s winning streak when they travel to the Etihad Stadium for Sunday’s Premier League clash.
Pep Guardiola’s men have won 21 successive matches in all competitions, although have only beaten their local rivals once in the last four encounters.
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Nevertheless, they are clear 8/15 (1.53) favourites with bet365 to extend the lead over their second-placed neighbours to 17 points by coming out on top here.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have only won two of their last eight fixtures in the league although can be backed at 5/1 (6.00) to pull off a fourth victory in five visits to this ground.
The guests have drawn each of their last four successive league games on the road, and you can get odds of 10/3 (4.33) on them playing out yet another stalemate in this one.
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Nathan Ake is the only injury concern for the home side, who are likely to bring the likes of John Stones, Ilkay Gundogan and Phil Foden back into the team after they were on the bench for Tuesday’s 4-1 win over Wolves.
Dean Henderson is set to start once again as David de Gea is absent due to personal reasons, while Phil Jones, Paul Pogba and Juan Mata are injured and Donny van de Beek and Anthony Martial both doubtful.
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The reverse encounter between this pair was hardly befitting of a local derby, with very little excitement on display in an uneventful 0-0 draw.
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Unfortunately, we could be in for more of the same given Solskjaer’s conservative approach in these occasions, with the Norwegian manager overseeing five 0-0 draws and a 1-0 defeat in their last five games against the so-called ‘Big Six.’
In fact, his side has only scored four goals in the last seven league matches on the road, while conceding an impressively meagre two at the other end.
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Considering City have only let in nine goals in 28 fixtures in all competitions, odds of 19/20 (1.95) seem generous on at least one of the teams failing to score for the fifth match in a row between them and United.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.