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Manchester City FC vs. Manchester United FC 12/12/2020 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Manchester City FC faces Manchester United FC on 12/12/2020 at 12:30PM

Manchester City FC takes on Manchester United FC in a regular season match. Manchester City FC with a record of 5-3-2 this season comes into this game with a 2-2-1 record on the road. Manchester United FC is 6-1-3 this season and is 1-1-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Manchester City FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Manchester United FC won and now turns their attention to Manchester City FC at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Manchester United FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Manchester United FC came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Manchester City FC at their home pitch.

The Manchester City FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Manchester City FC

Rodri MF

As a shooter, Rodri had 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Rodri was ranked #8 in shots attempted this season. Rodri has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Rodri has 0 goals scored this season. Rodri was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester City FC teammates, Rodri had 0 assists this season. Rodri was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Rodri has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Rodri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kevin De Bruyne MF

Kevin De Bruyne has 31 shots fired this season. Kevin De Bruyne was ranked #132 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Kevin De Bruyne has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Kevin De Bruyne was ranked #10 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Kevin De Bruyne had 2 goals this season. Kevin De Bruyne was ranked #48 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester City FC teammates, Kevin De Bruyne had 6 assists this season. Kevin De Bruyne was ranked #1 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Kevin De Bruyne has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin De Bruyne has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

Raheem Sterling FW

As a shooter, Raheem Sterling had 20 shots fired this season. Raheem Sterling was ranked #191 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Raheem Sterling has 9 shots on target this season. He was ranked #4 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Raheem Sterling had 3 goals this season. Raheem Sterling was ranked #26 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester City FC teammates, Raheem Sterling had 1 assists this season. Raheem Sterling was ranked #91 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Raheem Sterling has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Raheem Sterling has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kyle Walker DF

As a shooter, Kyle Walker had 7 shots fired this season. Kyle Walker was ranked #39 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Kyle Walker has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #86 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Kyle Walker had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Kyle Walker was ranked #109 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester City FC teammates, Kyle Walker had 1 assists this season. Kyle Walker was ranked #91 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Kyle Walker has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kyle Walker has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in EPL action.

Rúben Dias DF

As a shooter, Rúben Dias had 6 shots fired this season. Rúben Dias was ranked #62 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Rúben Dias had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #86 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Rúben Dias had 0 goals this season. Rúben Dias was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. Rúben Dias has 0 assists this season. Rúben Dias was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Rúben Dias has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Rúben Dias has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Phil Foden FW,DF

As a shooter, Phil Foden had 12 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Phil Foden was ranked #272 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Phil Foden had 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #38 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Phil Foden had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Phil Foden was ranked #48 in goals this season. Phil Foden has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Phil Foden was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Phil Foden has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Phil Foden has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in EPL action.

Riyad Mahrez FW,DF

As a shooter, Riyad Mahrez had 22 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Riyad Mahrez was ranked #182 in shots attempted this season. Riyad Mahrez has 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #178 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Riyad Mahrez has 4 goals scored this season. Riyad Mahrez was ranked #15 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester City FC teammates, Riyad Mahrez had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Riyad Mahrez was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Riyad Mahrez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Riyad Mahrez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ferrán Torres FW

As a shooter, Ferrán Torres had 14 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Ferrán Torres was ranked #261 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ferrán Torres had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Ferrán Torres was ranked #38 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Ferrán Torres had 1 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Ferrán Torres was ranked #109 in goals this season. Ferrán Torres has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Ferrán Torres was ranked #91 in assists this season.

Ferrán Torres has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ferrán Torres has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Manchester United FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Manchester United FC

Bruno Fernandes MF

As a shooter, Bruno Fernandes had 26 shots fired this season. Bruno Fernandes was ranked #173 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bruno Fernandes had 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #178 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Bruno Fernandes has 7 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Bruno Fernandes was ranked #6 in goals this season. Bruno Fernandes has 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Bruno Fernandes was ranked #4 in assists this season.

Bruno Fernandes has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Bruno Fernandes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Harry Maguire DF

As a shooter, Harry Maguire had 15 shots fired this season. Harry Maguire was ranked #255 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Harry Maguire has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #86 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Harry Maguire has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Harry Maguire was ranked #109 in goals this season. Harry Maguire has 0 assists this season. Harry Maguire was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Harry Maguire has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Harry Maguire has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in EPL action.

Marcus Rashford FW

As a shooter, Marcus Rashford had 24 shots fired this season. Marcus Rashford was ranked #176 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Marcus Rashford had 11 shots on target this season. He was ranked #173 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Marcus Rashford had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Marcus Rashford was ranked #26 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester United FC teammates, Marcus Rashford had 4 assists this season. Marcus Rashford was ranked #4 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Marcus Rashford has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Marcus Rashford has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

Victor Lindelöf DF

As a shooter, Victor Lindelöf had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Victor Lindelöf was ranked #323 in shots attempted this season. Victor Lindelöf has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Victor Lindelöf was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season.

Victor Lindelöf has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Victor Lindelöf was ranked #290 in goals this season. Victor Lindelöf has 0 assists this season. Victor Lindelöf was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Victor Lindelöf has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Victor Lindelöf has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in EPL action.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka DF

As a shooter, Aaron Wan-Bissaka had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was ranked #150 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Aaron Wan-Bissaka had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #133 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was ranked #109 in goals this season. Aaron Wan-Bissaka has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Aaron Wan-Bissaka has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in EPL action.

Donny van de Beek MF,FW

As a shooter, Donny van de Beek had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Donny van de Beek was ranked #323 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Donny van de Beek had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Donny van de Beek was ranked #218 in shots on goal this season.

Donny van de Beek has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Donny van de Beek was ranked #109 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester United FC teammates, Donny van de Beek had 0 assists this season. Donny van de Beek was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Donny van de Beek has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Donny van de Beek has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in EPL action.

Fred MF

As a shooter, Fred had 6 shots fired this season. Fred was ranked #62 in shots attempted this season in the EPL. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fred had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in EPL, Fred was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Fred had 0 goals this season. Fred was ranked #290 in goals this season in the EPL. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester United FC teammates, Fred had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in EPL, Fred was ranked #278 in assists this season.

Fred has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Fred has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in EPL action.

Scott McTominay MF

Scott McTominay has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Scott McTominay was ranked #62 in shots attempted this season. Scott McTominay has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #341 in shots on goal this season in the EPL.

As a scorer, Scott McTominay had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in EPL, Scott McTominay was ranked #290 in goals this season. Scott McTominay has 0 assists this season. Scott McTominay was ranked #278 in assists this season in the EPL League.

Scott McTominay has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Scott McTominay has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

Manchester City FC Team Stats

The Manchester City FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Manchester City FC scored 1.50 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Manchester City FC in a ranking of #8 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester City FC was able to score 1.30 goals off assists. Manchester City FC has a ranking of #4 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester City FC was able to score at a 0.28 rate on their shots on target. Manchester City FC has a #14 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Manchester City FC attempted 5.3 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Manchester City FC has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Manchester City FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.0 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Manchester City FC has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Manchester City FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester City FC was able to hold opponents to 0.8 goals. Manchester City FC is #2 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.4 shots were saved by Manchester City FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Manchester City FC is ranked #2 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Manchester City FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 70.8% of the time. This puts Manchester City FC ranks #5 in the league in saves rate. Manchester City FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 40.0% of the time. Manchester City FC is ranked #7 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Manchester City FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester City FC had 1.7 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Manchester City FC in the top 60 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester City FC had 11.5 interceptions. Manchester City FC is in the top 60 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester City FC commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Manchester City FC in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester City FC drew 11.8 fouls. This puts Manchester City FC in the top 45 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Manchester City FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 9.4 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Manchester City FC in the top 20 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Manchester United FC Team Stats

The Manchester United FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Manchester United FC scored 1.50 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Manchester United FC in a ranking of #8 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Manchester United FC scored those goals off assists 87.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.30 assists. Manchester United FC has a ranking of #4 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester United FC was able to score at a 0.32 rate on their shots on target. Manchester United FC has a #8 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Manchester United FC attempted 4.7 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in EPL in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Manchester United FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.6 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #7 in EPL in shots on target.

Manchester United FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Manchester United FC gave up 1.2 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Manchester United FC is ranked #8 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.4 shots were saved by Manchester United FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Manchester United FC in a ranking of #6 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Manchester United FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 61.8% of the time. Manchester United FC goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #18 in shots saved percentage. Manchester United FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 20.0% of the time. Manchester United FC is ranked #16 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Manchester United FC Utility Stats

Manchester United FC tried 1.9 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Manchester United FC in the top 32 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester United FC had 10.2 interceptions. This puts Manchester United FC in the top 75 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Manchester United FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Manchester United FC in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Manchester United FC drew 12.9 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Manchester United FC is in the top 20 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Manchester United FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.1 times per 90 minutes of action. Manchester United FC is in the top 55 percentile in offside calls against them.

Manchester City FC vs. Manchester United FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Manchester City FC 3 Manchester United FC 1

Moneyline Pick: Manchester City FC -128 5Dimes