Manchester City and Young Boys have named their starting lineups ahead of tonight’s clash at the Etihad. The game could see Pep Guardiola’s side seal progression from Group G to the knockout stages of the Champions League with a win over the Swiss champions. For Young Boys, they’ll be looking to give themselves a chance of staying in the hunt in the group given they only have one point after 3 games.
For Manchester City Pep Guardiola has made 6 changes to the side that beat Bournemouth 6-1 on the weekend. In comes Ruben Dias, Josko Gvardiol, Rico Lewis, Matheus Nunes, Phil Foden and Jack Grealish. Nathan Ake, Kyle Walker, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Jeremy Doku and Julian Alvarez are all on the bench as the City boss rotates his squad. Erling Haaland starts after being substituted at half-time of the Bournemouth win with an ankle injury.
Here are the starting lineups for both sides ahead of kickoff:
Starting lineup: Ederson, Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, John Stones, Jokso Gvardiol, Mateo Kovacic, Rico Lewis, Matheus Nunes, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland.
Substitutes: Stefan Ortega, Scott Carson, Kyle Walker, Kalvin Phillips, Nathan Ake, Rodri, Jeremy Doku, Bernardo Silva, Oscar Bobb, Julian Alvarez.
XI | Ederson, Akanji, Stones, Dias (C), Gvardiol, Kovacic, Lewis, Nunes, Foden, Grealish, Haaland
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Starting lineup: Racioppi, Garcia, Benito, Camara, Amenda, Janko, Ugrinic, Lauper, Niasse, Itten, Elia.
Substitutes: Van Ballmoos, Marzino, Colley, Chaiwa, Nsame, Persson, Rrudhani, Blum, Lustenberger, Ganvoula, Males, Monteiro.