Man City vs Everton – Premier League: Live rating, staff information, updates

Follow Mail Sport’s dwell weblog for the most recent rating, staff information and updates as Manchester City host Everton on the Etihad in Premier League motion.

Rodri: ‘It’s going to be a lot harder to win the title this time’

What a yr Rodri has loved! He went a complete yr enjoying for Man City with out shedding a single match and scooped 5 trophies in so doing.

But the Spaniard is predicting a Premier League title race that goes to the wire as he believes Liverpool, Arsenal, Villa and Spurs will all problem City.

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Foden: ‘We’re enjoying good soccer… dominating video games’

Phil Foden is in excellent kind in the mean time, scoring three within the win at Brentford on Monday evening. He chatted to TNT Sports forward of this sport.

Here’s how Everton line up

Everton XI: Pickford, Godfrey, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko, Young, Garner, Gueye, McNeil, Harrison, Calvert-Lewin.

Subs: Patterson, Keane, Onana, Virginia, Beto, Coleman, Chermiti, Hunt, Dobbin.

Sean Dyche, who serves a touchline ban right now after choosing up three bookings, has named an unchanged staff after Everton grabbed a last-gasp 2-2 draw with Tottenham final Saturday.

Midfielder Amadou Onana is on the bench after two video games out with a knee harm.

Here’s the Manchester City staff

Man City XI: Ederson; Akanji, Dias, Stones, Ake; Rodri; Foden, Alvarez, Nunes, Doku; Haaland

Subs: Walker, Grealish, De Bruyne, Ortega, Bernardo Silva, Gvardiol, Bobb, Wright, Lewis.

Pep Guardiola has made 4 modifications from the staff that beat Brentford 3-1 on Monday evening.

John Stones and Manuel Akanji come into defence instead of Kyle Walker and Josko Gvardiol, whereas Matheus Nunes and Jeremy Doku are midfield replacements for Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva.

All 4 of those that drop out are among the many subs, together with Jack Grealish.

Team information arising shortly

We will convey you the confirmed staff line-ups from the Etihad Stadium in simply a few minutes’ time. Stay tuned.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Manchester City fans wearing the shirts of Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish of Manchester City pose for a photo prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on February 10, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Manchester City fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior tothe Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on February 10, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

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Inside Everton’s new £550m stadium

Everton followers have been handled to a behind-the-scenes take a look at the dressing room inside their new £550million stadium as former captain Phil Jagielka was taken on a tour of the location at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Work is nicely underway on the brand new floor which is able to change Goodison Park and seat 52,888 spectators, a undertaking that’s essential to the membership’s future – though the completion date had beforehand been delayed amid a seek for extra funding.

However, a lot of the bottom has taken form although there’s nonetheless loads of work to do forward of its focused opening sooner or later within the 2025-26 marketing campaign.

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Not the best omen for the Toffees

Manchester City are unbeaten in 13 Premier League matches in opposition to Everton since shedding 4-0 at Goodison Park in January 2017 (W11, D2)

The Toffees recorded 4 consecutive league victories on the Etihad Stadium between 2008 and 2010 however are winless in 12 subsequent top-flight visits, although they did earn a 1-1 draw there final season.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: A general view of the away dressing room before the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on February 10, 2024 in Manchester, England.. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Guardiola offers Dyche’s feedback on factors deduction quick shrift

We’ve already had a little bit of needle between the 2 managers forward of this one.

Everton boss Sean Dyche questioned why his staff have been handed their 10-point deduction for breaching monetary guidelines earlier than Man City’s 115 alleged breaches have been handled.

This was put to City boss Pep Guardiola in his press convention yesterday and his response was blunt.

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The relegation state of affairs

It’s been a season to neglect for Everton with one 10-point deduction already imposed on them and the specter of additional punishments looming.

As it stands, Everton are 18th and so within the relegation zone, some extent behind Luton in seventeenth and security.

If they’ll win right here, they’ll transfer forward of Luton, Nottingham Forest and Brentford into fifteenth. A degree will take them above Luton on objective distinction forward of the video games in a while.

The image on the prime

The state of affairs on the prime of the Premier League desk is sure to alter fairly a bit this weekend.

First of all, City can leapfrog Liverpool and go prime in the event that they beat Everton this lunchtime. Liverpool then have the possibility tor reverse that once more in the event that they defeat Burnley later.

Arsenal and Villa stay scorching on their heels and could have the possibility to reply tomorrow.

Spurs will go fourth in the event that they beat Brighton this afternoon.

Your Premier League weekend

Manchester City vs Everton (12.30pm)

Fulham vs AFC Bournemouth (3pm)

Liverpool vs Burnley (3pm)

Luton Town vs Sheffield United (3pm)

Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton and Hove Albion (3pm)

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Brentford (3pm)

Nottingham Forest vs Newcastle United (5.30pm)

West Ham United vs Arsenal (2pm)

Aston Villa vs Manchester United (4.30pm)

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea (8pm)

Can City hit the entrance?

Welcome to a different packed Premier League Saturday. We have seven matches between now and seven.30 and the primary merchandise on the agenda is whether or not Manchester City can take prime spot.

A win over Everton on the Etihad this lunchtime will see Pep Guardiola’s facet leapfrog Liverpool forward of the Reds’ 3pm kick-off in opposition to Burnley.

It could solely be a short keep on the summit this time however let’s not neglect City nonetheless have a sport in hand on these round them as they appear to click on by way of the gears in pursuit of a fourth straight title.

Everton are combating arduous, nevertheless. They snatched a helpful level in opposition to Tottenham this time final week and given they continue to be one level shy of security in the mean time, something from right now’s sport could be large.

We will convey you loads of build-up forward of this 12.30pm kick-off after which all of the motion dwell.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: A general view of a corner flag before the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on February 10, 2024 in Manchester, England.. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)