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Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach prediction, preview, team news and more | UEFA Champions League 2020-21




Manchester City play Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday at the Puskas Arena for the return match of the round of 16. UEFA Champions League.

Manchester City enter this game thanks to Scott Parker’s 3-0 win over Fulham yesterday in the English Premier League. Goals from midfielder John Stones, Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus and experienced Argentine striker Sergio Aguero secured Manchester City’s victory over Pep Guardiola in the second half.

Borussia Monchengladbach, on the other hand, lost 3-1 to Augsburg’s Heik Herrlich yesterday in the Bundesliga. Goals from Swiss international Ruben Vargas, striker Marc Richter and striker Andre Hahn from the second half concluded the deal for Augsburg. German national team player Florian Neuhaus scored a consolation goal for Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach, head to head matches

In five meetings between the two sides, Manchester City has a clear advantage. They won four games and drew one.

The two clubs last clashed last month in the first game of the round of 16 and Manchester City beat Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0. Goals from Portuguese midfielder Bernard Silva and Brazilian international Gabriel Jesus secured a victory for Manchester City.

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Borussia Monchengladbach Bundesliga Form Guide: YYYY

Manchester City – Borussia Monchengladbach Team News

Manchester City

Manchester City could be without Dutch defender Nathan Ake, who is nursing the injury. In addition, there are no known issues, and manager Pep Guardiola is expected to have a fully prepared team at his disposal.

Injured: None

Suspicious: Nathan Ake

Suspended: None

Borussia Monchengladbach

Meanwhile, Borussia Monchengladbach manager Marco Rose will not be able to use the services of German midfielder Christoph Kramer, Algerian left-back Ramy Bensebaini and young striker Torben Mussel.

Injured: Ramy Bensebaini, Christoph Kramer, Torben Musel

Suspicious: None

Suspended: None

Manchester City – Borussia Monchengladbach predict XI

Manchester City predicts XI (4-2-3-1): Ederson Moraes, Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero

Borussia Monchengladbach predicts XI (4-3-3): Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Matthias Ginter, Nico Elvedi, Oscar Wendt, Denis Zakaria, Florian Neuhaus, Breel Embolo, Lars Stindl, Marcus Thuram, Alassane

Manchester City – Borussia Monchengladbach Prediction

After a light start to the season, Manchester City now sits at the top of the Premier League table. They are 17 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United, who are two games behind. Pep Guardiola’s team has been in good shape lately and is considered by many to be one of the favorites to win the Champions League this season.

Borussia Monchengladbach, on the other hand, is struggling. Manager Marco Rose will join Borussia Dortmund for the summer, but there have been suggestions that Gladbach could fire him after poor recent results.

Manchester City is in terrifying form and will be the favorite here.

Prediction: Manchester City 2: 0 Borussia Monchengladbach

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Posted March 14, 2021, 11:44 IST