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Peterborough United vs Manchester City: Preview Match, Prediction, and Lineups

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Peterborough United vs Manchester City: Preview Match, Prediction, Team News, Lineups. Manchester City will face Peterborough as they reach the quarter-finals of the Emirates FA Cup where both teams will play against each other on Tuesday night.

Meanwhile, Peterborough in the English champions beats Fulham 4-1 in their previous match in the round of the competition, as they secured their spot at this stage courtesy of a 2-0 home success over Queen Park Rangers. Peterborough has won two home ties to advance to the fifth round of this season’s FA Cup, recording a 2-1 victory over Bristol Rovers on January 8.

Darren Ferguson, who has resigned as a Peterborough manager on February 20, with the club currently bottom of the Championship table, boasting just 21 points from their 33 matches.

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Grant McCann was reappointed as head coach on a two-and-a-half-year deal last week, but the 41-year-old was unable to make a winning start on Saturday, with the strugglers losing 3-0 at home to Hull City. The side suffered a 3-2 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on February 19 but was back to winning ways at Goodison Park on Saturday, beating Everton courtesy of an 82nd-minute effort from Phil Foden.

The Citizens have hardly needed to break a sweat in this season’s FA Cup, winning 4-1 at Swindon Town in the third round of the competition before beating Championship side Fulham by the same scoreline on February 5. Man City have won the FA Cup on six occasions, the last of which was in 2019 when they beat Watford 6-0 in the final, and they are considered by many to be the favorites for this season’s crown.

Peterborough United vs Manchester City possible starting lineups

Peterborough United 

Benda; Knight, Edwards, Kent; Ward, Norburn, Grant, Coulson; Morton, Szmodics, Marriott

Manchester City 

Ederson; Walker, Stones, Ake, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Gundogan; Mahrez, Jesus, Grealish