Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach Probable Lineups, Fixtures, Predictions
Manchester City will ‘host’ Borussia M. at Puskás Aréna in the return match of the UCL 1/8 finals. The fixture will be held on March 17, 01:30 IST.
The Champions League is coming back this Wednesday! If you’re interested in Manchester City or Borussia M, you should mark March 17 on your calendar. It’s time for Gladbach’s side to take all their chances and try to make a comeback. Fans and critics are looking ahead to the game. The opponents will face each other again at the Puskás Aréna. Goals from Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus saw the Premier League leaders ease to a 2-0 win in the first leg, is it an easy walk straight to the next stage for Manchester City?
Manchester City News & Current Form:
The first meeting, which took place on a neutral pitch in Budapest, ended with a 2-0 win for the English side. City scored an away goal in each half.
In their last matches, Man City thrashed Southampton 5-2 at home and secured a comfortable 3-0 win against Fulham.
After 30 rounds of the English Premier League, Man City are leading the table with 71 points. The goal difference is 64-21.
The team is having a fantastic winning streak, even in spite of losing the Manchester derby.
Borussia Monchengladbach News & Current Form:
Borussia are in abysmal form. Since the announcement of the summer transfer of coach Marco Rosé to Borussia Dortmund, the Gladbach side have lost all six matches in all competitions. It will be difficult for them to challenge Manchester City.
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After 25 Bundesliga tours, Borussia M. are 10th with only 33 points. The goal difference is 41-40.
Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach Head-To-Head Record:
In five head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Manchester City hold a clear advantage. They have won four games and drawn one.
Manchester City form guide: W-W-W-L-W-W
Borussia Monchengladbach form guide: L-L-L-L-L-L
Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach Predicted XI:
Manchester City Predicted 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 Predicted 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 Plea
Statistical preview of the match Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach:
- Manchester City have 2 away goals advantage after the first leg.
- Borussia have lost their last 6 games in all competitions.
- Manchester City have conceded only once in this Champions League campaign.
- Borussia M.Gladbach have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 3 matches (Champions League).
Manchester City vs Borussia Monchengladbach Prediction:
Manchester City hold a solid first leg advantage after earning a 2-0 win. A 3-0 win at Fulham on Saturday night means City have failed to win just one of their last 24 competitive matches ahead of this second leg match up. City’s defence has appeared slightly shakier than usual in recent weeks, but Guardiola’s men should have no problems whatsoever repeating their first-leg performance and getting the job done in style. Monchengladbach and their soon-to-be ex-manager just cannot find inspiration from anywhere on the pitch at the moment, and we expect City to chalk up another triumph on their way to the last eight.
ParimatchNews staff prediction: Man City win and over 2.5
Bookmaker Parimatch gives a 1.71 to this scenario.