FA Cup

Man City vs Fulham: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Craig Vickers
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The FA Cup fourth round is upon us, as Man City look to continue their quest for silverware by beating Championship leaders Fulham.

Pep Guardiola's side saw their lead at the top of the Premier League shrink before the winter pause after the Cityzens were held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton.

City have not triumphed in this competition since their 6-0 thrashing of Watford in the 2019 final, and they face a stiff assignment against a Fulham side who have netted a remarkable 74 goals already this term.

Here's everything you need to know about the game.

How to watch Man City vs Fulham on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Saturday 5 February, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Etihad Stadium
TV channel/live stream? BBC Final Score, Sky Sports Soccer Saturday (UK), fuboTV (US)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, Match of the Day (10.30pm - BBC One)
Referee? Jarred Gillett
VAR? Lee Mason

Man City team news

City are markedly healthy on the injury front, with Guardiola set to welcome back Riyad Mahrez after the Algerian missed the draw at St. Mary's two weeks ago.

Oleksandr Zinchenko has also been suffering with a knock, while Cole Palmer missed City's previous outing through injury.

Guardiola may also afford both Ederson and Gabriel Jesus the weekend off following their late return from international duty with Brazil.

Read Man City's predicted lineup here

Fulham team news

Kenny Tete is expected to miss out for Fulham with a groin injury which he sustained in his side's 3-2 win over Stoke last month.

Otherwise, boss Marco Silva has a full squad of players, spearheaded by the prolific Aleksandar Mitrovic in attack. Neco Williams could also be handed his debut after arriving from Liverpool on loan.

Man City vs Fulham head-to-head record

Fulham are winless in over a decade against Man City heading into this weekend's clash, losing their last eleven straight meetings.

The Cottagers have also failed to score in their previous seven trips to the Etihad Stadium, suffering a 4-0 defeat against Guardiola's side in the corresponding round of the FA Cup back in 2020.

Man City vs Fulham score prediction

These sides have netted over 100 times between them this season, so there could be the potential for a deluge of goals this weekend.

However, the control in which Guardiola's side exert on matches should stifle Fulham's attacking threat and allow City's star-studded attackers to weave their magic in the final third.

Expect the Cottagers to end their goal drought on the blue half of Manchester, but City should progress with change to spare.

Prediction: Man City 3-1 Fulham