Manchester City vs Sporting CP: The Premier League leaders, Manchester City are all set to face the Portuguese outfit, Sporting CP. After the first leg, Sporting CP will look to forget the game whereas Manchester City will look to extend the lead from five goals.
Manchester City sank Manchester United in the previous game. They registered a 4-1 win against the arch-rivals and will look to continue their fine form. Kevin de Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez scored the brace against Manchester United.
Sporting CP registered a 2-0 win against Arouca. Islam Slimani scored the brace after halftime against Arouca. The team finds themselves in the second position and is six points away from the league leaders, FC Porto.
Match: Manchester City vs Sporting CP
Date and Time: 10th March, 1:30 AM IST
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Manchester City vs Sporting CP Head-to-Head
Manchester City and Sporting CP have played three games between each other in the past. Manchester City have registered two wins whereas Sporting have won once.
Manchester City vs Sporting CP Team News
Manchester City: Ruben Dias, Nathan Ake and Cole Palmer are out due to injury whereas Kyle Walker is suspended for the fixture.
Sporting CP: There are no absentees for the Portuguese outfit.
Manchester City vs Sporting CP Probable Playing XI
Ederson Moraes, Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling
Antonio Adan, Goncalo Inacio, Sebastian Coates, Zouhair Feddal, Pedro Porro, Daniel Braganca, Manuel Ugarte, Ruben Vinagre, Pablo Sarabia, Nuno Santos, Islam Slimani
Manchester City vs Sporting CP D11 Team
Antonio Adan, Sebastian Coates, Zouhair FeddalAymeric Laporte, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva (VC), Pablo Sarabia, Fernandinho, Raheem Sterling ©, Islam Slimani
Manchester City vs Sporting CP Probable Winners
Manchester City have a substantial lead and will rotate the squad for the second leg. The Portuguese outfit will look for a comeback but the Premier League outfit has enough quality to advance to the next round.
Predictions: Manchester City 2-1 Sporting CP
Manchester City vs Sporting CP Live Stream
The Manchester City vs Sporting CP game is available on the Sony LIV application and Sony Network