Manchester City continues their quest for a quadruple in Europe’s top-flight when they welcome home Borussia Dortmund. The match schedules for Tuesday at Eithad Stadium with kickoff at 11 pm in the Champions League quarter-final tie.
Pep Guardiola’s side staged an easy win over Borussia Monchengladbach to make it to the quarter-finals. Simultaneously, Dortmund fought it out with Sevilla but got a last-minute winner to advance to this stage.
The sights remain on a quadruple for Pep, with the Citizen’s scintillating form becoming a significant worry for other teams. However, their Premier League form continues to impress despite their loss at the Manchester Derby.
The side continues their bid for a Premier League title win after two years of waiting following their 2-0 win against Leicester City. The side are points clear of second-placed Manchester United in the title race. Another four wins from their next seven matches will see the side pick up their title from rivals Liverpool.
Erling Braut Haaland is gearing up for a visit from one of his many admirers. Sergio Aguero will be leaving the Eithad, leaving space for a spot to fill in the attack. However, Pep remains pessimistic about bringing Norway International to the camp.
Haaland broke the record for the quickest time to hit 20 Champions League goals while netting six continental goals for the Yellow and Blacks.
Manchester City vs. Borussia Dortmund Head to Head
Both sides have four games against each other, with Manchester City taking one win while Dortmund with two wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Leicester City 0-2 Man City
Everton 0-2 Man City
Man City 2-0 Borussia Monchengladbach
Fulham 0-3 Man City
Man City 5-2 Southampton
Dortmund 1-2 Frankfurt
Koln 2-2 Dortmund
Dortmund 2-0 Hertha BSC
Dortmund 2-2 Sevilla
Bayern Munich 4-2 Dortmund
Manchester City Team News
Guardiola heads into the match with a fully fit squad for the first leg. However, Joao Cancelo and Fernandinho will miss the second leg if they pick a booking. However, Ilkay Gundogan will nod against his former club, with Bernardo Silva and Sterling joining in the attack.
Borussia Dortmund Team News
Former Manchester City starlet Jadon Sancho will play no part against his former employers due to a thigh problem. However, there is optimism for his availability in the second leg. Haaland is one booking from a ban but could not get dropped.
Prediction and Odds
Dortmund head into the match not on high confidence with only one win in their last five against an in-form City.
Manchester City Win
Both Teams to Score
Haaland to Score