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Man City v Borussia Dortmund predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Man City are looking to take one step closer towards European glory

Manchester City are the first of three English teams kicking off their Champions League quarter-final ties this week as they face Borussia Dortmund.

Pep Guardiola’s side could join Liverpool and Chelsea in a Premier League-dominated last four if the three clubs do the business over their two-legged ties.

But out of the trio of English sides left in the competition, you could argue it is Man City who want to win in Europe more than anybody else.

The Sky Blues are still yet to win the trophy and Guardiola is without a Champions League triumph in ten years.

If they can take their ruthless domestic form into this one, it is hard to see how Dortmund can stay in the tie at the Etihad.

However, City have failed numerous times in Europe against the likes of Liverpool, Spurs and Lyon, all of which they were the favourites to progress from beforehand.

Will it be a case of fourth time luck or can Dortmund take a giant step towards the last four with a victory in England tonight?

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The Spanish manager has a fully fit squad heading into the game, with every one of his Man City players available for selection.

But Dortmund trio Jadon Sancho, Dan-Axel Zagadou and Axel Witsel will play no part due to injury.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

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When is the match?

The game kicks off at at 8pm BST on Tuesday, 6 April.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on BT Sport 3 and subscribers will also be able to stream the match via the BT Sport app.

Line-ups

MCI – Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Mendy; Fernandinho, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Silva, Sterling, Foden

DOR – Hitz; Can, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro; Delaney, Bellingham, Dahoud; Hazard, Haaland, Reus

Odds

Man City – 1/3

Draw – 17/4

Borussia Dortmund – 8/1

Prediction

Manchester City will not let anyone – not even Haaland – stand in the way of them taking a lead into the second leg. That being said, it is unlikely they will have a tie-ending advantage come the end of this evening. 3-1 Man City.

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