Guardiola hasn't lost in ten meetings to Emery, recording six victories, but Goater doesn't believe the game will be straightforward for City as they begin their title defence.
However, if we say the first five games and drop Cardiff out of the equation, promoted clubs are dodgy to play at the start anyway, the average league finish of the other four (Man City, Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea) is 3.75 (1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th).
United host Huddersfield on Boxing Day and entertain newly-promoted Cardiff on the last day of the season.
City host the first of the 2018/19 clashes, welcoming United to the Etihad Stadium on 10 November and our visit to Old Trafford takes place on 16 March.
Sky Sports have ranked all 20 clubs in terms of who has the most hard set of fixtures to open the 2018/19 season.
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He just had a bad day, but we know that he can give us the victory at any moment of the game. A downcast Messi spoke of his disappointment at the penalty miss.
Four rounds of Premier League fixtures are scheduled before the first worldwide break, which is on the weekend of 8-9 September.
A journey down to Southampton follows on 29 December and we bring in the New Year with a mouth-watering visit of Liverpool on 1 January.
Since their promotion in 2015, they have started with a draw in all three seasons - against Everton, Southampton and then dramatically against Liverpool past year thanks to Miguel Britos' stoppage-time equaliser.