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Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats

Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats

Champions league is back and Manchester City host Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad Stadium in UEFA Champions league quarter finals first leg tie.

Pep Guardiola’s side have been in a very good form, been at the top of the league in the Premier League and still have the chance of winning the quadruple.

Man City easily work pass their opponent borussia Monchengladbach in the round 16,while Dortmund fight very hard to defeat Sevilla.

City hhave been making efforts to lift the champions league since they first won the Premier league and they will be hoping to get it this season.

Team-News

Manchester City : all City players are fully fit and are Available for selection in today’s champions league match.

Borussia Dortmund :Jadon Sancho  is the only Dortmund player that won’t be available and he will not be able to face is old club.

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Manchester City possible starting lineup:
Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Mendy; Rodri, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Silva, Sterling, Foden

Borussia Dortmund possible starting lineup:
Hitz; Can, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro; Delaney, Bellingham, Dahoud; Hazard, Haaland, Reus

Head-to-Head

2012-12-03 Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Manchester City
2012-10-04 Manchester City 1-1 Borussia Dortmund
2010-08-10 Borussia Dortmund 3-1 Manchester City

Match-Stats (Opta)

  • Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund met in the UEFA Champions League group stage in the 2012-13 season, the only two previous meetings between the sides: a 1-1 draw at the Etihad and a 1-0 Dortmund win at Signal Iduna Park.
  • Manchester City have won 10 of their last 11 UEFA Champions League matches against German opposition (D1) and have 12 wins against German teams in total – only Real Madrid (26), Barcelona (20) and Man Utd (13) have more victories against German sides.
  • Since losing their opening group stage game on MD1 (1-3 v Lazio), Borussia Dortmund have gone unbeaten in their last seven games in the UEFA Champions League (W5 D2) – they last had a longer streak in the competition between 2012 and 2013, going 11 games without defeat under Jürgen Klopp.
  • Manchester City have lost four of their five matches at the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League under Pep Guardiola, with City going out at this stage in each of the last three seasons.
  • This is Borussia Dortmund’s first UEFA Champions League quarter-final since 2016-17, when they lost 6-3 on aggregate to Monaco. Dortmund have won the first leg in just one of their previous six quarter-final ties (D2 L3), a 3-1 home win over Auxerre in 1996-97.

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