So much has changed since Cardiff beat Man City 3-2 at the beginning of the season: Cardiff owner Vincent Tan has been exposed as a bit of a looney, his handling of the mastermind behind Cardiff's victory - Malkay Mackay - is the reason why he is no longer at Cardiff.
The fallout caused has had a profound on Cardiff's form. Since the infamous email-gate affair, Cardiff have lost four games in the Premier League and have drawn one - a game they were winning two-nil until a 7 minute collapse beginning in the 83rd minute allowed Sunderland to get a draw.
With Manchester City in fantastic form they are in, especially considering their home form, it would take a brave man to bet against them.
With Samir Nasri out I predict Jesus Navas will be the man to shine for Man City. Cardiff have conceded three goals on the counter attack - one of the highest tallies in the league - as Jesus Navas is City's fastest player he will be the most likely to capitalise on such weaknesses.
Navas's strengths will be further emphasized as he is likely to be playing against young left back Declan John. As regular left back Andrew Taylor has been injured, John has played the last three matches and has generally struggled. He makes less than 1 tackle a game (screenshot two) and he rarely makes an interception - vital considering City love to play through balls in between spaces.
As City tend to favour the right wing (screenshot three), they will be targeting John's left wing and it is doubtful he will be able to cope.
As they will be more concerned with keeping out City, this will severely reduce their attacking capabilities.
Manchester City 5-0 Cardiff City