Man City vs Fulham preview: FA Cup prediction, tickets, live stream, TV channel, H2H, odds, team news

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FA Cup holders Manchester City continue their trophy defence as high-flying Fulham head to town this afternoon.

Pep Guardiola's City won every domestic competition available last season, but Scott Parker's Fulham are third in the Championship and will fancy their chances of an upset.

Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Kick-off time: 1pm GMT

Prediction: Man City 3-1 Fulham

The visitors will be no pushovers given their League form, but City should have too much quality - even if they decide to rest some big names.


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How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised live for free on BBC One, with coverage from 12:45pm GMT.

Live stream: You can watch the match online for free via the BBC iPlayer, and follow the action on our match blog with James Robson at the Etihad.

Head to head (H2H) history and results

  • Man City wins: 33
  • Draws: 16
  • Fulham wins: 17
  • City have won their last eight meetings with Fulham, and are unbeaten in their last 14.

Betting Odds

  • Man City to win: 1/9
  • Fulham to win: 29/1
  • Draw: Between 13/1

Odds provided by Betfair Exchange. Click here for more odds.

Team news

Man City have close to a full-strength squad available. Winger Leroy Sane is now their only major absentee with the knee injury that has kept him out for most of the season.

Defender Aymeric Laporte returned to action after almost five months out with a 78-minute run-out at Sheffield United in midweek.

Claudio Bravo, who has started all domestic cup matches so far this season, is likely to play in goal.

Fulham will still be without Aleksandar Mitrovic, Aboubakar Kamara, Neeskens Kebano and Anthony Knockaert for the fourth-round tie.

But head coach Scott Parker said after the goalless midweek draw at Charlton that there is a slim chance all four could be fit for next week's home game against Huddersfield.

Mitrovic (ankle) has missed the last two matches, fellow striker Kamara has played no part since New Year's Day and winger Kabano last featured on Boxing Day.

Winger Knockaert missed out against Charlton due to a knock, while Harrison Reed is still working his way back from a calf injury.

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