Atletico Madrid host Man City in the second leg of the Quater finals of the Champions League at Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday.
Manchester City go into the second leg after a 1-0 advantage from the first leg. Kevin De Bruyne handed the home side the lead in the first leg with a well-worked goal. While City come into the game after a 2-2 draw against Liverpool in the Premier League.
Manchester City Champions League form: W W L W D W
While Atletico Madrid come into the game after a narrow 1-0 loss against Mallorca. Diego Simeone will be hoping his side can make a comeback in the second leg. He will certainly be hoping that his side can blue side of Manchester and qualify for the next round.
Atletico Madrid Champions League form: L L W D W L
Team news : Atletico Madrid vs Man City
Yannick Carrasco is set to return to the squad after he missed the first leg due to suspension. Hector Herrera is ruled out of the clash due to an injury setback. Jose Gimenez is also ruled out of the clash due to a calf injury. While Joao Felix is set to be fit for the second leg against Manchester City. While Renan Lodi and Sime Vrsaljko also look set to returning to the starting lineup.
Ruben Dias is still a major doubt due to his hamstring injury. While youngster Cole Palmer is also ruled out of the clash due to an ankle injury. Kyle Walker is set to return to the starting lineup after he missed the first leg due to suspension.
Atletico Madrid predicted lineup:
Oblak; Savic, Felipe, Reinildo; Vrsaljko, Llorente, Koke, Lemar, Lodi; Griezmann, Felix
Manchester City predicted lineup:
Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Ake; Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Foden, Sterling
Atletico Madrid vs Manchester City Prediction
Atletico Madrid complete parked the bus in the first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. But Phil Foden produced a bit of magic to break the deadlock in the first leg of the Quater final. Most importantly Atletico Madrid will need to come out of the traps to grab some things from the game. However, Manchester City have too much quality for Atletico Madrid to contain.
Prediction: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Manchester City
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