Three ways Boro could cause an upset vs. Man City
Middlesbrough have had a mixed bag of results following their return to the Premier League. Despite a seven-year absence, the Teessiders have performed in a steady fashion, somewhat surpassing expectations.
Boro weren’t expected to survive the Premier League, but their positive start to the campaign has created a sound basis for doing just that. Manager Aitor Karanka is a widely sought-after tactician, but claiming a win over Pep Guardiola’s Citizens will be the biggest result of his short managerial career.
In recent weeks, the air of invincibility surrounding the Manchester side was quashed by the opposition as Guardiola suffered a six-game winless run – the longest of his seven-year managerial career.
The last fixture between the duo witnessed Boro claim a major FA Cup scalp in 2015 as they secured a 0-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium, and we at FootballFanCast aren’t so convinced City will get revenge in Saturday’s 3:00pm kick-off.