Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City take on Wolves tonight as they look to claim their 21st consecutive victory.

City have been in irresistible form recently and are now 12 points clear at the top of the table following Saturday’s win over West Ham.

Man City have been superb recently and beat West Ham at the weekend

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Man City have been superb recently and beat West Ham at the weekend

Pep Guardiola’s men are set records on a regular basis currently and can make it 21 wins on the bounce tonight.

They host a Wolves side this evening who drew with Newcastle at the weekend and look set for a mid-table finish this term.

City beat Wolves 3-1 at Molineux in September.

Man City v Wolves: How to watch

This match will be held at the Etihad on Tuesday, March 2 and will kick-off at 8pm.

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 1, with coverage underway from 7:30pm.

BT Sport subscribers can live stream this match via the app on their computer, mobile and tablet devices.

Alternatively, EE phone customers can watch the action for FREE with a three-month trial on the BT Sport app – just text SPORT to 150.

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Man City v Wolves: Team news

Man City: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Sterling

Subs: Stones, Gundogan, Aguero, Zinchenko, Steffen, Torres, Fernandinho, Foden, Garcia

Wolves: Rui Patricio, Dendoncker, Coady, Saiss, Hoever, Neves, Joao Moutinho, Jonny, Nelson Semedo, Pedro Neto, Traore

Subs: Ait Nouri, Willian Jose, Boly, Silva, Gibbs-White, Vitinha, Ruddy, Kilman, Otasowie

Man City v Wolves: What has been said?

Pep Guardiola claims Man City have no time to enjoy being record breakers.

The City boss said: “We don’t have time. There are many games, every three days a game, so we have to rest and think of the next one.

“We are delighted with what we have done so far, we cannot deny it. If no team has done it before it means how difficult it is.

“But, at the end, what counts in the world is if you lift the trophies or not. Still we cannot sit down on the sofa and say how good everything is.

“There is a lot of work to do and I have signals that we can still improve.

“The best team in Europe is Bayern Munich because they won everything, they are the best. In England the champions are Liverpool, they are the best.

“The crown, if you want to take it, you have to win. In February, March no one is champion.”

Phil Foden helped Man City to a 3-1 win over Wolves in September

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Phil Foden helped Man City to a 3-1 win over Wolves in September

Man City v Wolves: Match stats and facts

  • Man City are looking to secure their third Premier League double over Wolves (also in 2009-10 and 2011-12), following their 3-1 win at Molineux in September.
  • Wolves won this exact fixture 2-0 last season. They’ve not won back-to-back top-flight away games against Manchester City since a run of five between 1956 and 1960.
  • Manchester City haven’t lost any of their last 37 midweek Premier League home games (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), winning 31 and drawing six since a 0-1 loss to Spurs in May 2010.
  • Wolves have lost 10 of their last 11 top-flight away games against the side starting the day top of the table, with the exception in that run being a 1-0 victory against Liverpool in January 1984.
  • Manchester City are unbeaten in 27 games in all competitions (W24 D3), just one short of their club record run of 28 between April and December 2017.
  • Manchester City have won their last 20 games in all competitions, scoring 51 goals and conceding just seven in this run. They’re one of just three teams from the big-five European leagues (England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain) to record a run of 20+ consecutive victories, after Bayern Munich (23 in 2020) and Real Madrid (22 in 2014).
  • Manchester City haven’t trailed for a single minute in any of their last 18 Premier League games. If they continue that run here, they will equal Arsenal’s record of 19 consecutive Premier League games without falling behind, set between December 1998-May 1999.
  • In his first four seasons with Man City, 71% of Raheem Sterling’s Premier League goals came at the Etihad Stadium (34/48). In the last two campaigns, just 31% of his league goals have come in home games (9/29).
  • Man City have won 13 of their 14 Premier League games in which both John Stones and Rúben Dias have started this season (D1), while conceding just three goals in the process.
  • Pedro Neto has been involved in more Premier League goals than any other Wolves player this season (10 – 5 goals, 5 assists). He’s the only player to register as many as 10 goal involvements before turning 21 in a single Premier League campaign for Wolves.


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