TV channel, live stream, team news and kick-off time for Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium

 Gabriel Jesus has played in 17 Premier League games... and lost none of them

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TABLE-TOPPING Manchester City welcome Burnley who make the short trip to the Etihad looking to preserve their unbeaten away record.

Pep Guardiola’s side have been unstoppable so far this season, their only slip up a 1-1 draw at home to Everton back in August.



Gabriel Jesus has played in 17 Premier League games… and lost none of them

Since they have won ELEVEN straight games, scoring 36 times and hitting Stoke for seven last time out.

Burnley have been excellent away from Turf Moor, picking up priceless points with draws at Anfield and Wembley, whilst beating Chelsea.

 Chris Wood scores a towering header to grab an equaliser for Burnley


Chris Wood scores a towering header to grab an equaliser for Burnley

What time is kick-off?

THIS one is being played on Saturday October 21 at the Etihad Stadium. 

Kick-off is at the traditional 3pm.

Which channel can I watch it on?

SADLY you can’t watch this game live on TV in the UK. 

You can always stay with us here on SunSport and follow our dedicated LIVE blog covering all the 3pm kick-offs.

 De Bruynes passing tore Stoke apart at the weekend


De Bruynes passing tore Stoke apart at the weekend

What is the team news?

VINCENT KOMPANY continues to be plagued by a calf problem whilst Benjamin Mendy is targeting an April return.

Ilkay Gundogan is fit again and ready to slot back into the side if needed, whilst Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva will likely continue in midfield.

 Ilkay Gundogan admits he might not be as good as he was before his injury

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Ilkay Gundogan admits he might not be as good as he was before his injury

John Walters continues to struggle with a knee problem, whilst Nahki Wells still isn’t fit enough to make his debut after a deadline day switch from Huddersfield.

Burnley are yet to lose away this term despite a tough run of fixtures and Chris Wood will lead the line after five goals in his last nine games.

Manchester City 7-2 Stoke: Gabriel Jesus and David Silva doubles send Pep Guardiola’s men top of the Premier League

Stat me

  • Despite losing only one of their six Premier League meetings with Burnley (W3 D2 L1), the Citizens have failed to keep a clean sheet against the Clarets.
  • Indeed, no side has faced Burnley more in the competition without keeping a clean sheet against them (Hull City also six).
  • However, the Citizens have averaged 3.2 goals-per- game across their last 10 league meetings with Burnley, including hitting them for six on two occasions (6-0 March 1999, 6-1 April 2010).
  •  This is Burnley’s best ever start to a Premier League campaign after eight games (13 points), and their highest return at this stage of a top-flight season since 1973-74 (15 points, adjusted 3pts/win).
  • Manchester City have won their last three home league games all by a five-goal margin, with only two teams in the history of English league football winning four in a row by five or more goals – Aston Villa in September 1899 and Everton in November 1931.
  • Man City have scored 5+ goals in six league games in 2017 – only Chelsea (7) in 2010 have netted 5+ goals in more Premier League games in a calendar year.
  • Man City are the first English top-flight team to score 29 goals in their first eight league games of the season since Everton in 1894-95 (30). The record for most goals scored after nine top-flight games is jointly held by Sunderland in 1892-93 and Blackburn in 1889-90 (40 goals).
  • This is the first time that a team managed by Pep Guardiola has scored 29 goals from their opening eight games of the season. Only in 2015-16 (24 pts with Bayern Munich) has Guardiola won more points from the opening eight games of the season than in this campaign with Man City (22).
  •  Gabriel Jesus has scored 13 goals in his 15 starts in the Premier League – only Mick Quinn (14) and Andrew Cole (15) netted more goals in their first 15 starts in PL history.
  •  The young Brazilian has also yet to lose in his fledgling Premier League career, going 17 games without defeat (W13 D4 L0). Jens Lehman (47) holds the competition record for going most games unbeaten at the start of his Premier League career.
  • Burnley’s Nick Pope has the best save percentage of any Premier League goalkeeper so far this season (91.7%) and has conceded just two goals in his 414 minutes on the pitch in the competition in 2017-18.
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne takes his frustration out on David Silva at half time

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