Manchester City vs Schalke preview: Champions League prediction, lineups, live stream, TV channel, h2h

Manchester City vs Schalke preview: Champions League prediction, lineups, live stream, TV channel, h2h
Manchester City is in position to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals after they welcome Schalke for the second leg of their last-16 tie.


Schalke vulnerable a shock in Gelsenkirchen as they junction rectifier 2-1 with 5 minutes of the first leg to play, 


however a sensational free-kick from their former star Leroy Sane – followed by a Raheem Sterling strike – bimanual Man town a 3-2 triumph.

Manchester City vs Schalke





Three away goals mean Schalke can have to be compelled to either win by 2 clear goals in Manchester or score a minimum of thrice, 


and sprightliness Guardiola is going to be assured of connection Tottenham and Manchester United within the last eight of the competition.


Pep Guardiola says Manchester town still has “work to do” after they face Schalke within the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on a weekday.


City are in an exceedingly robust position once staging a late comeback to win a dramatic match 3-2 in the Federal Republic of Germany.


That result means that Schalke got to score a minimum of a double at the Etihad to advance to the quarter-finals, 


however, they did lead the primary leg 2-1 before town fought back to win.


Schalke are in poor kind recently, losing 5 of their last six matches, together with the defeat to town.

Manchester City vs Schalke



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They were overwhelmed 4-2 by Werder Bremen on weekday and ar fourteenth within the Bundesliga, 


four points on top of the relegation play-off place.


Manchester City vs Schalke Team News


Fabian Delph could return from illness, although John Stones (muscle), Kevin De Bruyne (thigh), Fernandinho (muscle) and Claudio Bravo (Achilles) are all still out.


Leroy Sane should start after being rested against Watford at the weekend, with Danilo, 


Aymeric Laporte and Delph likely to feature with Nicolas Otamendi suspended.


Manchester City is without suspended pair Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho.


Both players received cards in the first meeting, although Fernandinho (groin) is injured in any case. 


Aymeric Laporte, who was on the bench against Watford at the weekend, could return after a hamstring injury.


Another defender John Stones (groin) will be assessed, but playmaker Kevin De Bruyne (hamstring) and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo (Achilles) are out.


Daniel Caligiuri (ankle) and Omar Mascarel (groin) are out for Schalke, with Alessandro Schopf out for the season.


LineUp


Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Danilo, Gundogan, Delph, Bernardo Silva, Aguero, Sterling, Sane


Schalke XI: Fahrmann, Nastasic, Oczipka, Bruma, Sane, McKennie, Serdar, Bentaleb, Mendyl, Uth, Kutucu


Score prediction: Man City 2-1 Schalke





TV channel and live stream, and online coverage


The match will be televised live on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 4K UHD. 


BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.


You can follow all the action with NEWGERSY Sport’s LIVE blog.


H2H


Of the previous 27 occasions of a side scoring 3+ goals away from home in the first leg of a Champions League knockout tie, all have gone on to progress, including six after winning 3-2.


Manchester City has won each of their last three meetings with FC Schalke 04 in European competition, including a 5-1 win in the 1969-70 Cup Winners’ Cup semi-final in their only previous home match against the German club.


Manchester City has only lost one of their 10 previous home meetings with German opponents in all European competitions (W7 D2), a 1-3 reverse in the 2013-14 Champions League group stages against Bayern Munich.

More Details:
 
(3-2 aggregate)
Uefa Champions League 2018-19 | Last-16, second leg
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Date: Tuesday, 12 March, 2019
Kick-off: 8pm GMT



Source: REUTERS

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