Manchester City is set to clash against Young Boys at the Etihad Stadium in the fourth round of the Champions League.
Currently leading the points table, Manchester City secured a solid 3-1 win against Young Boys in their previous encounter, maintaining a perfect record in this season's Champions League. Haaland's two goals sealed the victory for Manchester City.
On the flip side, Young Boys are positioned third in the points table, having suffered two losses out of the three games played. They are still chasing their first win in this season's Champions League and were defeated by Manchester City in the third round. The top bookmakers in India have fantastic Champions League odds with them.
A remarkable 19% of Manchester City's shots on target have been attributed to Haaland. He's in tremendous form and stands as the most likely candidate to score in the upcoming game
The betting tip is...
Haaland to score a goal
Regrettably, Zack Steffen and Kevin De Bruyne won't be playing due to injuries. Manchester City, under Pep's guidance, has had a fantastic beginning to the Champions League, winning all three matches so far.
When it comes to the offensive side of the game, Alvarez and Rodri have truly stood out for City. Alvarez has made a substantial impact with an impressive 28.6% shots-on-target rate, while Rodri has also contributed with a solid 9.5% shots-on-target rate.
Álvarez is expected to start against Young Boys.
Predicted Lineup: Ederson, Akanji, Nathan Aké, Grealish, Rodri, Foden, Alvarez, Doku, Haaland, Walker, Ruben Dias.
Young Boys have faced challenges in securing victories in their away games this season. Unfortunately, Kastriot Imeri is sidelined due to injury, and Cedric Itten's availability remains uncertain.
It's worth noting that Elia and Ugrinic have been exceptional, each showcasing an impressive 20% on-target shot rate. Similarly, Jsame has contributed significantly with a total of 8 goals and assists, making them pivotal players for the team.
Cedric Itten is doubtful to start for Young Boys.
Predicted Lineup: Racioppi, Persson, Benito, Amenda, Blum, Males, Lauper, Ebrima Colley, Ugrinic, Elia, Nsame.
Manchester City is in outstanding form, demonstrating their dominance with an impressive average possession rate of 65.69%, showcasing their control and authority on the pitch.
A major driving force behind City's formidable attacking strength is Julian Alvarez, a player who can dismantle any opponent. Alvarez has made a remarkable offensive contribution with a total of 11 goals and assists, making him the most significant threat that the Young Boys will have to deal with.
On the other side, Young Boys have the potential to be a strong force, especially on their best days. Racioppi, who has made important contributions by saving 46 goals, presents a notable challenge for City's attack. As the game heads toward its end, all signs are pointing to Manchester City establishing a formidable and commanding lead, reaffirming their dominance on the field.