Manchester City travel to Bristol City on Tuesday night for their FA Cup fifth round clash seeking a first title since 2019.
Bristol beat West Bromwich Albion 3-0 to advance to this stage, while Man City ended Arsenal’s dream with a 1-0 victory.
Bristol City have not managed to progress to the quarter-finals since all the way back in 1974 and are hoping they can cause an upset here.
Manchester City have won their last 12 meetings in the FA Cup against teams from the lower tiers of English football.
Meanwhile, Bristol have been eliminated from 13 of their 14 appearances in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Wigan Athletic stunned Man City at this point in the 2017-18 tournament but they are not looking like a side that will be eliminated at this stage.
Bristol have lost all their last four meetings against the visitors and suffered a 5-3 defeat on aggregate in the semis of the EFL Cup in the 2017/18 season.
Pep Guardiola’s side have not lost to Bristol in 44 years and are confident they can progress to the next round on the way to a 7th FA Cup title.
Can the hosts cause an upset in this encounter or will it be an easy outing for Man City? Click here to make your prediction and place your bet on this game.
What time does Bristol vs Man City start?
The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at the Ashton Gate Stadium.
Bristol vs Man City team news
Defender Rob Atkinson will miss the rest of the campaign due to a cruciate ligament rupture and joins Kal Naismith, Kane Wilson and Tommy Conway on the sidelines.
Nahki Wells came off the bench to win the game against Hull City and will lead the attacking line here.
The rest of the team will remain unchanged from their weekend game.
John Stones is not going to feature in this game but Aymeric Laporte may return from illness to start here.
Pep is expected to rotate his squad thoroughly with the likes of Stefan Ortega set to start between the sticks.
Kalvin Phillips is set to stat in midfield alongside Ilkay Gundogan and Bernardo Silva.
Julian Alvarez will start to lead the attacking line, flanked by Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez.
Bristol vs Man City head to head
Man City have won all 3 games that they have played against Bristol City.
Bristol vs Man City current form
Both teams are unbeaten in their last 5 games and have an identical record coming into this game. 3 wins and 2 draws in that period.
Bristol vs Man City prediction
Both teams have scored at least a goal in each of their last 5 matches and this one is tipped to have over 2.5 goals.
Though, Man City have a better squad and are favorites to win and progress to the next round.