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Manchester City vs Bayern Munich: Preview, Team News and Prediction

UEFA Champions League

The champions of England Manchester City will meet the champions of Germany Bayern Munich at Ethihad Stadium in Champions League Quarter-final clash on Wednesday.

Manchester City horsewhipped RB Liepzig on a aggregate scoreline of 8:1 in Round of 16 stage. Erling Haaland scored 5 goals in the second-leg at Etihad.

On the other hand, Bayern Much beat French Giants Paris Saint-Germain in Round of 16 stage. Bayern’s aggregate scoreline was 3:0. Bayern’s new manager Thomas Tuchel will hope to beat Guardiola’s City just like he did in 2021 Finals.

Last time both the team faced each-other was in 2014/15 season, in which Man City triumphed over Bayern in a group stage match. However, Sergio Aguero scored hattrick in the match.

Manchester City Champions League Form: D D W D W

Bayern Munich Champions League Form: W W W W W

MANCHESTER CITY VS BAYERN MUNICH: TEAM NEWS

Manchester City Team News

Phil Foden is going to miss the first-leg Quarter final clash against Bayern due to appendicitis problem. Moreover, Guardiola will be able call upon a nearly-fully fit Man City squad for this clash.

Manchester City’s Possible Line-up

Ederson, John Stones, Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake, Rodri, İlkay Gündoğan, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez, Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish

Bayern Munich Team News

Lucas Hernandez, Manuel Neuer and Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting will miss the match against Man City due to injury. However, Sadio Mane’s recent struggle with form may see him replaced by Kingsley Coman.

Bayern Munich’s Possible Line-up

Yann Sommer, Benjamin Pavard, Matthijs de Ligt, Dayot Upamecano, Alfonso Davies, Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, Leroy Sane, Jamal Musiala, Kingsley Coman, Thomas Muller

OUR PREDICTION

Manchester City 1:1 Bayern Munich

Both the elite teams might be settling for draw at Ethihad Stadium on Wednesday. However, Bayern Munich are unbeaten in last four trips to England and they have also won all eight Champions League matches this season. This is definitely a true heavyweight clash.

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