2021-22 season is approaching the end and the most jam-packed schedule in April is here. All the teams across Europe are fighting for their respective goals and the most entertaining of all, the Uefa Champions League is back again. 8 teams are battling to secure the last 4 spots in the semi-final. Last season’s runners-up Manchester City is going to host defending La Liga champion Atletico Madrid for the 1st leg of the quarter-final. Here is the match preview, date & time, tv broadcast & live streaming, probable squad, and prediction of the anticipated encounter of Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid.
|UCL Quarter-Final, 1st Leg
Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid
|Date||05 April, Tuesday|
|Time||09:00 p.m, CET|
|Live Stream||DAZN, Fubo tv, Paramount+|
Match Preview Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid:
Under the stewardship of Pep Guardiola, Manchester City has become a winning machine. The Spaniard won 3 premier league titles already nevertheless he failed to deliver the utmost prize to the citizens. Therefore, his prime target this time is to achieve European glory and his well-drilled team is more than ready to go for everything. They’re the league leaders in England notwithstanding the margin is just one point. They did well in their group round where they lost only once against PSG. In the last 16, they did great against Sporting CP. Their defensive strength is envious.
Last season’s Spanish champion Atletico isn’t in great shape this season. Currently, they’re sitting in the fourth position and 12 points off of the top of the table. Fifth positioned Real Betis will certainly try to replace them for the next season’s UCL position. However, they’re performing better in the continental competition. They were poor in the group phase and managed to win merely two matches but drew in 1st leg at Wanda Metropolitano while facing Manchester United and then they won the away match at Old Trafford. That win gives them a huge boost. Now they intend to do a Manchester double by knocking City out of the UCL.
When & where the Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid match will be played?
Manchester City will host Atletico at their home ground, Etihad stadium. The Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid match will be played on 5 April, Tuesday at 09.00 pm on Central European time.
Head to head results of Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid:
Atletico Madrid: 2 wins
Manchester City: 2 losses
Draw: 2 matches
Man City: W-W-D-D-W
Manchester City will be without their regular defender Ruben Dias. Apart from that, they have no other injury concerns. Kyle Walker is suspended. There is no major fitness issue on Simeone’s side. Carrasco is suspended.
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T V Broadcast & live streaming of Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid:
- Bein Sports
- Bein Sports CONNECT (USA)
- Bein Sports Mitele plus (middle east)
- Fanatiz USA
- Bt Sport 2
- Bt Sport ultimate
- Sony Ten 2 SD & HD (India)
Live Streaming of Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid:
- Fubo tv
- Sky Sports
Probable XI Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid:
Manchester City: Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Ake, Rodi, De Bruyene, Gundogan, Mahrez, Sterling, Grealish.
Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Savic, Gimenez, Vrsaljko, Reinildo, Koke, De Paul, Llorente, Lodi, Felix, Griezmann.
Prediction: Manchester City will win the match.