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- Over 2.5 goals have been scored in seven of Man City’s last nine league games.
- Five of the last seven meetings between Man City and Everton have produced over 2.5 goals.
- Man City have won 21 of their last 25 Premier League fixtures.
- Man City have won each of their last seven meetings with Everton.
Party time for City
It’s title presentation day at The Etihad Stadium, though City must find the balance between self-preservation ahead of the Champions League final and not spoiling the party on what should be a day of celebration in the blue half of Manchester.
Pep Guardiola has been rotating his team since City’s Premier League title win was confirmed and the Citizens’ performances have been a bit chaotic as a result.
City have taken just three points from their last three assignments, though their matches have been a thrill a minute with 15 goals scored across their last 360 minutes of football.
European football the target for Toffees
Everton meanwhile, can still land a place in next season’s inaugural Conference League if things fall into place on the final day, and a point could be enough to fire them into seventh spot if Spurs are turned over at Leicester.
The Toffees warmed up for their trip to the champions by winning for the first time in seven attempts at Goodison Park with a narrow 1-0 victory over Wolves, though the greater goal-getting power they wield on the road could make them even more of a threat against City.
Goals on the cards at The Etihad Stadium
Pep Guardiola is expected to shuffle his pack once again on Sunday and more exhilarating, high-scoring chaos is anticipated as a result.
The Citizens will be determined to kick off a celebratory day in style in front of their returning fans, though their pursuit of victory with a weakened team should open up counter-attacking opportunities for away-day specialists Everton.
Over 2.5 goals have been produced in each of City’s last three fixtures and in seven of their last nine league games overall, and all the ingredients are there for another end-to-end contest on Sunday.
Bettors are advised to stick to the same market as a result, while our 3-2 correct score prediction tips the hosts to come out on the right side of a five-goal thriller before lifting the Premier League trophy,
Manchester City injuries and team news
Joao Cancelo is suspended for City following his red card at Brighton, while Sergio Aguero, Kevin de Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan are all nursing knocks.
With the Champions League final on the horizon, Pep Guardiola won’t be taking risks with any of his star players, so Nathan Ake, Benjamin Mendy, Fernandinho and Ferran Torres are among those expected to feature.
Everton injuries and team news
Jean-Philippe Gbamain is Everton’s only confirmed absentee ahead of the final day, though James Rodriguez is 50/50 and might not make the squad.