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.
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.
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.
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
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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.