Manchester City go up against Championship side Sheffield United on Saturday hoping to book their place in the FA Cup final.

Manchester City will square off against runaway Championship leaders Burnley in the FA Cup quarterfinals on Saturday evening.

City breezed past Bristol City 3-0 to qualify for the quarters, while Burnley battled to a 1-0 win against lower league Fleetwood.

Vincent Kompany, who spent 11 years at Man City, is now the coach of Burnley and will face his former employers for the first time in his managerial career.

Burnley are 13 points clear in the Championship and are guaranteed a return to the English top flight next season.

City on the other hand are 5 points behind league leaders Arsenal but still have hope they can retain the title they won last season.

The hosts are keen to reach the semi-finals for a fifth straight year, while Burnely are bidding to reach the last four for the first time since 1974.

Man City are on an impressive nine-game unbeaten home run and they have won all their 10 FA Cup games played at the Etihad.

Pep Guardiola has only ever won the FA Cup once and is keen on changing this by adding one more trophy to his cabinet.

Burnley have put together an impressive 18-game unbeaten run across all competitions, last losing to Manchester City in the EFL Cup in December.

It will not be an easy outing for Burnley, who have lost their last 10 games against Man City.

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What time does Man City vs Burnley start?

The game kicks off at 8:45pm Kenyan time at the Etihad Stadium.

Man City vs Burnley team news

After a 5-goal show in the Champions League, top scorer Erling Haaland is going to have a rest here as Julian Alvarez starts up front.

Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden are the other two attacking options expected to start here.

Stefan Ortega is set to continue his FA Cup run in goal with Aymeric Laporte and John Stones the preferred central defensive duo.

Burnley on the other hand are set to field their strongest XI as they seek to maintain their impressive unbeaten run.

Ashley Barnes scored his last FA Cup goal against Man City and will lead the attacking line, supported by Nathan Tella in the final third.

Man City vs Burnley head to head

Burnley have a terrible record against City, winning just once from 21 matches played against them. City have won 17 times and the remaining 3 have resulted in a stalemate.

Man City vs Burnley current form

The home team have won all of their last 5 games, scoring 17 goals and conceding once. While Burnley are also unbeaten in that run, winning four times and sharing spoils in another.

Man City vs Burnley prediction

Both are teams in top form but City have better squad depth and quality in their side to grind out a win. Both teams are tipped to score in the game.

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