Manchester City’s Premier League campaign is reaching its culmination. We are almost towards the end of the 2021/22 season. Manchester City is on the top of the table. Their continuous commitment towards excellence has made them the title favourites. City is on the cusp of adding another Premier League title to their trophy cabinet.
QNET has been supporting Manchester City and cheering for them while witnessing some magnificent performances from City players. However, with the competition getting tough and games arriving thick and fast, QNET previews some of the most crucial games from the Manchester City Schedule in April 2022.
Manchester City Schedule in April 2022
Manchester City has been the most consistent team in the league this season. They have been stringing together wins to cement their position as title favourites. Last season they were an epitome of class, putting in flawless performances and breaking multiple records. They have carried the same momentum into the 2021/22 season.
We are in the penultimate month of the campaign. Here are Manchester City’s important fixtures that could determine if they will be crowned Champions of England!
Manchester City v/s Burnley
Manchester City’s first fixture of the month is an away game against Burnley. The Clarets are firmly rooted in the relegation zone and could well face a tough upcoming month. On the other hand, City would be expecting themselves to win the fixture comfortably. They have been clinical in recent times and finishing off games in great style.
In the previous fixture between Manchester City and Burnley, City was victorious with a scoreline of 2-0. Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne were on target for the Cityzens at the Etihad stadium. In the last five fixtures against Burnley, City has scored seventeen goals without conceding any. City would be looking to make this a routine victory and add points to ensure that they can stay ahead of the competition.
Fixture date: April 2, 2022
Manchester City v/s Liverpool
Manchester City versus Liverpool is one of the most awaited fixtures of the year. The top of the table clash is between title rivals who’ve shared the honours four times in the last four years. City has been crowned Champions three times, while Liverpool ended its long wait for a title in the 2019/20 season.
In this exciting clash, the best teams in the league go head-to-head one more time. The last time the teams met, it ended in a 2-2 draw with exceptional performances from both teams. Sadio Mane put Liverpool in front just before 60 minutes on the clock.
City responded immediately with the club’s rising star, Phil Foden. Gabriel Jesus made a decisive run through the Liverpool defence before passing the ball to Phil Foden on the left side. Phil Foden took a touch before unleashing a powerful shot past the Liverpool keeper.
Mohammed Salah restored Liverpool’s lead with a sublime individual effort. But City was not going to back down. Kevin De Bruyne was in red-hot form after scoring a sumptuous shot from outside the opposition’s box. Overall, this will be one of the most entertaining games of the season!
These two teams have gone head-to-head in the past few years. With Liverpool closely following City to the finish line, this game could well determine the fate of the title race.
We’re backing City to win this fixture and claim the title again!
Fixture date: April 10, 2022
Manchester City v/s Wolverhampton Wanderers
After struggling mid-way during the season, Wolverhampton Wanderers have been in great form in recent matches. Manchester City’s visit to Wolves at the Molineux stadium could be a crucial fixture. Wolves have been a tough opponent for City in recent years. City managed to scrape through with a 1-0 victory in the most recent match between the two sides, thanks to a Raheem Sterling penalty.
In the last five games between City and Wolves, City has been victorious on three occasions, while Wolves have won two. City has usually found the away game against Wolves challenging. They will be depending on their star players to step up and make a difference. Mahrez and Sterling are pivotal to this fixture as they can help City with their finesse and wing play. In addition, City players need to be defensively resolute to ensure that they claim all points in this important fixture.
Fixture date: April 16, 2022