Michael Owen predicts Manchester City vs Leicester City result

Ex-Manchester United striker Michael Owen has supported Manchester City to beat Leicester City today in an essential Premier League clash.

Energy Guardiola's side can move to inside a point of second-set Foxes with three focuses at the Etihad Stadium.

The Premier League champions turned on the style in their last group excursion, as a Kevin de Bruyne enlivened execution saw them run out 3-0 victors at the Emirates.

With Sergio Aguero, David Silva and John Stones still missing, Phil Foden is in dispute for a second sequential Premier League start, despite the fact that he played the full an hour and a half during their 3-1 Carabao Cup prevail upon Colchester United on Wednesday.

Leicester City come into the match in solid structure themselves, unbeaten in nine Premier League trips, winning eight of them.

In any case, regardless of the Foxes' structure, previous United striker Owen has tipped City to take every one of the three focuses in an engaging conflict.

In his latest predictions, he wrote: "Leicester’s eight-game winning league run came to a halt against Norwich at the King Power on Saturday, and I think the champions will follow up their impressive win at Arsenal on Sunday when third entertain second at the Etihad.

"Kevin de Bruyne’s display at the Emirates was world-class – irrespective of the current form and confidence of the opposition – and his continued fitness will be paramount for  Pep Guardiola ’s side as they chase silverware on four fronts in the second half of the season.

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