Club Brugge vs Manchester City betting tips, preview, team news and more
The UEFA Champions League is back with another series of important group matches this week as Manchester City face Club Brugge on Tuesday. Both teams have been impressive this season and will want to win this game.
Manchester City are currently third in the Premier League table and have excelled in recent weeks. The Cityzens suffered a 2-0 loss to PSG last month and cannot afford a similar result this weekend.
Club Brugge, meanwhile, occupy second place in their domestic league and have surpassed their weight in the UEFA Champions League. The Belgian giants impressed against PSG and RB Leipzig and have a point to prove in this game.
Club Brugge face-to-face vs Manchester City
Club Brugge have never played an official match against Manchester City and will have to adapt to a formidable opponent. The Belgians are the underdogs this week and will want to make history with a positive result.
Manchester City will likely dominate the ball but cannot afford to underestimate their opponents on Tuesday. Club Brugge has given PSG a hard time and will intend to make life difficult for the reigning English champions.
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Club Brugge vs Manchester City Team news
Eder Balanta missed the league game this weekend but should be able to recover in time for this game. Club Brugge have a healthy squad and will likely settle on the counter against Manchester City.
Ferran Torres is currently injured and will be unable to play a role in this match. Ederson and Gabriel Jesus are back from international duty and will be included in the squad.
Injured: Ferran Torres
Unavailable: Benjamin mendy
Club Brugge vs Manchester City Predicted XI
Club Brugge Predicted XI (4-4-2): Simon Mignolet; Eduard Sobol, Stanley N’Soki, Jack Hendry, Clinton Mata; Eder Balanta, Mats Rits, Noa Lang, Kamal Sowah; Hans Vanaken, Charles De Ketelaere
Manchester City Predicted XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Joao Cancelo, Aymeric Laporte, Ruben Dias, Kyle Walker; Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne; Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Gabriel Jesus
Prediction Club Bruges vs Manchester City
Manchester City have been impressive this season but have some issues to work out ahead of this game. The Cityzens can be unstoppable in their day and will want to do their best in this game.
Club Brugge packs a punch in their day and are perfectly capable of creating a surprise in this game. Manchester City are the best team on paper, however, and should be able to win this game.
Prediction: Club Bruges 1-2 Manchester City
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