The spotlight will now shift from the league tournament to the biggest competition in European club football, the Champions League. The much-awaited Manchester City vs Bayern Munich will take place on Wednesday at the Etihad Stadium. The game is the talk of the town because of the quality of players both teams have.
Manchester City qualified for the quarter-final by scoring a dominating win over RB Leipzig by 7-0 in the second leg. The aggregate score between the two teams was 8-1.
Bayern Munich defeated their counterparts from Ligue 1, PSG, by 2-0 and the aggregate score was 3-0. Top bookmakers in India all have Champions League odds on their platform.
The Citizens are on an unbeaten streak of 12 matches and the last fixture they lost was against Tottenham. Manchester City has played some dominant football in recent times and in the Champions League set-up. Pep will be excited to face his former club and come on the top by winning the fixture. Earling Haaland is back in the starting XI and will be making his presence felt in the Champions League.
Phil Foden will be on the bench because Haaland has recovered and will be asked to start the game.
Predicted Lineup: Ederson, Akanji, Dias, Stones, Phillips, Rodri, Mahrez, Grealish, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Haaland
Bayern have gone through some major changes in its management in recent times. Julian Nagelsmann and Bayern Munich parted ways and former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel was appointed as the new manager of the club. It will be interesting to see Tuchel coming face to face with his old rivals in England.
Thomas Tuchel will be happy to see his team in good form without any injuries.
Predicted Lineup: Sommer, Pavard, de Ligt, Upamecano, Davies, Kimmich, Goretzka, Coman, Muller, Sane, Chupo-Moting
Manchester City carry a good record at their home ground. Bayern have been through some rough patches as they have failed to impress. We predict a win for Manchester City in the first leg.